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Aeneas Tacticus

Stadtverteidigung / Poliorketika

[Defending the City / Poliorketika]

Ed. by Brodersen, Kai

Series:Sammlung Tusculum

    39,95 € / $45.99 / £35.99*

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    Publication Date:
    April 2017
    Copyright year:
    2017
    ISBN
    978-3-11-054440-4
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    Aineias shows how a small city could withstand a siege in antiquity. The book is the oldest military textbook preserved from ancient Greece and provides a unique insight into the world of the fourth century BC beyond the great powers like Athens and Sparta: The focus is on a small polis with its men and women, citizens and foreigners, free men and slaves, officials and ordinary people, all of whom must stand together in a crisis.

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