Bronze Age Greek Warrior 1600-1100 Bc by Raffaele D'amatoBronze Age Greek Warrior 1600-1100 Bc by Raffaele D'amato

Bronze Age Greek Warrior 1600-1100 Bc

byRaffaele D'amato, Andrea SalimbetiIllustratorGiuseppe Rava

Paperback | March 22, 2011

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Osprey's survey of Greek warriors of the period of the Bronze Age from 1600 to 1100 BC. More than a century has passed past since German archeologist Heinrich Schliemann discovered the treasures of Bronze Age Mycenae. The richly decorated artifacts of the entombed warriors, whose bodies still lay in their graves, confirmed that Homer's epic The Iliad was based upon true events, and that the Achaeans described in his poems probably did exist.

Through a combined study of the mythical tradition, archeological findings, and written sources, this fascinating addition to the Warrior series explores the evolution of warfare in the Bronze Age Greek world. Covering weaponry, clothing, helmets, and body armor, it provides a richly illustrated guide to the warriors who have shone from the pages of Homer's poem for almost three millennia.

Raffaele D'Amato was awarded a degree in Romano-Byzantine Law in 1993 from the University of Turin. He has collaborated with magazines and specialist publications in the fields of ancient and medieval history. He has written a number of magazine articles and published two books on the Mycenean age and Dark Age warriors. He is currently...
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Title:Bronze Age Greek Warrior 1600-1100 BcFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 7.93 × 6.86 × 0.23 inPublished:March 22, 2011Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1849081956

ISBN - 13:9781849081955

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Table of Contents

Introduction Chronology Appearance and equipment On campaign Belief and belonging Experience of battle After the battle Collecting/Museums/Re-enactment Bibliography Glossary Index