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Hoplites at war : a comprehensive analysis of heavy infantry combat in the Greek world, 750-100 BCE / Paul M. Bardunias and Fred Eugene Ray, Jr.

Author/creator Bardunias, Paul M. author.
Other author/creatorRay, Fred Eugene, 1949- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]
Descriptionvii, 233 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents I.the tools -- Weapons -- Shields -- Body armor -- Other devices -- The men -- Culture -- Physicality -- Psychology -- The phalanx -- Hoplite formations -- The phalanx in action -- Special tactics -- Phalanx maneuvers -- Use of terrain -- Conclusions.
Abstract "Drawing on classical literature, archaeology and the latest data from physical, behavioral and medical science, this study of hoplite equipment, tactics and command seeks to separate modern myths from observable facts. The authors resolve some persistent controversies and advance new theories about the nature of ancient Greek warfare"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formMilitary history.
LCCN 2016034150
ISBN9781476666020 paperback alkaline paper
ISBN1476666024 paperback alkaline paper

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