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Mercenaries of the Ancient World by Serge Yalichev

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Published by Trans-Atlantic Publications .
Written in English


  • Mercenaries,
  • Social history,
  • World history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Military Science,
  • History,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient World,
  • Military - Other

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9270639M
ISBN 10009475750X
ISBN 109780094757509

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  Published on 2 September In this episode, Joshua Hall and Josho Brouwers are joined by experts Stephanie Craven and Hannah Ringheim to discuss mercenaries in the ancient world. The discussion covers across a large swathe of (mostly) the first millennium BC, with a particular emphasis on the interaction of Greek mercenaries in the wider Mediterranean world.   Ultimately, Xenophon would come be ranked among the top generals of the Greek mercenaries of which he was a part, and his military exploits would become a model for future military leaders, such as Philip II of Macedonia, but his early motivation appears to have arisen out of boredom and a desire to ‘see the world from the tip of a spear.’.   Mercenaries book. Read 35 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. , the Norman/French border. Six brothers, the sons of Tancred de Ha /5. The Mercenaries: The Men Who Fight for Profit—from the Free Companies of Feudal France to the White Adventurers in the Congo. Macmillan, Further reading Ancient World. Griffith, G. T. The Mercenaries of the Hellenistic World. Cambridge University Press, Trundle, Matthew. Greek Mercenaries: From the Late Archaic Period to Alexander.