15 July 1410
The Teutonic Knights are defeated by the Polish-Lithuanian forces: it is the beginning of the end for the order.
October 333 BC
With forced marches Alexander encountered and defeated in open field the "King of Kings" Darius III getting a great win and a great massacre.
17 October 732
Charles Martel defeats Abd al-Rahaman blocking the Muslim expansion into Europe.
1 october 331 BC
Two years after the triumph of Issus, Alexander destroys the last great Persian army led by Darius III, opening the way for the conquest of Asia.
9 april 1241
Also known as the battle of Legnica or battle of Wahlstatt, was a collision with the aim to stop the relentless advance of the Mongol Horde. Despite the victory, this was the most advanced point reached in Europe by the Tartars, later, the political destabilization of the Mongol Empire led to the retreat of the Horde.
At the battle of Cynoscephalae, known, in military terms, as the "encounter battle", the legions of Flamininus attack the phalanx of Philip V, while they are still in the deployment phase, routing them.
4 July 1187
The Crusaders defeat decreed the end of the Kingdom of Jerusalem and the Islamic reconquest of much of Palestine.
Philip II defeated Athenians and Thebans, cementing the primacy of Macedonia over the Greek poleis thanks to the contribution of his son Alexander who immediately proves his value on the field.
14 October 1066
Harold II is defeated by William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy so the throne of England passed to the Norman dynasty.
The battle of Cannae was the key battle of the Second Punic War and is still considered a masterpiece of military tactic, the most successful example of an encirclement maneuver accomplished by an army numerically inferior to the opponents.
6 April - 24 May 1453
The siege of Constantinople represent another example of the ancient confrontation between East and West, which in this case marks the moment of maximum splendour of the Turkish power.
September 52 BC
At the siege of Alesia, Vercingetorix's defeat causes the end of gaul civilization and began the establishment of the neo-Latin culture and Provencal French.