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war, art of, Roman

Edited by John Roberts

in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

Published in print January 2007 | ISBN: 9780192801463
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191727061
war, art of, Roman

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The earliest Roman battle‐order was probably the spear‐armed hoplite phalanx, a single, close‐order infantry formation. In the 4th cent.

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Subjects: Classical Studies

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