Greece and Rome at War
Greenhill Books, 1998 - 320 pàgines
In this sumptuous guide to twelve centuries of military development, Peter Connolly combines a detailed account of the arms and armies of Greece and Rome with this superb full color artwork. These are the best and most accurate representation of how the soldiers from these formidable military empires appeared. Making use of fresh archaeological evidence and new material on the manufacture and use of the weapons of the period, the author presents an attractive and impressive scholarly volume.
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Greece and Macedonia
The Phalanx in the Field
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