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    Ancient Greek and Roman Warfare: A Sourcebook (Bloomsbury Sources in Ancient History) (Hardback) By (author) Matthew Trundle

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    DescriptionWarfare was of central importance to ancient societies and recent years have seen an explosion of interest in almost every aspect of ancient warfare. This book, however, will fill an important gap, by providing a broad selection of source material with explanatory commentary covering the whole period of antiquity. What makes this book different is its focus on continuity and change through the long duration, the detailed commentaries on the evidence presented, as well as a holistic focus on war, society, economics and religion alongside tactical and strategic considerations. It will highlight problems and debates about ancient warfare, providing readers with the source material on key and controversial subjects, such as the origins and development of hoplite warfare or the introduction of the poor into the Roman Republican armies.


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    Title
    Ancient Greek and Roman Warfare
    Subtitle
    A Sourcebook
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Matthew Trundle
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 380
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780826419422
    ISBN 10: 0826419429
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    BIC subject category V2: HBW
    Libri: I-HP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.7T
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Abridged Dewey: 930
    LC classification: DE
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    DC22: 355.02
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA1
    BISAC V2.8: HIS030000, TEC025000, HIS002000
    B&T Approval Code: A44091000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027130
    B&T Approval Code: A14202000
    BIC subject category V2: 3D, 1QDAR, 1QDAG
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000
    DC23: 937
    Publisher
    Continuum Publishing Corporation
    Imprint name
    Continuum Publishing Corporation
    Publication date
    11 February 2016
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Dr Matthew Trundle is Senior Lecturer in Classics at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His research specialities are the history of Greece, Rome and the Near East, as well as Greek warfare and historiography. His most recent publication is Greek Mercenaries: From the late Archaic Period to Alexander (Routledge, 2004)
    Table of contents
    Introduction; 1: Attitudes to Warfare; 2: The Homeric and Early Greek World 1300-500 BCE; 3: The Hoplite and Greek World 700BCE-412 CE; 4: Naval Warfare; 5: The Transformation of Greek Warfare 412-338 CE; 6: Philip and Alexander the Great; 7: Hellenistic Warfare; 8: Early Italian and Roman Warfare; 9: Roman Army of the Great Wars 264-146 BCE; 10: The Late Republic; 11: The Early Empire; 12: Late Antique Warfare; 13: Conclusion - Continuity and Change.