The English Longbow

The English Longbow

Transcript The longbow was one of the most devastating weapons in medieval Europe. It was a weapon that could launch projectiles hundreds of yards and pierce the heaviest of armor. It was the battlefield trump card to heavy armored cavalry. No country adopted and mastered the longbow quite like the English. One reason why they …

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Cursus Honorum

Cursus Honorum

Transcript In the Roman Republic, men of senatorial rank could compete for political offices which were placed in a set order and had to be earned sequentially.   This hierarchy was known as the Cursus Honorum.  The Cursus Honorum was the basis of political and social life in ancient Rome, and the fortunes of entire families …

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