5 Of The Most Admired Ancient Elite Military Units

Ancient societies were no strangers to warfare. But history reveals that only very few fighting bodies can be considered the elite military units of the ancient world.

Jun 6, 2021By Colin J Campbell, MLitt in Ancient History, BA Ancient History & Civilization
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By Colin J CampbellMLitt in Ancient History, BA Ancient History & CivilizationColin J Campbell is a contributing writer and researcher, living in Melbourne, Australia. He currently writes across a wide range of creative non-fiction topics. He has strong interest in writing, visuals and sounds. Originally from Scotland, Colin studied Ancient History and Civilizations before completing an MLitt (distinction) in Roman history from the University of Newcastle. Focusing on ‘Slave, Bandit and Pirate Disorders’ within Roman Italy, he developed interests in the personal security habits of Romans. Colin also has expert knowledge in a wide range of topics that include military, politics, architecture, society and social issues.