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Carthaginian Army
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Carthaginian Army

The armies of Carthage permitted the city to forge the most powerful empire in the western Mediterranean from the 6th to 3rd centuries BCE. Although by tradition a seafaring nation with a powerful navy, Carthage, by necessity, had to employ...
Greek Bronze Shield
Imageby Mark Cartwright

Greek Bronze Shield

Bronze shield from Olympia, 6th century BCE. Olympia Archaeological Museum.
HOPLITES! Greeks at War - Full animation
Videoby Steve Simons

HOPLITES! Greeks at War - Full animation

Hoplites! Greeks at War is a new animation created for Panoply's 'Every Soldier has a Story' exhibition at the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology, University of Reading. Visit http://www.panoply.org.uk/everysoldier.html to find out more.
Old Man & Two Hoplites, Attic Black-Figure Amphora
Imageby Mark Cartwright

Old Man & Two Hoplites, Attic Black-Figure Amphora

A detail of an Attic black-figure amphora showing two hoplites and an old man seated. 6th century BCE. From a tomb in Cerveteri. (Archaeological Museum, Milan, Italy)
Gigantomachy of Delphi
Imageby Mark Cartwright

Gigantomachy of Delphi

A detail from the frieze of the Treasury of the Siphians at Delphi depicting the Gods fighting the Giants (525 BCE), Delphi Archaeological Museum.
Relief of a Greek Warrior
Imageby James Blake Wiener

Relief of a Greek Warrior

This relief of a Greek warrior dates from 600-50 BCE. It is made from marble. (Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Stanford, California)
Battles of Ancient Greece
Imageby Megistias

Battles of Ancient Greece

A map showing the locations of battles in ancient Greece.
Amphipolis
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Amphipolis

Amphipolis, located on a plain in northern Macedonia near Mt. Pangaion and the river Strymon, was an Athenian colony founded c. 437 BCE on the older Thracian site of Ennea Hodoi. Thucydides relates that the Athenian general Hagnon so named...
Miltiades
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Miltiades

Miltiades (c. 555-489 BCE) was the Athenian general who defeated the Persians at the Battle of Marathon in 490 BCE. The Greeks faced a Persian force of superior numbers led by the commanding admiral Datis, who had been sent by their king...
Marian Reforms
Articleby Philip Mathew

Marian Reforms

The Marian Reforms were a set of the reforms introduced to the Roman army in the late 2nd century BCE by Roman general and politician Gaius Marius (157-86 BCE). Through these reforms, the Roman army was transformed from a semi-professional...