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The Cambridge history of Greek and Roman warfare. Vol. 1, Greece, the Hellenistic world and the rise of Rome

Author: Philip A G Sabin; Hans van Wees; Michael Whitby
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
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Second volume of a systematic account of the various themes underlying the warfare of the Roman world from the Late Republic to the sixth-century empire of Justinian and his successors. It reflects  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip A G Sabin; Hans van Wees; Michael Whitby
ISBN: 9780521857796 0521857791 9780521782739 0521782732 9780521782746 0521782740
OCLC Number: 154706358
Awards: Winner of Society for Military History Distinguished Book Award: Reference Work 2009
Winner of Distinguished Book Award from the Society for Military History 2009
Description: xvii, 663 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: INTRODUCTION: THE HISTORIOGRAPHY OF ANCIENT WARFARE: The modern historiography of ancient warfare / Victor Davis Hanson ; Warfare in ancient literature: the paradox of war / Simon Hornblower ; Reconstructing ancient warfare / Michael Whitby --
PART 1. ARCHAIC AND CLASSICAL GREECE: International relations / Jonathan M. Hall ; Military forces / Peter Hunt ; War / Peter Krentz / Battle: A. Land battles / Everett L. Wheeler ; Battle B. Naval battles and sieges / Barry Strauss ; Warfare and the state / Vincent Gabrielsen ; War and society / Hans van Wees --
PART 2. HELLENISTIC WORLD AND THE ROMAN REPUBLIC: International relations / Richard Billows ; Military forces A. Land forces / Nicholas Sekunda ; Military forces B. Naval forces / Philip De Souza ; War / Jonathan P. Roth ; Battle A. Land battles / Philip Sabin ; Battle B. Naval battles and sieges / Philip De Souza ; Warfare and the state / John Serrati ; War and society / J.E. Lendon.
Responsibility: edited by Philip Sabin, Hans van Wees, Michael Whitby.

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