Small skirmishes in the Iron Age might have taken place, but rather than being wars they were probably more like raids. It would have occurred most likely between communities that were located near each other. The haphazard skirmishes that occurred would not have prepared them for, nor been anything like what they faced when the Romans invaded and started perpetrating actual warfare. The Romans brought with them the type of violent action, which is thought of as warfare today. Due to the dependence on sources like Tacitus and Caesar, archaeologists and historians have developed a skewed view of warfare in the Iron Age. However, how much of this warfare was took place and for what purpose can and should be debated. The actual amount of fighting that happened can only b...
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