Ancient Armies of the Middle East by Terence WiseAncient Armies of the Middle East by Terence Wise

Ancient Armies of the Middle East

byTerence WiseIllustratorAngus Mcbride


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This text by Terence Wise explores some of the fascinating peoples who comprised the ancient armies of the Middle East: the Sumerians, who were the first to introduce the use of bronze into warfare, and were centuries ahead of the Egyptians in the use of the wheel - The Akkadians, whose citizen army was composed almost entirely of light troops - The Babylonians, whose people were granted land in return for army service - the horned warriors of the Elamites - the Egyptians, with thier heavy spearmen and archers - the tribal and warlike Libyans - Nubians and Ethiopians - Hyksos - the armies of the Hittite Empire - the Sea People and others.
Terence Wise is one of Osprey's most popular authors. Terence has been a respected historical writer for more than 25 years. With numerous books and articles to his credit, he has contributed more than a dozen titles to the Men-At-Arms series, mainly on medieval subjects including studies of the military orders and the Wars of the Rose...
Title:Ancient Armies of the Middle EastFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.67 × 7.25 × 0.07 inPublisher:Bloomsbury USA

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ISBN - 10:0850453844

ISBN - 13:9780850453843

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Table of Contents

Introduction · Chronology · The Peoples · The Plates