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ISBN: 9789490258078
Per Boek Wijzer Taal: engels

Auteur: Josho Brouwers

A cultural history of warriors and warfare in early Greece.
Using the Homeric epics as a guide, the reader is presented with a cultural history of warriors and warfare in Early Greece: from the chariot-borne soldiers of the Mycenaean palaces to the seaborne raiders of women and cattle of the Dark Age; from the men of bronze who helped assert Egyptian sovereignty, down to the battles of Thermopylae and Salamis. Along the way, a number of detailed issues are considered, including the proper place of the Greek hoplite in the history of the Eastern Mediterranean, the possible origins of the Argive shield, developments in naval warfare, and the activities of Greek mercenaries.
Written for an audience of serious students and specialists alike, Henchmen of Ares offers a detailed treatment of the relevant sources, with extensive bibliographic notes.
The author, Mediterranean archaeologist Josho Brouwers, wrote a doctoral dissertation on Early Greek warfare. He is currently editor of Ancient Warfare magazine.

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    Aantal pagina's 254 pagina's
    Afmetingen 26,6 x 22 x 1,9 cm
    Auteur Josho Brouwers
    Bindwijze Hardcover
    Category Boeken
    Category Geschiedenis
    Category Geschiedenis & Maatschappij
    Category Klassieke oudheid
    Co-redacteur Duncan Campbell
    Druk 1e druk
    Extra groot lettertype Nee
    Rubriekspad <Boeken><Geschiedenis & Maatschappij><Geschiedenis>
    Rubriekspad <Boeken><Geschiedenis & Maatschappij><Geschiedenis><Klassieke oudheid>
    Illustraties Met illustraties
    Redacteur Jona Lendering
    Subtitel warriors and warfare in early Greece
    Taal Engels
    Uitgever Karwansaray Publishers
    Verschijningsdatum november 2013