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Great Battles of the Classical Greek World

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Description for Great Battles of the Classical Greek World Hardcover. Gives a clear narrative for 18 selected battles and sieges from the Classical Greek period. Num Pages: No illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBW; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 242 x 33. Weight in Grams: 638.
This book presents a selection of eighteen land battles and sieges that span the Classical Greek period, from the Persian invasions to the eclipse of the traditional hoplite heavy infantry at the hands of the Macedonians. This of course is the golden age of the hoplite phalanx but Owen Rees is keen to cover all aspects of battle, including mercenary armies and the rise of light infantry, emphasising the variety and tactical developments across the period. Each battle is set in context with a brief background and then the battlefield and opposing forces are discussed before the narrative and ... Read more

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About Owen Rees
Owen Rees is a freelance historian, writer and researcher, as well as an assistant editor to Sparta: Journal of Ancient Spartan and Greek History. He studied Ancient History at the University of Reading and History (Research) at the University of Nottingham. He is a regular contributor to Ancient Warfare magazine.

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