The Ancient Warrior

3000 Bc-450 Ad

Spanning from the Bronze to the Iron Age, The Ancient Warrior 3000 BC-450 AD describes the armies that fought on the battlefields of the Classical World Les mer
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Spanning from the Bronze to the Iron Age, The Ancient Warrior 3000 BC-450 AD describes the armies that fought on the battlefields of the Classical World

Fakta

Innholdsfortegnelse

1. Mesopotamia: The Birth of the Warrior
An overview of the ancient world and a guide to the earliest armies such as the Babylonians, Assyrians, Sumerians, Hittites and Sea Peoples.

2. Warriors of Ancient Egypt
The rise of the Egyptian empire is fuelled by the use of peasant levies and grain stores.

3. Warriors of Ancient Greece
The rise of the citizen soldiers of Macedon, Sparta and Athens. Why hoplites dominated warfare, and the role of cavalry as shock troops.

4. Warriors of Ancient Rome
The Roman war machine, and why it was so successful. The various evolutions of the Roman legion through the centuries.

5. Warriors of the Post-Roman Era
The decline of the legions brought a new style of warfare, and new types of warrior. The dawn of the 'Dark Ages' saw an increased emphasis on mobile forces, especially horse archers.

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Om forfatteren

Martin J. Dougherty is a freelance writer specialising in military and defence topics. His published work deals with subjects ranging from naval weapons to personal security and self-defence. He is author of Small Arms: From the Civil War to the Present Day, Warriors of the World: The Ancient Warrior, and Weapons and Fighting Techniques of the Medieval Warrior. Dougherty has also written books on personal self defence, including Unarmed Combat (2010) and Extreme Unarmed Combat (2012).