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By Paul M. Bardunias,Fred Eugene Ray Jr.

ISBN-10: 1476666024

ISBN-13: 9781476666020

it's been 2500 years because the Greek heavy infantry often called hoplites ruled the battlefield. but they nonetheless seize the mind's eye at the present time, via a wave of profitable motion motion pictures, novels and documentaries. The mass-media acclaim for those famed warriors has, even though, helped spawn a few misconceptions approximately them.
Drawing on classical literature, archaeology and the most recent info from actual, behavioral and clinical technological know-how, this research of hoplite gear, strategies and command seeks to split glossy myths from observable proof. The authors unravel a few power controversies and increase new theories in regards to the nature of old Greek warfare.

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