Download E-books Warfare in Ancient Greece: Arms and Armour from the Heroes of Homer to Alexander the Great PDF

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By Tim Everson

In this primary accomplished learn of historical Greek struggle for over 35 years, Tim Everson discusses essentially and punctiliously the heritage, guns and strategies of the traditional Greeks. He describes the guns, armour, helmets, chariots and different army apparatus utilized in from c. 1550 to one hundred fifty BC and lines how and while a variety of items of kit got here into use; whether or not they have been brought from different areas or have been local advancements; the effectiveness of the armour and guns used and while and why issues replaced (or not). Set opposed to a history of a wide heritage of Greek war - how they fought, why they fought and the advancements in strategies over the centuries - he examines either the archaeological proof of tangible unearths, in addition to historical depictions of army gear on vases and in sculpture and literary proof of Homer, Herodotus, Thucydides and plenty of different old authors.

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