Hoplites: Classical Greek Battle Experience (Paperback)
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Short Description for Hoplites Explores the experiences, techniques and rituals of soldiers in battle on the plains of ancient Greece using a wide variety of contemporary research and sources.
- Published: 01 November 1993
- Format: Paperback 304 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780415098168 ISBN 10: 0415098165
- Sales rank: 850,748
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Full description for Hoplites
Incorporating 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.