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Greek mercenary soldiers

Parke, H. W.

Greek mercenary soldiers

from the earliest times to the battle of Ipsus

by Parke, H. W.

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Published by The Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Greek mercenaries,
    • Greece -- History, Military

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby H. W. Parke.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF89 .P3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, [1], 243, [1] p.
      Number of Pages243
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6293732M
      LC Control Number33023056
      OCLC/WorldCa406224

      Home / Bible Lexicons / Greek Lexicon. Bible Lexicons Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Entry for Strong's # - mercenary troops, opp. citizen-soldiers, ἐπικούρους. The Galatians (Ancient Greek: Γαλάται, romanized: Galátai; Latin: Galatae, Galati, Gallograeci; Greek: Γαλάτες, romanized: Galátes, lit. 'Gauls') were a Gallic (Celtic) people of the Hellenistic period that dwelt mainly in the north central regions of Asia Minor or Anatolia, in what was known as Galatia, in today's their origin they were a part of the great migration Location: Central Anatolia.

      SEG Abu Simbel. Graffiti of Greek mercenary soldiers on two colossal statues of Ramses II, / B.C.   The beginning of a Carthaginian controlled mint was likely driven, as it had been earlier in wider Greece, by the necessity to pay mercenary troops. Soldiers in the field did not have much use for heavy metal ingots and nor could they conveniently carry about large quantities of goods such as grain or other foodstuffs. The military campaigns of.

      The Truceless War The Rebellion of Carthage's Mercenaries Carthage had fought hard for 23 years against Rome and, exhausted, finally sued for peace in BC. Sicily was surrendered to the Romans and the Punic troops stationed there, who had resisted for so long through fierce battles and exhausting sieges, were withdrawn. If you want to get a clear picture of this battle read the book by the same name. It was written by Hal Moore and Joseph Galloway. Moore is the American commander played by Mel Gibson in the movie, and Galloway the American reporter he befriends during the battle. The .


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Greek mercenary soldiers by Parke, H. W. Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a short but seminal book which was first published in and which remained for a long time the main reference on Greek mercenary soldiers from about BC down to BC and the battle of Ipsus which ended the first set of wars between Alexander the Great’s surviving by: What was everyday life like in an ancient Greek mercenary army at the end of the fifth century BC.

This book reconstructs the experience and challenges of ordinary soldiers on campaign using the evidence of ancient texts and archaeology and comparative examples from military sociology, medical handbooks, and nutritional by: Genre/Form: Military history: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Parke, H.W.

(Herbert William), Greek mercenary soldiers. Oxford, Clarendon Press. Get this from a library. Greek mercenary soldiers, from the earliest times to the battle of Ipsus.

[H W Parke]. ARE Excellent New Book. An account of the mercenary Greek soldier from the earliest times to the Greek mercenary soldiers book of the Hellenistic kingdoms.

The work deals not only with the military aspect of the rise of the mercenary but also the social and political impact of these "soldiers-for-hire" pp. I picked up this book at a mall bookstore, and couldn't put it down. The historical story of the Ten Thousand was written by Xenophon several thousand years ago, and it is the story of several thousand greek soldiers brought together after the disillusion that followed the Peloponnesian War/5.

Hoplites (HOP-lytes) (Ancient Greek: ὁπλίτης) were citizen-soldiers of Ancient Greek city-states who were primarily armed with spears and e soldiers utilized the phalanx formation to be effective in war with fewer soldiers.

The formation discouraged the soldiers from acting alone, for this would compromise the formation and minimize its strengths.

Anabasis, (Greek: “Upcountry March”) in full Anabasis Kyrou (The Expedition of Cyrus), prose narrative, now in seven books, by Xenophon, of the story Greek mercenary soldiers book the Greek mercenary soldiers who fought for Cyrus the Younger in his attempt to seize the Persian throne from his brother, Artaxerxes contains a famous account of the mercenaries’ long trek (“the march of ”) from near.

The mercenaries appear in the 7 th century Lyric Poetry, in the works of Alcaeus and this period the phalanx tactics had matured in the Greek armies.

The spearman was not a static unit simply enduring the enemy missiles just protecting his own missile-using colleagues but advanced vigorously in order to crash the enemy and was also brought o Asia by the Greek colonists.

(Xenophon, The Persian Expedition, book 1, chapter 1) In assessing his situation, Cyrus thus found himself in a position characterized by strong ties to the Spartans, good reasons to challenge his brother, and—perhaps most important—a large pool of experienced Greek soldiers on hand, men who needed a way to support themselves now that the.

The March of the Ten Thousand is chronicled by Athenian historian Xenophon in his book the “Anabasis” which literally translates to the “The March up-country”(Grant, 10).

The Ten Thousand was a Greek mercenary division comprised of Ten Thousand men who joined the rebellion of. Until now, if one wanted to find out about Greek mercenaries one had to consult H.W.

Parke, Greek Mercenary Soldiers from the Earliest Times to the Battle of Ipsus (Oxford: ) and G.T. Griffith, The Mercenaries of the Hellenistic World (Cambridge: ).

Both are political histories of mercenary activity organized : Ian Worthington. An Overview: Greek Mercenary Service in the Fourth Century BCE While there is evidence for the presence of Greek mercenaries in the Near East prior to the fourth century,1 few would contest the statement that Greek soldiers found employment there more frequently and in greater numbers beginning in BCE.2 In thatAuthor: Jeffrey Allen Rop.

Mr. Tshombe again hired Mr. Hoare, who recruited and trained German, Italian, Greek, Belgian, Rhodesian and South African mercenaries, each paid $ to. Xenophon Wk 1. Book - Book STUDY. PLAY. name used to refer to the approximat Greek mercenary soldiers fighting in the employ of Cyrus the Younger.

the alternate title of this book. A Greek term meaning "the going up" or the "march inland" from the coast into the interior of a country; referring to the Ten Thousand's. In this video I discuss the launch of our new book, Henchmen of Ares: Warriors and Warfare in Ancient Greece and paint a basic Greek hoplite to.

Retreat of the ten thousand Greek mercenary soldiers, ten thousand in number, who had been aiding the younger Cyrus of Persia against his brother Artaxerxes, returned home in B.C., after the defeat and death of Cyrus at their way back, they passed through Armenia, and the Anabasis (going up), written by Xenophon, their leader, contains some valuable information about that country.

The forces of supply and demand in the mercenary market as well as principal-agent problems and their solution are reviewed.

The demand for ancient and medieval mercenaries, soldiers in eras when quality mattered more than quantity, primarily stemmed from their superiority to citizen soldiers.

It was a professional army imbued with a national spirit, an unusual combination for the Greek world of the time. The armies of contemporary Greek states were largely reliant on a combination of citizens and mercenaries.

The former were not full-time soldiers, and the latter, though professional, had little or no inherent loyalty to their Allies: League of Corinth. The mercenary system. Mercenaries are challenging NPCs that cross your path as you travel throughout ancient Greece.

They don’t scale to your level so you’re likely to come across more than a Author: Kevin Murnane. Greek Hoplites were heavy infantry soldiers, citizen-soldiers who equipped themselves when called to fight for the poleis or city-state.

Become a Simple History member: My book hereafter = Outsiders. 4 Whitehead, p. 5 H.W. Parke, Greek Mercenary Soldiers (Oxford, ), e.g. at p 6 Whitehead, p. 1 7 Whitehead, pp.

Historia, Band XLIII/3 ()? Franz Steiner Verlag Wiesbaden GmbH, Sitz Stuttgart. PAUL MCKECHNIE would cast on the cities they came from would be very useful. At risk of. Buy Greek Mercenary Soldiers from the Earliest Times to the Battle of Ipsus by H. W. Parke from Waterstones today!

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