What Was Crassus Thinking? - The "Fool" of Carrhae

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Arienne King
by Invicta
published on 30 May 2021

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

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Invicta, . (2021, May 30). What Was Crassus Thinking? - The "Fool" of Carrhae. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2554/what-was-crassus-thinking---the-fool-of-carrhae/

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Invicta, . "What Was Crassus Thinking? - The "Fool" of Carrhae." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 30, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2554/what-was-crassus-thinking---the-fool-of-carrhae/.

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Invicta, . "What Was Crassus Thinking? - The "Fool" of Carrhae." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 May 2021. Web. 05 Feb 2023.

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