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Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare 2 Volume Hardback Set

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The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare
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Systematic account of the various themes underlying the warfare of the Greek and Roman worlds from the Archaic Age of Greece to the Arab conquests of the seventh century AD. It reflects recent developments resulting from new evidence and fresh analyses emphasising social, economic, political and economic approaches.

Author Biography

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.
Release date NZ
December 6th, 2007
Contributors
Edited by Hans Van Wees Edited by Michael Whitby Edited by Philip A. G. Sabin
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
9 line diagrams 114 half-tones 17 maps 1 plan
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Pages
1328
Dimensions
152x228x82
ISBN-13
9780521857796
Product ID
1772450

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