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Elite #066: The Spartan Army

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Publisher Comments:

Although Sparta's early history is not clear, by the end of the 8th century most of the other cities of Lakedaimon had been reduced to subject status. The Lakedaimonians were the only full time army in ancient Greece and were thus truly an elite force. The institutions of the state and the system of education were organised with a view to creating superbly trained soldiers. Nick Sekunda examines this unique military machine in this book describing the organisational systems of the Spartan army through the Hellenistic period, how they were trained, the battles they fought, and the society that produced them.

Synopsis:

Sparta was a city in the ancient Greek state of Lakedaimon, the only state in Greece to have a full-time army. Nick Sekunda examines this ancient military machine, describing the organizational system of the Spartan army, the battles they fought and the society that produced them.

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Synopsis:

FE-2270-1, FE-2270-3, FE-2270-15, FE-2270-19, FE-2270-24, FE-2270-27, FE-2270-34, FE-2270-36, FE-2270-48

About the Author

Nicholas Sekunda was born in 1953. After studying Ancient History and Archaeology at Manchester University, he went on to take his Ph.D. in 1981. He has taken part in archaeological excavations in Poland, Iran and Greece, participated in a research project on ancient Persian warfare for the British institute of Persian Studies. He has published numerous books and academic articles, and is currently teaching at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology in Torun, Poland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781855326590
Author:
Sekunda, Nicholas Victor
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Illustrator:
Hook, Richard
Author:
Sekunda, Nicholas Victor
Author:
Various
Author:
Hook, Richard
Location:
London
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
Military art and science
Subject:
Greece
Subject:
Sparta
Subject:
Military-General History
Subject:
osprey;history
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Elite
Series Volume:
066
Publication Date:
19981131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
65
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
9.80x7.26x.29 in. .49 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Sparta was a city in the ancient Greek state of Lakedaimon, the only state in Greece to have a full-time army. Nick Sekunda examines this ancient military machine, describing the organizational system of the Spartan army, the battles they fought and the society that produced them.
"Synopsis" by , US
"Synopsis" by , FE-2270-1, FE-2270-3, FE-2270-15, FE-2270-19, FE-2270-24, FE-2270-27, FE-2270-34, FE-2270-36, FE-2270-48
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