Land Battles in 5th Century B. C. Greece: A History and Analysis of 173 Engagements
"Relying heavily on primary sources such as Herodotus, Thucydides and Plutarch, this volume provides the first-ever tactical level survey of all Greek land engagements which occurred during the 5th century BC, a seminal period in the history of western warfare"--Provided by publisher.
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Land Battles in 5th Century B.C. Greece: A History and Analysis of 173 ...
Fred Eugene Ray
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5th century Acragas action Agis allies Anapus archers Argives Argos armor army array assault Athenians Athens Athens’s attack battle battleﬁeld Boeotians bowmen Brasidas camp campaign cavalry city’s command conﬁdence contingent Corinth Corinthian counter wall defeat defense Demosthenes deployed Diodorus eight shields deep enemy enemy’s engagement Epipolae ﬁeld ﬁght ﬁghters ﬁles ﬁnal ﬁnally ﬁnd ﬁre ﬁrst ﬁve flank fleet force formation Greece Greeks Gylippus hamippoi Heavy infantry helots Himera hoplites horsemen Ionian island javelins land light foot troops light infantry light-armed lochos losses manpower Mantinea Marathon marched Megarans mercenaries Miletos missile Motya mounted moved Nicias numbers opponents othismos Peloponnese Peloponnesian peltasts percent perioeci Persian phalanx Plataea Potidaea psiloi ranks rear rebels retreat riders right wing River Selinous ships shock combat Sicily Sicyon side siege signiﬁcant skirmishers slingers sparabara Spartan spartiates spear spearmen strength Syracusans Syracuse tactics Tegeans terrain Thermopylae Thrasybulus took triremes victory Xerxes