The strategy and tactics presented is blended nicely with the historical discussion.
Because of the nature of the book, each historical battle is not discussed in great detail, but as an overview this book really shines.
This book is a must for anybody interested in classical warfare, military history, wargaming.
it was enjoyable. I recommend to anyone into classical warfare and ancient warfare techniques and the varies of weapons and tools of the tradePublished 18 months ago by Amazon Customer
John Warry has authored an outstanding reference book and guide on how soldiers were clothed, armed, and fought in the Ancient World. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Joe Owen
My grandson is really into history, even the gory battles and thrives on knowing more about warfare, prisoners and things like that. He was happy with the book.Published 22 months ago by Sandra Buck
I am really enjoying this book. Because of the nature of the book, each historical battle is not discussed in great detail, but as an overview this book really shines. Read morePublished on November 30, 2011 by Willo.of.eesti
Book was in great shape. My daughter needed it for her college class. Much cheaper then the campus bookstore.Published on January 23, 2011 by Lisa Y.
This is an excellent overview of the technology and tactics of warfare in the Mediterranean basin during Greek and Roman times, ~1400 BCE to about 400 AD. Read morePublished on September 5, 2009 by Robert Shreve
I was very pleased with this work. It is a good starting off point for study/interest in classical warfare. Read morePublished on March 5, 2009 by Karl A. Rodriguez
This is a superb introduction to ancient warfare and can serve as a springboard for further studies in ancient history. Read morePublished on January 17, 2008 by Scott A. Kirkpatrick
This is an excellent introduction to ancient warfare. It is lavishly illustrated, and provides excellent diagrams to support some of the concepts such as how a phalanx of Greek... Read morePublished on May 12, 2007 by Colin Platt