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Attic Calyx-Krater
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Attic Calyx-Krater

A black-figure Calyx-Krater from Attica, c. 530 BCE. The scene is probably the battle over Partoklos' body during the Trojan War. The figures wear the full hoplite panoply. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)
Carthaginian Sacred Band Hoplite
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Carthaginian Sacred Band Hoplite

A Carthaginian hoplite from the Sacred Band, the army corps composed of Carthaginian citizens. Taken from a coin of Syracuse, 4th century BCE.
Greek Phalanx
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Greek Phalanx

A scene depicting the Greek phalanx composed of heavily armed hoplite warriors.
The Delian League, Part 2: From Eurymedon to the Thirty Years Peace (465/4-445/4 BCE)
Articleby Christopher Planeaux

The Delian League, Part 2: From Eurymedon to the Thirty Years Peace (465/4-445/4 BCE)

The second phase of the Delian League's operations begins with the Hellenic victory over Mede forces at Eurymedon and ends with the Thirty Years Peace between Athens and Sparta (roughly 465/4 – 445/4 BCE).The Greek triumph at Eurymedon...
Comparison of the Greek City-States: Athens vs Sparta
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Comparison of the Greek City-States: Athens vs Sparta

Athens vs Sparta! Learn all about the similarities and differences of the Greek City-States, Athens and Sparta! This short comparison with Kelly Macquire discusses the important differences between Athens and Sparta during the height of their...
Spartan Warriors
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Spartan Warriors

This is a 3d representation of how Spartan warriors in action might have looked. Armoured warriors equipped with shield and spear, known as Hoplites, were typical of ancient Greek warfare.
Leonidas
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Leonidas

A 5th century BCE marble figure of a Spartan hoplite, perhaps of Leonidas in memory of his sacrifice at the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BCE. (Archaeological Museum of Sparta, Greece).
Corinthian Helmet
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Corinthian Helmet

A bronze 'Corinthian' helmet (6-5th century BCE). Olympia Archaeological Museum.
Peloponnesian League
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Peloponnesian League

The Peloponnesian League (c. 550 BCE - c. 366 BCE) was a loose confederation of Greek city-states led by Sparta. The League was the oldest and longest-lasting political association in the ancient Greek world. For Sparta, the League gave it...
Kylix with Black-Figure Hoplites
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Kylix with Black-Figure Hoplites

A black-figure kylix (drinking cup) with Greek hoplite warriors. Tarentum, 550-520 BCE. (National Archaeological Museum, Taranto, Italy)