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Bronze Age War Chariots

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Chariots, the first mobile fighting vehicle, seem to have originated in Mesopotamia in the third millennium BC. The highly mobile two-wheeled war chariot, carrying a driver and an archer armed with a short composite bow, revolutionized military tactics after 1700 BC. This expensive weapon spread throughout the Middle East and is thought to have reached Egypt with the conquering Hyksos. It spread into Asia Minor, Greece, and was known in Northern Europe by 1500 BC. This book covers the evolution of the war chariot throughout the Bronze Age, detailing its design, development and combat history - in particular its fundamental involvement at the battle of Qadesh.

About the Author

Dr Nic Fields started his career as a biochemist before joining the Royal Marines for seven years. Having left the Navy, he went back to University and completed a BA and PhD in Ancient History at the University of Newcastle. He was Assistant Director at the British School of Archaeology, Athens, and is now a lecturer in Ancient History and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781841769448
Author:
Delf, Brian
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Illustrator:
Delf, Brian
Author:
Delf, Brian
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Ancient - General
Subject:
Bronze age
Subject:
Military-General History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
New Vanguard
Publication Date:
20060131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
39
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
9.66x7.34x.16 in. .37 lbs.

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