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The Cavalry of Classical Greece

A Social and Miltary History with Particular Reference to Athens

by I. G. Spence

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages380
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Open LibraryOL7396666M
ISBN 100198144822
ISBN 109780198144823

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This book is the first to examine how classical Greek cavalry actually operated on the battlefield. It looks at its prime characteristics, including mobility Cited by: : The Cavalry of Classical Greece: A Social and Miltary History with Particular Reference to Athens (): Spence, I.

: Books55(1). This book is the first to examine how classical Greek cavalry actually operated on the battlefield. It looks at its prime characteristics, including mobility. Ancient Greek Cavalry: The History and Legacy of Classical Greeces Forgotten Soldiers - Kindle edition by Charles River Editors.

Download it once and read it 5(11). This book is the first to trace the history of Greek cavalry and offers a startling reassessment of the place of mounted troops in ancient Greek warfare. The Cited by: Hippeis book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The achievements of Greek cavalry-hippeis-on the field of battle should be l 5. This book is the first to examine how classical Greek cavalry actually operated on the battlefield. It looks at the prime characteristics of Greek cavalry.

Terra Australis Books (AU) Booksellers Inventory Title Hippeis: The Cavalry Of Ancient Greece Author Leslie J Worley Formatbinding Hardcover Book. Synopsis This book examines how classical Greek cavalry actually operated on the battlefield.

It looks at the prime characteristics of Greek cavalry Author: I. Spence. (38) Cataphract Greek cavalry appears only in the Hellenistic Era. Xenophon also advises the usage of Boeotean helmet.

The shield appears to have been widespread. (). Hippeis: The Cavalry of Ancient Greece. History: Reviews of New Books: Vol.

23, No. 1, pp. Cited by: 1. WORLEY: Hippeis. The Cavalry of Ancient Greece. (History and Warfare. ) Pp. xiii, 27 figs. Boulder, San Francisco, Oxford: Westview Press, Inc.Hippeis (Ancient Greek: ἱππεῖς, singular ἱππεύς, hippeus) is a Greek term for ancient Athenian society, after the political reforms of Solon, the Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins.

Spence is the author of The Cavalry of Classical Greece ( avg rating, 1 rating, 1 review, published )35. A social and military history of this classical time in history. Cavalry Operations in the Ancient Greek World. In this comprehensive narrative, Robert E. Gaebel challenges conventional views of cavalry operations in the Greek 45(1).

This book covers a lot of familiar ground - the primary sources are standard and most of the battles fought many times before - but it is carefully researched and. Buy The Cavalry of Classical Greece: A Social and Military History with Particular Reference to Athens by Spence, I.

online on at best prices. Fast Author: I. Spence. Greek Cavalry - I. Spence: The Cavalry of Classical Greece. A Social and Military History with Particular Reference to Athens. xxxvii, 2 maps, 16 Author: N. Sekunda. The Cavalry Of Classical Greece: A Social And Miltary History With Particular Reference To Athens I, Person-Centered Diagnosis And Treatment In Mental Health: A 10().

The Cavalry of Classical Greece: A Social and Military History with Particular Reference to Athens (New York: Oxford University Press, ). Sidnell, Philip Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins. Warry's book does have a lot of great pictures, but it is really not much more than "An illustrated encyclopedia of weapons, warriors and warfare in the ancient Cited by: 8.

Warhorse: Cavalry in Ancient Warfare. Warhorse. : Phil Sidnell. Bloomsbury Publishing, - History - pages. 2 Reviews. Cavalry were an important 35(2). Ancient military history remains a booming area of Classical Studies.

In the last decade, major collective works have been published. 1 While these publications. Buy Hippeis: The Cavalry Of Ancient Greece by Worley, Leslie J online on at best prices. Fast and free shipping free returns cash on delivery available Reviews: 3. Success led to specialization-heavy cavalry, light cavalry, and dragoons.

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battlefields of ancient Greece until the era of Philip and Alexander. Until recently historians have also assumed that the hoplite phalanx rendered cavalry. Cavalry played a relatively minor role in ancient Greek city-states, with conflicts decided by massed armored infantry.

However, Thebes produced Pelopidas, their Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins. Free Books of Ancient Greek Literature in English, PDF, ePub, Mobi, Fb2, Azw3, Kindle The Cavalry General Xenophon English - [PDF] [ePub] [Kindle] English. Buy Cavalry Operations in the Ancient Greek World by Gaebel, Robert E.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on. Applying both military and historical perspectives, Gaebel shows that until the death of Alexander the Great in B.

cavalry played a larger role than is commonly ISBN Media in category "Cavalry of ancient Greece". The following 32 files are in this category, out of 32 total. - Piraeus Arch. Museum, Athens - Stele for Panchares.

I G Spence the Cavalry of Classical Greece is an excellent book for Hellenic cavalry in the 5th and 4th centuries. You might also consider Xenophons works. The Cambridge Companion to Archaic Greece provides a wide-ranging synthesis of history, society, and culture during the formative period of Ancient Greece, from 15(1).

The Cavalry of Classical Greece: A Social and Military History with Particular Reference to Athens: : Spence, I. : BooksAuthor: I. Spence. Santosuosso, A. () Soldiers, Citizens and the Symbols of War from Classical Greece to Republican Rome, BC. Boulder and Oxford.

Scott-Kilvert, I. (tr. Cavalry were an important part of almost every ancient army, yet modern writers have neglected them in favour of the infantry of the Greek phalanx and the Roman Extent:   "Cavalry were an important part of almost every ancient army, yet modern writers have neglected them in favour of the infantry of the Greek phalanx and the Roman 25(1).

Companion cavalry would ride the best horses, and receive the best weaponry available. In Alexander's day, each carried a xyston (long thrusting spear), and wore a.

In this accounting of military forces, 7 percent of the front line troops were cavalry and 10 percent were archers. The remaining were hoplites. Sources: John Warry .The oldest known manual on training horses for chariot warfare was written c.

BC by the Hittite horsemaster, Kikkuli. An ancient manual on the subject of training. Phil Sidnell challenges the common view that ancient cavalry were useful for scouting and raiding but left the real fighting to the foot soldiers. In fact, he argue /5(2).