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Battle in Antiquity

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Published by Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • World history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Military Science,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsA. Lloyd (Editor), Alan B. Lloyd (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9333989M
    ISBN 100715626957
    ISBN 109780715626955

      In this battle Scipio's oponents were a half-starved, ill-trained rabble that he probably outnumbered. Nonetheless, this battlee must most surely rank as one of the greatest of all time, purely for the sheer sophistication of the tactics that Scipio used to cut these poor scarecrows to pieces, easily rivalling Cannae. Roman Empire and Early Medieval Era, this book examines in chrono-logical order the Battle of Kadesh ( BCE), the Battle of Nineveh mixed elements or a naval battle, each of these great battles has been documented in antiquity by reliable sources and analyzed amply since.

    Battle in Antiquity edited by Alan B. Lloyd: ISBN , paperback, viii+ pp., , GB £   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Soldiers and Ghosts: A History of Battle in Classical Antiquity by J. E. Lendon at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Brand: Yale University Press.

    Subtitled A History of Battle in Classical Antiquity, Soldiers and Ghosts turned out to be a far different book from what I expected. If you're looking for a complete military history of the classical world or a detailed exposition on organization, tactics and weapons look elsewhere.   TOP BATTLES IN ANTIQUITY 1. TOP BATTLES IN ANTIQUITY 2. BATTLE OF PLATAEA BC 3. STATS Battle Between: Persians and Greeks Greek Leaders: General Pausanias and Aristides Persian Leader: Mardonius Date: August BC Victory: Greece Location: Plataea, Greece Greek Army: 40, men Persian Army: 70,–, men.


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Re: maps, see Richard A. Gabriel's books "The Great Battles of Antiquity," and his "Empires at War," three volumes, have maps of, for example, the "Battle of Pharsalus," which graphically represents Caesar's placement of the "six cohort line" at on oblique angle behind his by: 2.

Battle In Antiquity book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The experience of warfare shaped soldiers and their families in the an /5(2).

Battle in Antiquity by Alan B. Lloyd (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work.

Cited by:   The experience of warfare shaped soldiers and their families in the ancient world. Drawing partly on modern studies of battle 'syndromes', this collection of essays examines this important phenomenon.

Contributions include: Warrior Mentality in Homer (Hans van Wees); Hoplite Warfare in Ancient Greece (Stephen Mitchell); Homosexuality and Warfare in Ancient Greece (Daniel Ogden).

The choice of ‘Battle in Antiquity’ as a topic for a volume of studies is a tribute to the influence of a single book. John Keegan’sThe Face of Battleis one of those rare studies that genuinely revitalizes a well-worn also Battle in Antiquity book something more than that, Battle in Antiquity book.

The experience of warfare shaped soldiers and their families in the ancient world. Drawing partly on modern studies of battle `syndromes' this collection of essays examines this important phenomenon.

Contributions include: Warrior Mentality in Homer (Hans van Wees); Hoplite Warfare in Ancient Greece (Stephen Mitchell); Homosexuality and Warfare in Ancient Greece (Daniel Ogden); The Moulding of.

How do fighting men act and feel in battle. How do they deal with the trauma of conflict. What determines the outcome of battle. Modern research on war, notably that of John Keegan and Victor Hanson, has posed these questions with a new acuteness. In the ancient world, warfare was a constant reality.

Much ancient literature deals with it. The present collection of original studies applies the. Lendon then went on to release Soldiers and Ghosts: A History of Battle in Classical Antiquity in and Song of Wrath: The Peloponnesian War Begins in Lendon has received multiple awards for his teaching abilit J.E.

Lendon is a professor at University of Virginia, with a /5. "James Cuno's passionate, finely reasoned new book, Who Owns Antiquity. is a fresh salvo in the ongoing battle between museums that collect antiquities and modern states that claim to be the legal heirs of ancient societies and cultures Cuno mobilizes a wealth of anecdotes and examples to support [his] position.".

Battle in Antiquity by Alan B. Lloyd,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2). The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: from Marathon to Waterloo is a book written by Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy and published in This book tells the story of the fifteen military engagements, which, according to the author, had a significant impact on world history.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: 1. Heroes, Knights and Nutters: Warrior Mentality in Homer / Hans van Wees Hoplite Warfare in Ancient Greece / Stephen Mitchell Homosexuality and Warfare in Ancient Greece / Daniel Ogden Philip II and Alexander the Great: the Moulding of Macedon's Army / Alan B.

"Lendon situates battle firmly within its political, social, and economic environment The book is replete with insights, amply illustrated by examples. From the perspective of his enlightening ideological and motivational paradigms, Lendon conducts a useful review of the standard great campaigns of antiquity: Peloponnesian and Persian.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "First published in hardback in "--Title page verso. "This volume has its origins in a day-school entitled Battle in antiquity run by the Department of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Wales Swansea on Ap ". This book demands a response from its readers.

It is impossible not to be drawn in to the provocative (often contentious) discussion that Harvey Mansfield sets before us. This is the first comprehensive study of manliness, a quality both bad and good, mostly male, often intolerant, irrational, and ambitious.

Our 'gender-neutral society' does not like it but cannot get rid of it/5(2). Book Review: Carnage and Culture: Landmark Battles in the Rise to Western Power by Victor Davis Hanson J by Patrick Shrier I have been a fan of Dr.

Hanson’s work since I first read The Western Way of War: Infantry Battle in Classical Greece years ago while pursuing my undergrad degree in Military History. Carnage and Culture: Landmark Battles in the Rise of Western Power is almost 20 years old at this point and I wish I had read it back then.

Since I did not, let me review it now. First the facts: the book is pages of text divided into ten topical chapters with a preface, epilogue, and afterword.

Lendon’s Soldiers and Ghosts: A History of Battle in Classical Antiquity contains maps, photographs of pottery, art work, statues, and other historical evidence that shows the Roman’s story telling’s of their battles won and lost. The book is set up in a general format that makes it simple for most average paced readers to s: Ranging from the Battle of Champions between Sparta and Argos in B.C.

through Julian’s invasion of Persia in A.D. Soldiers and Ghosts brings to life the most decisive military contests of ancient Greece and Rome. Lendon places these battles, and the methods by which they were fought, in a sweeping narrative of ancient military history.

Lendon in his book, Soldiers and Ghosts: A History of Battle in Classical Antiquity, uses Greek and Roman culture to explain fundamental changes in the conduct of persuasively argues that competition and an obsession with the ancient past were the guiding principles of Greek se, Roman warfare was characterized by an insatiable lust for single combat and a.

Pages in category "Battles of antiquity" The following 13 pages are in this category, out of 13 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more). Free Online Library: Soldiers and Ghosts: A History of Battle in Classical Antiquity.(Book review) by "Air & Space Power Journal"; Military and naval science Science and technology, general Books Book reviews.

Printer Friendly. 24, articles and books. Periodicals Literature. His survey of the litany of 'great battles of antiquity' is infused with his own novel and challenging interpretations and insights."—James J.

Bloom, H-Net Reviews " Soldiers and Ghosts is an elegant inversion of the argument for a distinctive ‘Western way of war’ based on the idea of progressBrand: Yale University Press.