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Author Adcock, F. E. (Frank E.), 1886-1968.

Title Greek And Macedonian Art Of War
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Pickle Partners Publishing, 2015
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Summary This informal history traces battle tactics and military strategy from the time of the city-states' phalanxes of spearmen to the far-reaching combined operations of specialized land and sea forces in the Hellenistic Age. The author first describes the attitude of the Greek city-state toward war, and shows the military conventions and strategies associated with it. He then recounts how the art of war gradually evolved into new forms through the contributions of such men as the great commander Epaminondas, Philip of Macedon, his son Alexander the Great, and others. He also discusses the interdependence of land and sea power, describes the first use of cavalry, and tells of the ingenious Greek devices of siegecraft, including the "fifth column."
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Subject Electronic books.
Macedonia. Army
Military art and science -- History.
Greece -- History, Military.
Genre/Form History.
Military history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1786256649 (ebk)
9781786256645 (ebk)