Hoplites: The Classical Greek Battle Experience

1st Edition

Victor Davis Hanson

Routledge
Published September 2, 1993
Reference - 304 Pages
ISBN 9780415098168 - CAT# RU11814

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Summary

Incorporating research found in ancient literary, iconographic, epigraphic, and archaeological sources, this book explores the experiences of the soldiers who conducted battle on the small plains of ancient Greece.
The volume, which draws on the accumulated expertise of nine American and British scholars, emphasizes the actual techniques of fighting and practical concerns as the use of commands, music in warfare, the use of "dog-tags", and ritual on the battlefield.

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