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The Ancient Greeks
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Manufacturer: Osprey Books
Stock Number: OSP ELI7
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Author: Nicholas Sekunda
Illustrator: Angus McBride

About this book
The cradle of western civilization, the ancient Greek world, consisted of a series of independent city states some of which, such as Athens and Sparta, became major world powers. This authoritative volume by Nicholas Sekunda covers Greek warfare in the Classical Period, which stretches from the Greek victories over the Persian Empire to the death of Alexander the Great at the end of the 4th century. The book includes such famous battles such as Marathon, Thermopylae and Salamis and offers a detailed account of Greek military dress during this period, supported by 12 full colour plates by Angus McBride.

  • Introduction
  • Hoplite Warfare
  • 5th Century Cavalry
  • The Peloponnesian
  • The Lakedaimonian Hegemony
  • The Expansion of Thebes
  • The Plates: Key Notes
Paperback; May 1986; 64 pages; ISBN: 9780850456868

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