What Was Crassus Thinking? - The

What Was Crassus Thinking? - The

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Today I wanted to take a closer look at the common narrative that Crassus was a bumbling idiot who caused the disaster of Carrhae. What was he thinking! Today we will attempt to reconstruct his chain of decisions to determine if they really were misguided.

As a reference for this rehabilitation of Crassus, I recommend the book "Defeat of Rome in the East: Crassus, the Parthians, and the Disastrous Battle of Carrhae, 53 BC" by Gareth C Sampson


Watch the video: Marcus Licinius Crassus: The Rise u0026 Fall of the Richest Man in Rome