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Greece and Rome at War lucidly demonstrates the face of battle in the ancient world. Covering the wars between the Greeks and the Persians and the epic contest between the Romans and their most capable opponent, Hannibal, as well as organisation, tactics, armour and weapons, and much more, this excellent work brings the armies of Greece, Macedon and Rome vividly to : £ Pen and sword in Greece and Rome.
Princeton, Princeton University Press; London, H. Milford, Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Lyman Spaulding.
He specializes in ancient Rome, especially the Late Republic and Early Imperial periods, and his previous works include the best-selling Ancient Rome on Five Denarii a Day, Ancient Greece on Five Drachmae a Day and, for Pen & Sword, Mithridates the Great: Rome's Indomitable Enemy () and Roman Conquests: Greece and Macedon ().Price: £ Towards the middle of the third century BC, the Hellenistic kingdoms (the fragments of Alexander the Great’s short-lived empire) were near their peak.
In terms of population, economy and military power each individual kingdom was vastly superior to. We are accustomed to think of the late Republic as a period in which Rome enjoyed almost uninterrupted military success against foreign enemies. Yet at the start of the first century BC, Rome, outnumbered and out-generalled, faced a hostile army less than a week's march from the Capitol.
Roman Conquests includes: Roman Conquests: Asia Minor, Syria and Armenia, Roman Conquests: Egypt and Judaea, Roman Conquests: Gaul, Roman Conquests: Italy, Roman.
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This book redresses the relative lack of work published on the role of war in classical myth and legend. At the same time it debunks the popular view that the Romans had little mythology of their own and idly borrowed and adapted Greek myth to suit their.
Pen and Sword, - History - pages 0 Reviews Pyrrhus was born into the royal house of Epirus, northwest Greece, but his mother was forced to flee into exile to protect his life when. Another set of limitations somewhat relate to the book’s format, but also to the author’s style, and to relatively poor editing, although the editing of a number of other Pen and Sword titles is much worse than in this one.
One the first point, the author has a bit of a tendency “to go” for sweeping and somewhat inaccurate s: Here are 5 books on the coming soon section of the Pen and Sword Website I am looking forward to reading Armies of Ancient Greece Circa to BC Conflict was rife among the Greeks of the Classical period, including some of the most famous wars and battles of.
He specializes in ancient Rome, especially the Late Republic and Early Imperial periods, and his previous works include the best-selling Ancient Rome on Five Denarii a Day, Ancient Greece on Five Drachmae a Day and, for Pen & Sword, Mithridates the Great: Rome's Indomitable Enemy () and Roman Conquests: Greece and Macedon ().
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Download books for free. Find books. This book is the first to examine the paradoxical role lost battles and defeat played in the success of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire. Over some years, the Romans proved adept at learning from military disaster and this was key to their eventual success and s: 7.
As with most Pen and Sword books there are a few typos but there are less in this entry. Sampson states at he end of this book he will be writing about popular politics in Rome from 70BC to 27BC, based on the quality of this entry I shall look forward to that. Read s: 1. He has made a special study of New Zealand armour and armoured units and has published nineteen books as well as many articles and chapters on the subject.
Among his most recent publications are War in the Balkans: The Battle for Greece and Crete and Monte Cassino: Armoured Forces in the Battle for the Gustav Line. The Macedonian pike phalanx dominated the battlefields of Greece and the Near and Middle East for over two centuries.
It was one of the most successful infantry formations of the ancient world, only rivaled by the manipular formation of the Roman legions. Review alert An American Uprising in Second World War England 📚 "An American Uprising is a very interesting read and, if you are unfamiliar with the depth of America’s historical racial problem, a surprising one too.
Pen and Sword Books Yesterday at AM Recommended reading: Battle of Britain 📚 ️ In this unique stud y, veteran historian and author Dilip Sarkar explores the individual stories of a wide selection of those who lost their lives during the ‘Finest Hour’, examining their all-too brief lives and sharing these tragic stories.
Frontline Books produce the finest military history publications across all eras and subjects, from Ancient Greece and Rome to the two world wars and the conflicts of the twenty-first century. Frontline Books lead the way in many fields, producing numerous ground-breaking works. Lindsay is currently working on a new book for Pen and Sword about Drusus the Elder's son, and Rome's most popular general, Germanicus.
The events of the early Principate were key in the legend of Rome and most books focus on Caesar or Octavian but there is an entire dynasty around these men. Drusus seems an overlooked character in history Reviews: He now lives in Plymouth with his wife and children.
His previous books, The Defeat of Rome (), The Crisis of Rome (), The Collapse of Rome (), Rome Spreads Her Wings () and Rome, Blood and Politics () were also published by Pen & Sword.
I am grateful that there are authors such as Matyzsak to write books like this, and publishers such as Pen and Sword to publish them. Considering the scarcity of sources on the topic, as Matyzak recognizes in the introduction, he still does an excellent job of using everything available to craft as complete account as possible on the career of the Roman s: