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"Defeats: Lessons Learned from Historical Battles and Sporting Contests" The Battle of Bannockburn: Scottish resilience triumphs over English forces

Background imageDefeats Collection: Battle of Bannockburn

Battle of Bannockburn
The Scottish army led by Robert the Bruce defeats the invading English army of Edward II

Background imageDefeats Collection: Battle of Sobraon 1846

Battle of Sobraon 1846
BATTLE OF SOBRAON Sir Hugh Gough defeats a much larger army of Sikhs by skilful strategy and hard fighting - the last battle of the first Sikh war

Background imageDefeats Collection: Olympics / 1932 / Fencing

Olympics / 1932 / Fencing
Fencing: Piller (Hungary) defeats Gaudini (Italy) in sabres

Background imageDefeats Collection: Battle of Cowpens 1781Is

Battle of Cowpens 1781Is
At Cowpens, South Carolina, general Daniel Morgan defeats a British force under Colonel Tarleton

Background imageDefeats Collection: Battle of Ayacucho 1824

Battle of Ayacucho 1824
ALABES, Fidencio (19th century). Battle of Ayacucho. Battle on the 9th December 1824. General Sucre defeats the royalist

Background imageDefeats Collection: Quatre Bras / Hamilton

Quatre Bras / Hamilton
Wellington defeats Ney at QUATRE BRAS, foiling Napoleons plan to prevent the joining of the British and Prussian armies

Background imageDefeats Collection: Battle of Salamanca

Battle of Salamanca
Wellington decisively defeats the French under Marmont at Salamanca, destroying the French army at relatively little cost

Background imageDefeats Collection: Constantine and Cross

Constantine and Cross
The emperor Constantine defeats his co-ruler Maxentius outside Rome : a cross in the sky tells him In hoc signo vinces (In this sign you will win), and he later converts

Background imageDefeats Collection: Battle of Ligny / Napoleon

Battle of Ligny / Napoleon
Gneisenau at the battle of LIGNY, where Napoleon defeats Bluchers Prussians

Background imageDefeats Collection: Russia / 968 / Bulgarians

Russia / 968 / Bulgarians
A Russian force, led by Svyatoslav, Prince of Kiev, hired at great expense by Byzantine emperor Nicephorus II Phocas, defeats the Bulgarian armies

Background imageDefeats Collection: Battle of Marathon

Battle of Marathon
BATTLE OF MARATHON Miltiades, with 11, 000 Athenians and Plataeans, defeats the 60, 000-strong Persian army of Darius Hystaspes

Background imageDefeats Collection: Arthurian Tournament

Arthurian Tournament
Lancelot defeats Sir Mador de la Porte in the battle to uphold the honour of Guinevere

Background imageDefeats Collection: Sudan Wars: Tel-El-Kebir

Sudan Wars: Tel-El-Kebir
BATTLE OF TEL-EL-KEBIR Wolseley defeats Arabi Pashas army decisively, quashing the revolt : henceforward Egypt will be under British rule

Background imageDefeats Collection: Guiscard Defeats Arabs

Guiscard Defeats Arabs
The Saracens and Greeks are defeated by a Norman prince, Robert Guiscard, who rides triumphally into Palermo and takes the title of Count of Sicily

Background imageDefeats Collection: Vercingetorix before Julius Caesar after his surrender at the Siege of Alesia, 52 BC (engraving)

Vercingetorix before Julius Caesar after his surrender at the Siege of Alesia, 52 BC (engraving)
7185199 Vercingetorix before Julius Caesar after his surrender at the Siege of Alesia, 52 BC (engraving) by Royer, Lionel Noel (1852-1926); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageDefeats Collection: BATTLE OF CAMPERDOWN Duncan defeats a Dutch fleet on its way to help the French who plan

BATTLE OF CAMPERDOWN Duncan defeats a Dutch fleet on its way to help the French who plan to invade Ireland; eight Dutch ships are captured Date: 11 October 1797

Background imageDefeats Collection: Napoleon at Battle of Eylau

Napoleon at Battle of Eylau
Battle of Eylau - Napoleon defeats the Prussians and Russians

Background imageDefeats Collection: Battle of Stamford Bridg

Battle of Stamford Bridg
BATTLE OF STAMFORD BRIDGE Harald Godwinson (Harold, king of England) defeats invading Norwegians under Harald Haardraade

Background imageDefeats Collection: Battle of Bouvines

Battle of Bouvines
At the battle of BOUVINES, Philippe-Auguste of France defeats an army of Germans, Flemish and English, making his position in France secure

Background imageDefeats Collection: Events / Greece

Events / Greece
At SALAMIS, the Greek fleet of 370 vessels defeats the Persian fleet of 1000+, thus forcing Xerxes to cancel his plan to invade Greece

Background imageDefeats Collection: Titus Manlius horseback, Anonymous, Hendrick Goltzius, Franco Estius, 1645 - 1706

Titus Manlius horseback, Anonymous, Hendrick Goltzius, Franco Estius, 1645 - 1706

Background imageDefeats Collection: Hartland, 4 miles S, Torridge, near, 'Bloody Corner' (litho)

Hartland, 4 miles S, Torridge, near, "Bloody Corner" (litho)
8633535 Hartland, 4 miles S, Torridge, near, "Bloody Corner" (litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Hartland, 4 miles S, Torridge, near)

Background imageDefeats Collection: The Death of Duke Humphrey, 1447 (litho)

The Death of Duke Humphrey, 1447 (litho)
8661391 The Death of Duke Humphrey, 1447 (litho) by Norbury, Richard (1815-86); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Death of Duke Humphrey, 1447)

Background imageDefeats Collection: Fire ships used to defeat the Spanish Armada, 1588 (litho)

Fire ships used to defeat the Spanish Armada, 1588 (litho)
8641479 Fire ships used to defeat the Spanish Armada, 1588 (litho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Fire ships used to defeat the Spanish Armada, 1588)

Background imageDefeats Collection: Russian retreat after the Battle of Liaoyang, Russo-Japanese War, 1904 (litho)

Russian retreat after the Battle of Liaoyang, Russo-Japanese War, 1904 (litho)
8655532 Russian retreat after the Battle of Liaoyang, Russo-Japanese War, 1904 (litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Russian retreat after the Battle of Liaoyang)

Background imageDefeats Collection: The Defeat of an Ionian Fleet (litho)

The Defeat of an Ionian Fleet (litho)
8660891 The Defeat of an Ionian Fleet (litho) by Wigfull, William Edward (1875-1939) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Defeat of an Ionian Fleet)

Background imageDefeats Collection: Croesus led before Cyrus on the Capture of Sardis (litho)

Croesus led before Cyrus on the Capture of Sardis (litho)
8660846 Croesus led before Cyrus on the Capture of Sardis (litho) by Morrow, Edwin A. (1877-1952) ; Private Collection; (add.info.: Croesus led before Cyrus on the Capture of Sardis)

Background imageDefeats Collection: The Revolt of Megara, BC 447 (litho)

The Revolt of Megara, BC 447 (litho)
8660776 The Revolt of Megara, BC 447 (litho) by Prescott-Davies, N. (1862-1915); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Revolt of Megara, BC 447)

Background imageDefeats Collection: Thucydides in Exile (litho)

Thucydides in Exile (litho)
8660758 Thucydides in Exile (litho) by Prescott-Davies, N. (1862-1915); Private Collection; (add.info.: Thucydides in Exile)

Background imageDefeats Collection: Conquest of the Sea-Land by the Kassites (litho)

Conquest of the Sea-Land by the Kassites (litho)
8660931 Conquest of the Sea-Land by the Kassites (litho) by Morrow, Edwin A. (1877-1952) ; Private Collection; (add.info.: Conquest of the Sea-Land by the Kassites)

Background imageDefeats Collection: Caesar throwing himself from the Galley, after his defeat at Alexandria (engraving)

Caesar throwing himself from the Galley, after his defeat at Alexandria (engraving)
8658560 Caesar throwing himself from the Galley, after his defeat at Alexandria (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Caesar throwing himself from the Galley)

Background imageDefeats Collection: Humiliation of the Roman army by the Samnites at the Caudine Forks (engraving)

Humiliation of the Roman army by the Samnites at the Caudine Forks (engraving)
8635773 Humiliation of the Roman army by the Samnites at the Caudine Forks (engraving) by German School, (19th century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageDefeats Collection: Downfall of Carthage (engraving)

Downfall of Carthage (engraving)
8635730 Downfall of Carthage (engraving) by German School, (19th century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Downfall of Carthage, Third Punic War, 146 BC. Illustration from Rom)

Background imageDefeats Collection: This Mechanized Age, 1937: Amphibian Flying Boat (colour litho)

This Mechanized Age, 1937: Amphibian Flying Boat (colour litho)
8657520 This Mechanized Age, 1937: Amphibian Flying Boat (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Amphibian Flying Boat)

Background imageDefeats Collection: Teutons and Celts unite in Endeavours to drive the Romans from Gaul (litho)

Teutons and Celts unite in Endeavours to drive the Romans from Gaul (litho)
8661143 Teutons and Celts unite in Endeavours to drive the Romans from Gaul (litho) by Burton, H. M. (20th Century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageDefeats Collection: Thothmes III attacking the Syrians, XVIIIth Dynasty (litho)

Thothmes III attacking the Syrians, XVIIIth Dynasty (litho)
8661087 Thothmes III attacking the Syrians, XVIIIth Dynasty (litho) by McCormick, Arthur David (1860-1943) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Thothmes III attacking the Syrians)

Background imageDefeats Collection: The Pedigree of El-Moizz (litho)

The Pedigree of El-Moizz (litho)
8661080 The Pedigree of El-Moizz (litho) by Dudley, Robert Ambrose (1867-1951); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Pedigree of El-Moizz)

Background imageDefeats Collection: Tsar Michael Shishman of Bulgaria killed at the Battle of Velbuzhd, 1330 (litho)

Tsar Michael Shishman of Bulgaria killed at the Battle of Velbuzhd, 1330 (litho)
8661311 Tsar Michael Shishman of Bulgaria killed at the Battle of Velbuzhd, 1330 (litho) by Valda, John Harris (1874-1942); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageDefeats Collection: Battle of Vercellae, 101 BC (engraving)

Battle of Vercellae, 101 BC (engraving)
8626226 Battle of Vercellae, 101 BC (engraving) by German School, (19th century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Defeat of the invading Cimbri by the Romans under Gaius Marius at the Battle)

Background imageDefeats Collection: Carthage: Musee Lavigerie, Ossuaires puniques (b/w photo)

Carthage: Musee Lavigerie, Ossuaires puniques (b/w photo)
8674532 Carthage: Musee Lavigerie, Ossuaires puniques (b/w photo) by French Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Musee Lavigerie, Ossuaires puniques)

Background imageDefeats Collection: Carthage: Basilique de Saint-Cyprien (b/w photo)

Carthage: Basilique de Saint-Cyprien (b/w photo)
8674494 Carthage: Basilique de Saint-Cyprien (b/w photo) by French Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Basilique de Saint-Cyprien)

Background imageDefeats Collection: Carthage: Basilique de Damous-Karita (b/w photo)

Carthage: Basilique de Damous-Karita (b/w photo)
8674489 Carthage: Basilique de Damous-Karita (b/w photo) by French Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Basilique de Damous-Karita)

Background imageDefeats Collection: Carthage: Jardin du Musee Lavigerie (b/w photo)

Carthage: Jardin du Musee Lavigerie (b/w photo)
8674482 Carthage: Jardin du Musee Lavigerie (b/w photo) by French Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Jardin du Musee Lavigerie)

Background imageDefeats Collection: Carthage: L'Amphitheatre (b/w photo)

Carthage: L'Amphitheatre (b/w photo)
8674475 Carthage: L'Amphitheatre (b/w photo) by French Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: L'Amphitheatre)

Background imageDefeats Collection: Carthage: Chapelle souterraine dans l'Amphitheatre, ou furent martyrisees, le 7 mars 203

Carthage: Chapelle souterraine dans l'Amphitheatre, ou furent martyrisees, le 7 mars 203
8674473 Carthage: Chapelle souterraine dans l'Amphitheatre, ou furent martyrisees, le 7 mars 203, Sainte Perpetue et Sainte Felicite exposees a la dent des betes fauves avec Saint Revocatus

Background imageDefeats Collection: Grenade-thrower, 1750 (inset) Grenadier Guardsman, 1939 (colour photo)

Grenade-thrower, 1750 (inset) Grenadier Guardsman, 1939 (colour photo)
8668618 Grenade-thrower, 1750 (inset) Grenadier Guardsman, 1939 (colour photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Grenade-thrower)

Background imageDefeats Collection: Hoisting Nelson's Signal on Trafalgar Day, HMS 'Victory' (colour photo)

Hoisting Nelson's Signal on Trafalgar Day, HMS "Victory" (colour photo)
8669212 Hoisting Nelson's Signal on Trafalgar Day, HMS "Victory" (colour photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageDefeats Collection: Sea Adventure: The 'Mimi' and the 'Toutou' (colour litho)

Sea Adventure: The "Mimi" and the "Toutou" (colour litho)
8668775 Sea Adventure: The "Mimi" and the "Toutou" (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)



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"Defeats: Lessons Learned from Historical Battles and Sporting Contests" The Battle of Bannockburn: Scottish resilience triumphs over English forces, securing their independence. Battle of Sobraon 1846: British East India Company's victory marks the end of Sikh Empire in Punjab region. Battle of Cowpens 1781: American Revolutionary War takes a decisive turn as General Morgan outmaneuvers British troops. Quatre Bras / Hamilton: Tactical brilliance by Wellington saves the day against Napoleon's advancing army. Olympics / 1932 / Fencing: Despite defeat, fencer's display of skill and sportsmanship inspires future generations. Constantine and Cross: Emperor Constantine embraces Christianity after his defeat at the Milvian Bridge, shaping history forever. Battle of Ayacucho 1824: South American revolutionaries secure independence as Spanish colonial rule crumbles. Battle of Ligny / Napoleon: Prussian forces inflict heavy losses on Napoleon Bonaparte, altering the course of European history. Battle of Salamanca: Duke Wellington leads British troops to victory against French forces during Peninsular War. Russia/968/Bulgarians : Bulgarian expansion halted as Russian warriors defend their homeland with valor and determination. BATTLE OF CAMPERDOWN Duncan defeats a Dutch fleet on its way to help the French who plan - Admiral Duncan thwarts French ambitions with a resounding naval victory off Camperdown coast. Napoleon at Battle of Eylau.