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Ancient warfare : introducing current research

Author: Geoff Lee; Helene Whittaker; Graham Wrightson
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015.
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This volume provides chapters on current research into ancient warfare. It is a collection with a wide-range, covering a long chronological spread, with many historical themes, including some that have recently been rather neglected. It has wide academic relevance to a number of on-going debates on themes in ancient warfare. Each topic covered is coherently presented, and offers convincing coverage of the subject  Read more...
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Lee, Geoff.
Ancient Warfare : Introducing Current Research, Volume I.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geoff Lee; Helene Whittaker; Graham Wrightson
ISBN: 1443882364 9781443882361
OCLC Number: 922704152
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Symbolic Aspects of Warfare in Minoan Crete / Helene Whittaker --
Death of a Swordsman, Death of a Sword: The Killing of Swords in the Early Iron Age Aegean (ca. 1050 to ca.690 B.C.E.) / Dr. Matthew Lloyd --
Filling the Gaps: Catapults and Philon of Byzantium / Dr. Aimee Schofield --
Aeneas Tacticus and Small Units in Greek Warfare / Dr. Nick Barley --
To Use or not to Use: The Practical and Historical Reliability of Asclepiodotus'sa ́Philosophical' Tactical Manual / Dr. Graham Wrightson --
Furious Wrath: Alexander's Siege of Thebes and Perdiccas' False Retreat / Dr. Borja Antela-Bernardez --
Civil War and Counterinsurgency in Greece: Rival Systems of Hegemony during the Fourth Century BC / Konstantinos Lentakis --
The Problem of the Four Hundred Wagons: The Provisioning of the Ten Thousand on the March to Cunaxa / Dr. Stephen O'Connor --
War as Training, War as Spectacle: The Hippika Gymnasia from Xenophon to Arrian / Dr. Anna Busetto --
Trouble Comes in Threes: From Chariot to Cavalry in thea ́Celtic' World / Alberto Perez-Rubio --
The Late Bronze, Early Iron Age Transition: Changes in Warriors and Warfare and the Earliest Recorded Naval Battles / Dr. Jeffrey P. Emanuel --
Thucydides' Narrative on Naval Warfare: Epibatai, Military Theory, Ideology / Dr. Matteo Zaccarini --
Commemorating War Dead and Inventing Battle Heroes: Heroic Paradigms and Discursive Strategies in Ancient Athens and Phocis / Dr. Elena Franchi, Dr. Giorgia Proietti --
Ajax, Cassandra and Athena: Retaliatory Warfare and Gender Violence at the Sack of Troy / Dr. Susan Deacy, Dr. Fiona McHardy --
Treating Hemorrhage in Greek and Roman Militaries / Dr. Julie Laskaris --
Are You (Ro)man Enough? Non-Roman Virtus in the Roman Army / Dr. Adam Anders --
To the Victor the Spoils? Post-Battle Looting in the Roman World / Joanne Ball --
The Role of the Peace-Makers (Caduceatores) in Roman Attitudes to War and Peace / Dr. Hannah Cornwell.
Responsibility: edited by Geoff Lee, Helene Whittaker and Graham Wrightson.

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