The Ancient Greeks at War (Hardcover)

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This book takes a thematic approach that analyses a broad range of military and social aspects of Greek warfare in the period from the Late Bronze Age to Alexander the Great. Topics include: the causes of war, land battles, sieges and naval warfare, as well as the economic, religious, political, and cultural impact of war.

About the Author

Louis Rawlings is Lecturer in Ancient History at the University of Cardiff

Praise For…

"This is a fine book, which strikes a judicious balance between accessibility and scholarship, covering a much wider range of topics than most books on warfare, and offers an intelligent and original interpretation of its subject."--Hans van Wees, University College London
"A well-written, up to-date and sophisticated survey of Greek warfare before the Macedonian period, with interesting and thought-provoking comments. A thoroughly useful book with lots of insight."--Alan Lloyd, University of Wales, Swansea

Product Details
ISBN: 9780719056574
ISBN-10: 0719056578
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication Date: October 1st, 2007
Pages: 272
Language: English