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The wars of the ancient Greeks

The ancient Greeks--who believed that war is the most important thing humans do--bequeathed to the West an incomparable military legacy that still influences the structure of armies and doctrine. Understand the reasons why their unique approach to fighting was so successful and so relentless, its role at the heart of classical culture, the rise of the city state, agrarian duels, the emergence of Athenian and Spartan power, the development of war as a specialized science, and the collapse of Greek warfare after Alexander the Great.

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  • "Kriege der griechischen Antike"
  • "Die Kriege der griechischen Antike"

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  • "Met en scène et en image l'évolution sur un millénaire de la culture, du modèle et des pratiques militaires de la Grèce antique."
  • "L'art de faire la guerre en Grèce antique, durant un millénaire. Le volume met en perspective le rôle joué par les Grecs dans l'invention de la guerre à l'occidentale. Il en inventorie les grands épisodes: premiers combats (1400-750); période de la cité-Etat (750-490); grandes guerres (490-362); seconde révolution militaire (362-336); guerre hellénistique sous Alexandre le Grand (335-146). Avec une chronologie des conflits, cartes, biographies. [SDM]."
  • "The ancient Greeks--who believed that war is the most important thing humans do--bequeathed to the West an incomparable military legacy that still influences the structure of armies and doctrine. Understand the reasons why their unique approach to fighting was so successful and so relentless, its role at the heart of classical culture, the rise of the city state, agrarian duels, the emergence of Athenian and Spartan power, the development of war as a specialized science, and the collapse of Greek warfare after Alexander the Great."@en
  • "From the Publisher: The most distinguished series in military history, published in the US for the first time. Each is volume written by a leading authority in the field and edited by John Keegan, the world's preeminent military historian. The ancient Greeks-who believed war was the most important of human endeavors-bequeathed to the West an incomparable military legacy that still influences the structure of armies and doctrine today. This brilliant and controversial account covers a millennium of Greek warfare."

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  • "Biography"
  • "History"
  • "History"@en
  • "Military history"@en
  • "Military history"

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  • "The wars of the ancient Greeks"
  • "The wars of the ancient Greeks"@en
  • "The wars of the ancient Greeks and their invention of western military culture"
  • "Les guerres grecques 1400-146 av. J.-C"
  • "Les Guerres grecques : 1400-146 AV. J.-C"
  • "Wars of the ancient Greeks"
  • "The wars of the ancient Greeks and their invention of western military culture : and their invention of western military culture"
  • "Der Krieg in der griechischen Antike"
  • "Wars of the Ancient Greeks"
  • "The wars of the ancient Greeks : and their invention of Western military culture"
  • "Wars of the ancient Greeks : and their invention of western military culture"
  • "The wars of the ancient Greeks : and their invention of western military culture"
  • "The wars of the ancient Greeks : and their invention of western military culture"@en
  • "Wars of the ancient greeks"@en
  • "Wars of the ancient greeks"
  • "Les guerres grecques : 1400-146 av J-C"
  • "Die Kriege der Griechischen Antike"
  • "The Wars of the Ancient Greeks : And Their Invention of Western Military Culture"
  • "Les guerres grecques, 1400-146 av. J.-C"
  • "The wars of the Ancient Greeks and their invention of Western military culture"