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Soldiers and ghosts [electronic resource] : a history of battle in classical antiquity / J.E. Lendon.

By: Lendon, J. E.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xii, 468 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780300128994 (electronic bk.); 0300128991 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Military history, Ancient | Military art and science -- History | Histoire militaire ancienne | Art et science militaires -- Histoire | HISTORY -- Military -- Pictorial | Oorlogvoering | Klassieke oudheidGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Soldiers and ghosts.DDC classification: 355/.00937 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The Greeks. Fighting in the Iliad -- The last Hoplite -- Two stubborn Spartans in the Persian War -- The guile of Delium -- The arts of war in the early fourth century BC -- Alexander the Great at the Battle of Issus -- Hellenistic warfare (323-31BC) -- The Greeks, conclusion -- The Romans. Early Roman warfare -- The wrath of Pydna -- Caesar's Centurions and the Legion of Cohorts -- Scenes from the Jewish War, AD 67-70 -- Shield wall and mask -- Julian in Persia, AD 363 -- The Romans, conclusion -- Author's note and acknowledgments -- Chronology of Greek and Roman warfare.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 393-403) and index.

The Greeks. Fighting in the Iliad -- The last Hoplite -- Two stubborn Spartans in the Persian War -- The guile of Delium -- The arts of war in the early fourth century BC -- Alexander the Great at the Battle of Issus -- Hellenistic warfare (323-31BC) -- The Greeks, conclusion -- The Romans. Early Roman warfare -- The wrath of Pydna -- Caesar's Centurions and the Legion of Cohorts -- Scenes from the Jewish War, AD 67-70 -- Shield wall and mask -- Julian in Persia, AD 363 -- The Romans, conclusion -- Author's note and acknowledgments -- Chronology of Greek and Roman warfare.

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