The Ancient World

The Ancient World (Original Series): From the first human civilizations to 500 BC
TAW - Rediscovery: The rediscovery of the ancient world by adventurers, scholars and archaeologists
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Synopsis: Alexander marches East to counter Ardeshir’s invasion, but the conflict ends in a stalemate. A short time later, a legionary rebellion along the Rhine brings the Severan regime to a bloody end.“The lenity of the Emperor confirmed the insolence of the troops; the legions imitated the example of the Guards, and defended their prerogative of licentiousness with the same furious obstinacy. The administration of Alexander was unavailing struggle against the corruption of this age…Fresh mutinies perpetually broke out; his officers were murdered, his authority was insulted, and his life at last sacrificed to the fierce discontents of the army.” - Edward Gibbon, History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Chapter VI, Part IVhttp://s407341505.onlinehome.us/Episode_B39_Excidium.mp3 The Roman War Plan for 233 AD http://s407341505.onlinehome.us/SASANID_ALEX.jpg The Bloodline Family Tree (Part 1) http://s407341505.onlinehome.us/B33_Bloodline01.pdf The Bloodline Family Tree (Part 2) http://s407341505.onlinehome.us/B39_Bloodline02.pdf. . .