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    DescriptionIncorporating research found in ancient literary, iconographic, epigraphic, and archaeological sources, this book explores the experiences of the soldiers who conducted battle on the small plains of ancient Greece. The volume, which draws on the accumulated expertise of nine American and British scholars, emphasizes the actual techniques of fighting and practical concerns as the use of commands, music in warfare, the use of "dog-tags", and ritual on the battlefield.


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    Title
    Hoplites
    Subtitle
    Classical Greek Battle Experience
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Victor Davis Hanson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 400 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415098168
    ISBN 10: 0415098165
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: JWD
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Abridged Dewey: 930
    LC classification: DE
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    B&T Approval Code: A44091000
    BISAC V2.8: FOR010000
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAG
    DC20: 355.00938
    Thema V1.0: JWCD
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    1 b&w photograph, 2 line drawings
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    01 November 1993
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    "The collection of hitherto unpublished essays brought together by Victor Davis Hanson in this book may be seen as the first scholarly approach we have had to what actually happened in a major battle between Greek city-states in classical times."-"The Classical Review ." . . indispensable for any serious student of Greek warfare or Greek society. . . . readily accessible to a wide audience."-"Classical World
    Table of contents
    The men and their equipment; the environment of battle; Hoplite tradition and practice.