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The Hoplite Journals

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Published by Shearsman Books .
Written in English


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Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11376707M
ISBN 100907562817
ISBN 109780907562818

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  The first volume of The Hoplite Journals(I-XXIX) was published by Shearsman Books in This penultimate volume evokes, like its predecessor, events and places largely in South East and South Asia as well as the West, and continues the earlier volume's exploration of allegiances and identities within the troubled context of mostly colonial and ex-colonial : Martin Anderson. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   Hoplites. London: Routledge, COPY. Incorporating research found in ancient literary, iconographic, epigraphic, and archaeological sources, this book explores the experiences of the soldiers who conducted battle on the small plains of ancient by: 4. The Hoplite Journals are the records of campaigns into where language can take us, intense inner battles against complacency with words, the author challenging himself to experience as if for the first time, and capture what cannot be captured as precisely as motes allow.

After explaining the historical context and significance of the hoplite question, the book assesses and pushes forward the debate over the traditional hoplite narrative and demonstrates why it Price: $ Jason Crowley's book follows in the footsteps of recent attempts to approach ancient warfare through a modern theoretical lens in order to understand the individual in context on the ancient battlefield. His is a natural extension of the work of scholars like Victor Davis Hanson, Adam Schwartz, and, most recently, Christopher Matthew.   The Hoplite Military use of Ballistic Shields: Part 1, ca. – Octo armour, ballistic shields, Chiba, Daigre, First World War . Adam Schwartz's new book analyzes ancient Greek warfare and the role of the hoplite (a Greek foot soldier armed with a heavy shield called the hoplon) to argue against recent trends in scholarship that have replaced the heavily armed soldier fighting in mass formation with a new lighter, faster combatant battling (in some cases) in open order.. Schwartz focuses on the “practical aspects.

A, ‘Hoplites and heroes: Sparta's contribution to the technique of ancient warfare’, JHS 97 (), 11 – 27, at 12– ‘the cardinal item of hoplite equipment was the large round shield (invented by ) from which, according to Diodorus (xv ; cf. xxiii ), the heavy-armed infantryman (hoplites) took his name’. The footnote to.   Despite these views, the Hoplite Revolution theory still retains some value in explaining how the method of warfare can instigate changes in the political field. Indeed, in the case of Athens, the equality in the phalanx became the impetus for a more egalitarian society with more people gaining political integration. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. Very few hoplite armies had elite contingents who fought and died exclusively as a group and whose corpses thus could be identified on the field; the notable exception, of course, was the paired dead whom Philip of Macedon easily identified as the remains of the Theban Sacred Band at Chaironeia (Plut. Pel. 18, Mor. 76la-d).