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The ancient Greeks at war

Louis Rawlings

in The Ancient Greeks at War

Published by Manchester University Press

Published in print October 2007 | ISBN: 9780719056574
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781781700839 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7228/manchester/9780719056574.003.0012
The ancient Greeks at war

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This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the developments in warfare in Greece from the Late Bronze Age to the end of the classical period. It has described the Greek concept of war and peace, the patterns of military campaigns and the battlefield engagements during the age of the hoplite. This volume has chronicled the development of siege and naval warfare and explained the connection of war with the economy and religion.

Keywords: warfare; Greece; military campaigns; battlefield engagements; hoplite; siege warfare; naval warfare; economy; religion

Chapter.  2035 words. 

Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE)

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