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ISBN ” This book draws from an extraordinary range of sources – Greek poetry, drama, and vase painting, as well as historical records – to fashion a dramatic narrative of what actually took place on the battlefield.

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A man’s contribution on the battlefield was tremendously important: The list of notable Greeks at war contains name after famous name – philosophers, playwrights, poets, historians – all of whom, at one time or other, had killed in hand-to-hand fighting. Standaardwerk over de aanloop naar en het verloop van de Eerste Wereldoorlog.

While his foe Hitler hoarded information, Churchill shared all intelligence with his generals. Throughout, the author places the reader in the thick of the battle – transforming the distant figures of survey and atlas to real people who killed a nd d ie d. Sopho cles, Socr ate s, D emost hen es – each fought in battle armed only with spear and shield. Hanson also discusses the physical condition and age of the men, weaponry, wounds, and morale.

He brings vividly to life the reality of hoplite fighting and the gruelling challe nge of a cul tur e in which battle was an expected and regular part of life. Instead of ambush, skirmish, maneuver, or combat between individual heroes, the Greeks of the fifth century b.

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