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Greek Hoplite 480-323 BC (Warrior)
Greek Hoplite 480-323 BC (Warrior)
by Nicholas Sekunda

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The Greek hoplite, the archetypal spear-armed warrior, is perhaps the most prevalent figure in our view of the 'Golden Age' of Ancient Greek civilisation. It was during this period that the state began to take greater responsibility for military organisation, and the arming and equipping of its citizens. From the victory at Marathon over Darius of Persia (490 BC), through bitter inter-state warfare, to the rise of Philip of Macedonia and his son Alexander the Great, the hoplite soldier was in the front-line. This title narrates the life and experiences of the common Greek warrior, how he was recruited, trained and fought, and also looks in detail at how his weapons, armour, shields and helmets developed in the course of time.




Product Details/Specifications:

Authors:
Nicholas Sekunda

Creators:
Adam Hook (Illustrator)

Recording label: Osprey Publishing
Publishers:
Osprey Publishing

Manufacturer: Osprey Publishing
EAN: 9781855328679
Binding: Paperback
ISBN: 1855328674
Number of items: 1
Number of pages: 64
Publication date: 2000-12-25
Release date: 2000-12-25
Language: English (Unknown)
Language: English (Original Language)
Language: English (Published)






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