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The The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare 2 Volume Hardback Set The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare


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Introduction: the historiography of ancient warfare: 1. The modern historiography of ancient warfare Victor Davis Hanson; 2. Warfare in ancient literature: the paradox of war Simon Hornblower; 3. Reconstructing ancient warfare Michael Whitby; Part I. Archaic and Classical Greece: 4. International relations Jonathan Hall; 5. Military forces Peter Hunt; 6. War Peter Krentz; 7. Combat. (1) Land battles Everett Wheeler; (2) Naval combat and sieges Barry Strauss; 8. Warfare and the state Vincent Gabrielsen; 9. War and society Hans van Wees; Part II. The Hellenistic World and the Roman Republic: 10. International relations Richard Billows; 11. Military forces Nicholas V. Sekunda; 12. War Jonathan Roth; 13. Combat. (1) Land battles Philip Sabin; (2) Naval battles and sieges Philip de Souza; 14. Warfare and the state John Serrati; 15. War and society J. E. Lendon; Chronological table; Glossary; List of ancient authors.

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First volume of a systematic and up-to-date account of warfare from Archaic Greece to Republican Rome.

About the Author

PHILIP SABIN is Professor of Strategic Studies in the Department of War Studies at King's College London. His main academic interest concerns the analytical modelling of conflict, and he is the author of Lost Battles: Reconstructing the Great Clashes of the Ancient World (2007) and co-editor (with Tim Cornell and Boris Rankov) of The Second Punic War: A Reappraisal (1996). He teaches and writes about the strategy and tactics of warfare from ancient times to the twenty-first century. HANS VAN WEES is Professor of Ancient History at University College London. He is the author of Status Warriors: War, Violence and Society in Homer and History (1992) and Greek Warfare: Myths and Realities (2004) and editor of War and Violence in Ancient Greece (2000). He has co-edited (with Nick Fisher) Archaic Greece: New Approaches and New Evidence (1998), (with Egbert Bakker and Irene de Jong) Brill's Companion to Herodotus (2002) and (with Kurt Raaflaub) A Companion to Archaic Greece (forthcoming). MICHAEL WHITBY is Professor of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Warwick. He is the co-editor of Volume XIV of The Cambridge Ancient History (2001) and author of Rome at War, AD 293-696 (2002) as well as several articles on late Roman warfare, and has made several television appearances talking about ancient warfare from the Graeco-Persian Wars to the collapse of the Roman Empire.


"The book is very comprehensive and a welcome starting point in approaching ancient military studies. The editors as well as the authors can be congratulated on their efforts in producing this important reference work." --BCMR

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