6 edition of Ancient Greek warfare found in the catalog.
Ancient Greek warfare
Rob S. Rice
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||by Rob S. Rice.|
|LC Classifications||U33 .R53 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009006198|
Two of the best books you can read are Will Durant's History of Ancient Greece and Edith Hamilton's The Greek Way. Durant's book is part of a larger serious on the West, and it has been called a "symphony of history." Edith Hamilton was made an ho. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: This text on Greek warfare ranges from the concrete details of conducting raids, battles and sieges to more theoretical questions about the causes, costs, and consequences of warfare in archaic and classical Greece.
GREEK WARFARE The city-states of ancient Greece were in an almost constant state of war with one another. Allies quickly became enemies, and enemies quickly became allies. As the Greek philosopher Plato said, "Only the dead have seen the end of war.". Book description: From the soldier's-eye view of combat to the broad social and economic structures which shaped campaigns and wars, ancient Greek Author: Hans Van Wees.
We are therefore grateful to the publishers for including a volume dedicated to ancient Greek warfare in their Understanding the Ancient World series of introductory textbooks; as such, it is the first book on this topic especially designed for tertiary teaching purposes. The book follows the general chronology of Greek : Clemens Koehn. See Main Page for a guide to all contents of all sections. The full course, online, from Pre-history to Alexander. From Plutrach and Herodotus. Image files of the linear B script deciphered in by Michael Ventris and John Chadwick. A beautifully produced online course on Crete and Mycenae. Aeschylus play's are the earliest accounts we.
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Greek Warfare beyond the Polis assesses the nature and broader significance of warfare in the mountains of classical Greece.
Based on detailed reconstructions of four unconventional military encounters, David A. Blome argues that the upland Greeks of the classical mainland developed defensive strategies to guard against external aggression.
The hoplite was an infantryman, the central element of warfare in Ancient Greece. The word hoplite (Greek ὁπλίτης, hoplitēs) derives from hoplon (ὅπλον, plural hopla, ὅπλα) meaning an item of armor or equipment, thus 'hoplite' may approximate to 'armored man'.
Hoplites were the citizen-soldiers of the Ancient Greek City-states. Ancient Warfare. Books and ebooks about warfare in the Ancient World, examining the equipment, uniforms, training and tactics of soldiers and warriors on the battlefield, from the Spartans of Ancient Greece to the legendary Roman Legions.
Discover the weapons that they used, the fortifications that protected them and the battles they fought in.
From the soldier's eye view of combat to the broad social and economic structures which shaped campaigns and wars, ancient Greek warfare in all its aspects has been studied more intensively in the last few decades than ever before. This book ranges from the concrete details of conducting raids, battles and sieges to more theoretical questions about the causes, costs, and.
From the soldier's eye view of combat to the broad social and economic structures which shaped campaigns and wars, ancient Greek warfare in all its aspects has been studied more intensively in the last few decades than ever before/5(48).
Cambridge Core - Ancient History - The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare - edited by Philip Sabin. A major contribution to the debate over ancient Greek warfare by some of the world's leading scholars.
Men of Bronze takes up one of the most important and fiercely debated subjects in ancient history and classics: how did archaic Greek hoplites fight, and what role, if any, did hoplite warfare play in shaping the Greek polis.
In the nineteenth century, George Grote. Ancient Greek literature refers to literature written in the Ancient Greek language from the earliest texts until the time of the Byzantine earliest surviving works of ancient Greek literature, dating back to the early Archaic period, are the two epic poems The Iliad and The Odyssey, set in the Mycenaean two epics, along with the Homeric Hymns and the.
While primarily intended for those unfamiliar with ancient Greek history, Understanding Greek Warfare, a volume in the Routledge series “Understanding the Ancient World”, is an impressive achievement that can be read with some value by experienced scholars as well.
All about Greek Warfare: Myths and Realities by Hans van Wees. ancient Greek warfare in all its aspects has been studied more intensively in the last few decades than ever before.
This book ranges from the concrete details of conducting raids, battles and sieges to more theoretical questions about the causes, /5. For the Greek polis, warfare was a more usual state of affairs than peace.
The documents assembled here recreate the social and historical framework in which ancient Greek warfare took place - over a period of more than a thousand years from the Homeric Age to Alexander the by: Both the modern books I chose trace through the legacy of ancient Greece: what Greek authors and Greek ideas have meant, and may still mean.
One of the books covers all sorts of different areas and the other—particularly close to the bone in —is concerned with democracy. Get this from a library. Ancient Greek warfare. [Rob S Rice] -- A discussion of ancient Greek warfare, covering fortress cities, war on land and at sea, and the history of the Greeks at war, and profiling Alexander the Great.
Carey, Brian Todd. Warfare in the Ancient ey: Pen & Sword Military, pages. In Warfare in the Ancient World, Brian Todd Carey has produced a collection of 26 ancient battles, which serve as a fine introduction to the between the battles, Carey mixes in descriptions of the rise and fall of empires and the evolution of open-field battle.
Hoplites (HOP-lytes) (Ancient Greek: ὁπλίτης) were citizen-soldiers of Ancient Greek city-states who were primarily armed with spears and e soldiers utilized the phalanx formation to be effective in war with fewer soldiers. The formation discouraged the soldiers from acting alone, for this would compromise the formation and minimize its strengths.
Were ancient sports a means of preparing youth for warfare. In this lavishly illustrated book, a world expert on ancient Greek athletics provides the first comprehensive introduction to the subject, vividly describing ancient sporting events and games and exploring their impact on art, literature, and politics.
Ancient Athenian democracy, for example, had very little to do with our modern political system in Britain: the problem is that we have inherited the Greek word (the original meaning is "grip of Author: Charlotte Higgins. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Warfare in Ancient Greece: Arms and Armour from the Heroes of Homer to Alexander the Great by Tim Everson at Barnes & Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.
Thank you for your patience/5(17).The hoplite was a heavy infantryman, the central element of warfare in Ancient Greece. The word hoplite derives from hoplon meaning an item of armor or equipment, thus 'hoplite' may approximate to 'armored man'.
Hoplites were the citizen-soldiers of the Ancient Greek City-states.Book Description. Understanding Greek Warfare offers a wide-ranging survey of Greek warfare, from the Mycenaeans through to the Hellenistic kingdoms’ clashes with Rome.
Each chapter provides an overview of a particular theme and historical period, and a detailed discussion of the relevant sources, both ancient and modern.