Historical Dictionary of Ancient Greek Warfare

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Mai 2002



This resource strategically traces Greek warfare from 720 to 30 BC and its specific and extensive details-the wars, the troops, the armor, the military tactics, and other factors either affecting or affected by the wars.


Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 THE DICTIONARY Chapter 3 Glossary Chapter 4 Bibliography Chapter 5 About the Author


Iain Spence is Senior Lecturer in the School of Classics, History and Religion at the University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia. He is a member of the editorial board of Antichton, the journal of the Australian Society of Classical Studies, and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society in 1998.


The dictionary portion of the text covers the places, people, alliances, battles, and weaponry associated with ancient Greek warfare. Thus, the work is an excellent resource for information on specific wars...specific individuals...on places...on ancient military hardware, weapons, and tactics...For coverage of ancient Greek warfare, no other work provides this depth of detail...Academic libraries that support programs in classics or military history will definitely want to purchase this work. American Reference Books Annual Spence (classics, U. of New South Wales, Australia) included entries on wars, tactics, strategies, material, rulers, writers, cities, countries, plains, and generals in this reference. A quite lengthy introduction, chronology, and substantial bibliography are included... Reference and Research Book News ...well organized and thorough...Spence's book will be useful for undergraduates and specialists alike. CHOICE
EAN: 9780810840997
ISBN: 0810840995
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2002
Seitenanzahl: 391 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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