Today in history: How did Germans inflict Rome’s most devastating defeat?

Today in history: How did Germans inflict Rome’s most devastating defeat?

It wasn't just a defeat, it was an utter annihilation: three entire legions of the Roman Army gone. A routine mission to pacify a revolt had turned into a bloodbath, deep in the forests of Germania - but how?

Roman relics found in Rhine region show evidence of bloody uprising

Roman relics found in Rhine region show evidence of bloody uprising

Cologne celebrates its ancient Roman heritage

Cologne celebrates its ancient Roman heritage

The Roman Limes – frontiers of the Empire

The Roman Limes – frontiers of the Empire

Missing link in Roman conquest of Germany a ‘sensational find’

Missing link in Roman conquest of Germany a ‘sensational find’

Hesse unveils fragments of Roman emperor statue found in stream

Hesse unveils fragments of Roman emperor statue found in stream

Archaeologists uncover large Roman statue of Augustus

Archaeologists uncover large Roman statue of Augustus

Ancient Roman battlefield excavated in Lower Saxony

Ancient Roman battlefield excavated in Lower Saxony