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Land battles in 5th century B.C. Greece : a history and analysis of 173 engagements

Author: Fred Eugene Ray
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Relying heavily on primary sources such as Herodotus, Thucydides and Plutarch, this volume provides the first-ever tactical level survey of all Greek land engagements which occurred during the 5th century BC, a seminal period in the history of western warfare"--Provided by publisher.
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Military history
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Ray, Fred Eugene, 1949-
Land battles in 5th century B.C. Greece.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2009
(DLC) 2008036085
(OCoLC)173241120
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Eugene Ray
ISBN: 9780786452606 0786452609 9780786435340 0786435348
OCLC Number: 320437837
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 315 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction; I. The Spearmen; II. Arguing with Socrates; III. The Strength of Lions; IV. Prelude to Collision; V. Danger and Glory; VI. Daring and Destruction; VII. A World at Spear's Length; Conclusion; Table 1; Table 2; Table 3; Table 4; Bibliography; Index.
Other Titles: Land battles in fifth century B.C. Greece
Responsibility: Fred Eugene Ray, Jr.

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