Ancient Armies of the Middle East

Ancient Armies of the Middle East

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This text by Terence Wise explores some of the fascinating peoples who comprised the ancient armies of the Middle East: the Sumerians, who were the first to introduce the use of bronze into warfare, and were centuries ahead of the Egyptians in the use of the wheel - The Akkadians, whose citizen army was composed almost entirely of light troops - The Babylonians, whose people were granted land in return for army service - the horned warriors of the Elamites - the Egyptians, with thier heavy spearmen and archers - the tribal and warlike Libyans - Nubians and Ethiopians - Hyksos - the armies of the Hittite Empire - the Sea People and others.

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 180.34 x 241.3 x 5.08mm | 181.44g
  • Osprey Publishing
  • Osprey, United Kingdom
  • English
  • illustrations, map, bibliography
  • 0850453844
  • 9780850453843
  • 328,270

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About Terence Wise

Terence Wise is one of Osprey's most popular authors. Terence has been a respected historical writer for more than 25 years. With numerous books and articles to his credit, he has contributed more than a dozen titles to the Men-At-Arms series, mainly on medieval subjects including studies of the military orders and the Wars of the Roses.

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