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Arms and armour of the Greeks

by A. M. Snodgrass

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementA. M. Snodgrass.
SeriesAspects of Greek and Roman life
The Physical Object
Pagination151p. ;
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17181542M
ISBN 100801403995

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Arms & Armor of the Greeks is a clearly and concisely written book, which fulfils its purpose very well. Snodgrass provides an adequate and entertaining look at the equipment of a Greek soldier, however, the book is intended for historians and masochistic college by: The ancient Greeks were neither populous nor rich in natural resources, Snodgrass explains, so it is remarkable that they succeeded in battle as often as they did.

"Snodgrass's book on Greek arms and armour must rank already as a standard textbook It is as clear as any book can be on a surprisingly ill-documented subject." This book is an overview of ancient Greek warfare that expands on Snodgrass's earlier PhD dissertation, published in as Early Arms and armour of the Greeks book Armour and after nearly 50 years, that book is still the starting point when it comes to studying Early Greek arms and armour/5.

Get this from a library. Arms and armour of the Greeks. [Anthony M Snodgrass] -- "In Arms and Armor of the Greeks, A. Snodgrass uses literary, archaeological, and artistic evidence to piece together a picture of ancient Greek armory from the Mycenaean period through the.

The ancient Greeks were neither populous nor rich in natural resources, Snodgrass explains, so it is remarkable that they succeeded in battle as often as they did.

“Snodgrass’s book on Greek arms and armour must rank already as a standard textbook It is as clear as any book can be on a surprisingly ill-documented subject.” – Economist. Arms & Armor of the Greeks is a clearly and concisely written book, which fulfils its purpose very well.

Snodgrass provides an adequate and entertaining look at the equipment of a Greek soldier, however, the book is intended for historians and masochistic college students/5. The ancient Greeks were neither populous nor rich in natural resources, Snodgrass explains, so it is remarkable that they succeeded in battle as often as they did.

"Snodgrass's book on Greek arms and armour must rank already as a standard textbook It is as clear as any book can be on a surprisingly ill-documented subject."--EconomistPages:   Arms and armour of the Greeks by Snodgrass, Anthony M.

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Snodgrass,Johns Hopkins University Press edition, in EnglishPages: In more than 3, pieces of arms and armour were added from the Rustkammer, one of the first Russian museums in Oranienbaum (now Lomonosov) near St.

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"Snodgrass's book on Greek arms and armour must rank already as a standard textbook It is as clear as any book can be on a surprisingly ill-documented subject."--'Economist' "Helps to explain why (for one thing) the Greeks won the Persian Wars and how they then stuck for centuries, with true military unimaginativeness, to their far from.

Discussing the background, weapons and tactics of the ancient Greeks, this title describes the weapons, armour, chariots and other military equipment used from to BC. It traces how and when various pieces of equipment came into use; where they were introduced from; the effectiveness of /5(17).

Ancient Greek weapons and armor were primarily geared towards combat between individuals. Their primary technique was called the phalanx, a formation consisting of massed shield wall, which required heavy frontal armor and medium-ranged weapons such as spears.

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This beautiful book is a rare combination of detailed, comprehensive information and sumptuous visual appeal that will be cherished by anyone with an interest in the warriors and weapons of the ancient world.

The Spanish edition won the Hislibris Award for the 'Best Historical Book' for and is here faithfully translated into English. In January I started my doctoral thesis supervised by Prof. O.-H. Frey (Marburg an der Lahn) at the University of Hamburg, on the subject: ‘Arms, armour and warfare in Central Italy during the Iron Age, ninth to sixth century B.C.’.

Arms and Armour in Antiquity and the Middle Ages. also a descriptive Notice of modern Weapons. Translated from the French of M.P. Lacombe, and with a Preface, Notes and One Additional Chapter on Arms and Armour in England. UNUSUALLY BRIGHT. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Militaria, Arms & Armour Books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. A recent blog post by author William Shepherd on the website of Osprey Publishing discusses some points with regards to his printed statements on ancient Greek weapons and armour.

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