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Marcus Licinius Crassus (ca. 115 BC – 53 BC) was a Roman general and politician who played a key role in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire.

The Battle of Carrhae between the Parthian Empire and the Roman Republic in 53 BC. The Parthian Surena decisively defeated a Roman invasion force, led by Marcus Licinius Crassus. It was one of the most crushing defeats in Roman military history. ~ art by Giuseppe Rava *

The Battle of Carrhae between the Parthian Empire and the Roman Republic in 53 BC. The Parthian Surena decisively defeated a Roman invasion force, led by Marcus Licinius Crassus. It was one of the most crushing defeats in Roman military history.

"Genetic testing of villagers in a remote part of China has shown that nearly two thirds of their DNA is of Caucasian origin, lending support to the theory that they may be descended from a 'lost legion' of Roman soldiers." They had fled from the disastrous battle of Carrhae. Multiple numbers of Roman Legions annihilated by the Parthians, Roman eastward expansion forever thwarted. Roman troops taken prisoner, sent to further soldier for the Parthians as mercenaries in the Fergana valley…

Genetic testing of villagers in a remote part of China has shown that nearly two thirds of their DNA is of Caucasian origin, lending support to the theory that they may be descended from a ‘lost legion’ of Roman soldiers. Tests found that the DNA …

Battle of Carrhae (53 BC), battle between Rome led by Crassus and Parthia led by Surena; Surena outnumbered by 5 to 1 gave Rome one of the worst defeats of their history

Battle of Carrhae BC), battle between Rome led by Crassus and Parthia led by Surena; Surena outnumbered by 5 to 1 gave Rome one of the worst defeats of their history

Parthian warrior at the battle of Carrhae in 53 BC, a disastrous defeat for Rome.

Parthian warrior at the battle of Carrhae in 53 BC, a disastrous defeat for Rome. - Licences available from

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Roman coin of Augustus (19 BC) showing a Parthian soldier returning the standards captured at Carrhae. Augustus hailed the return of the standards as a political victory over ParthiaBattle of Carrhae - Wikipedia

Roman coin of Augustus (19 BC) showing a Parthian soldier returning the standards captured at Carrhae. Augustus hailed the return of the standards as a political victory over ParthiaBattle of Carrhae - Wikipedia

Battle of Carrhae - Wikipedia

Battle of Carrhae - Wikipedia

Battle of Carrhae

At the battle of Carrhae in 53 BC Roman legionnaries were dazzled by silk banners carried by the Parthian cavalry.

The Battle of Carrhae, 53 BC.  The legionaries then formed the testudo formation, in which they locked their shields together to present a nearly impenetrable front to missiles.[26] However, this formation severely restricted their ability to fight in melee combat. The Parthian cataphracts exploited this weakness and repeatedly charged the Roman line, causing panic and inflicting heavy casualties.

The Battle of Carrhae, 53 BC. The legionaries then formed the testudo formation, in which they locked their shields together to present a nearly impenetrable front to missiles.[26] However, this formation severely restricted their ability to fight in melee combat. The Parthian cataphracts exploited this weakness and repeatedly charged the Roman line, causing panic and inflicting heavy casualties.

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