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Soldiers, citizens, and the symbols of war : from classical Greece to republican Rome, 500-167 B.C.

Author: Antonio Santosuosso
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997.
Series: History and warfare.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this comprehensive overview of ancient warfare, Antonio Santosuosso explores how the tactical and strategic concepts of warfare changed between the beginning of the fifth century B.C. and the middle of the second century B.C. and why the West - Greece, Macedonia, and Rome - triumphed over the East - understood geographically as Persia or ideologically as Carthage. He also shows how the role of warrior related to  Read more...
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Santosuosso, Antonio.
Soldiers, citizens, and the symbols of war.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997
(OCoLC)605211470
Online version:
Santosuosso, Antonio.
Soldiers, citizens, and the symbols of war.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997
(OCoLC)607848242
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Antonio Santosuosso
ISBN: 0813332761 9780813332765 081333277X 9780813332772
OCLC Number: 36461686
Description: x, 277 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Close Array and Pointed Spears: The Ways of the Greek Phalanx. War Among the Greeks. Weapons and Armor of the Hoplite. The Hoplite in Battle --
2. First Blood on the Plain of Marathon. Prologue. The Battle --
3. Greeks, Persians, and the Symbols of War. A New Invasion. Thermopylae. Salamis. Plataea. The Persian Army. Why the Persians Lost. The Symbols of the Victorious --
4. Rich, Poor, and the Wages of War at the End of the Classical Period. Sailors and Social Status. Spartan Society. The Mercenary System. Hoplites and Light Infantrymen. Thebes's Challenge of Spartan Supremacy --
5. Footmen, Horsemen, and the Symbols of Military Might. The Macedonian Army. The Ways of Alexander: Granicus, Issus, and Gaugamela.
Series Title: History and warfare.
Other Titles: Soldiers, citizens & the symbols of war
Responsibility: Antonio Santosuosso.
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