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Men-At-Arms #109: Ancient Armies of the Middle East

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This text by Terence Wise explores some of the fascinating peoples who comprised the ancient armies of the Middle East: the Sumerians, who were the first to introduce the use of bronze into warfare, and were centuries ahead of the Egyptians in the use of the wheel - The Akkadians, whose citizen army was composed almost entirely of light troops - The Babylonians, whose people were granted land in return for army service - the horned warriors of the Elamites - the Egyptians, with thier heavy spearmen and archers - the tribal and warlike Libyans - Nubians and Ethiopians - Hyksos - the armies of the Hittite Empire - the Sea People and others.

About the Author

Terence Wise is one of Ospreys most popular authors. Terence has been a respected historical writer for more than 25 years. With numerous books and articles to his credit, he has contributed more than a dozen titles to the Men-At-Arms series, mainly on medieval subjects including studies of the military orders and the Wars of the Roses.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780850453843
Author:
McBride, Angus
Author:
McBride, Angus
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Location:
London :
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
Middle East
Subject:
History, military
Subject:
History
Subject:
Military - Uniforms
Subject:
Armies
Subject:
Middle East History, Military.
Subject:
Armies -- Equipment -- History.
Subject:
Military uniforms -- History.
Subject:
Military-General History
Subject:
osprey;history
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Men-at-arms series ;
Series Volume:
10109
Publication Date:
19810331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
58
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
9.76x7.26x.12 in. .37 lbs.

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