The Macedonian army was a fearsome sight, its soldiers armed with long spikes and marching in tight formation. Under Alexander the Great, it created the largest empire the world had ever seen.
They swept across the plains of Europe from the East, an unknown tribe from an unknown land. The conquered peoples of Europe believed the Huns were Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
The Janissaries were renowned in the Ottoman Empire for their military skill and loyalty to the sultan. They were respected by Muslims, dreaded by Christians and surpassed by no one.
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