10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOPLITIC»
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The Rhetoric of Manhood: Masculinity in the Attic Orators
Yet Demosthenes is not really ready to renounce the hoplitic ethos. The Spartan
way of warfare may have been a noble anachronism in 341, but not so the values
that supported it.12 As Demosthenes sees it, a citizen warrior is more patriotic ...
Greek Vases: Images, Contexts and Controversies ; ...
There are no references to the phalanx, or to the practices of hoplitic warfare, and
instead the bat- tle is condensed to a one-on-one confrontation that must have
been strongly evocative of the epic tradition.18 The second element was the ...
Being Political: Genealogies of Citizenship
De Polignac answers that question by following traditional theories of hoplitic
warfare. As is well known, Homeric warfare in the form of raids by heroic warriors
with chariots belonged to the world of chiefdoms that were independent in a ...
Singing the Dead: A Model for Epic Evolution
The importance of the development of the hoplitic phalanx and the political
consequences it brought cannot be overstressed. Although in recent studies the
concept of the "hoplitic revolution" has been challenged,28 the hoplite did
become the ...
Reyes Bertolín Cebrián, 2006
Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens
These symbolic sanctions, alongside Demosthenes' construction of Leptines'
proposal as unAthenian dishonesty complement the Athenian representation of
deception as `Spartan', `anti-hoplitic' and `uncourageous'. In the next section I will
War, Democracy and Culture in Classical Athens
Yet wherever warfare lurks, as, for example, in the background of departure
scenes and extispicy scenes, the warrior is always a hoplite.88 In both public and
private art hoplitic ideology continued to predominate well into the era of naval ...
History of Humanity: From the seventh century B.C. to the ...
From a technological point of view, this hoplitic period also corresponds to a time
that was socially and politically most instrumental in ensuring the diffusion of iron
several centuries after it had been discovered and first used. Metal, that ...
Sigfried J. de Laet, Joachim Herrmann, 1996
For the Archaic period Greek colonies, M. Lombardo drew a picture of the hoplitic
phenomenon that largely resembles the Etruscan one. In a political structure
tensed by "ideological requirements towards iso- moiria and institutional and ...
Mario Torelli, Palazzo Grassi, 2001
The World of the Citizen in Republican Rome
It stands in sharp contrast to the hoplitic system found in Sparta around the
seventh century and in Athens towards the end of the sixth, which reflected a
profound transformation of military technique: Mycenaean chariots and single
combat on ...
A Companion to Archaic Greece
While already in “epic society” mass fighting is decisive,M the rigorously
homogeneous nature of the hoplitic phalanx is an illusion. Apparently towards
the end of the eighth century, when hand-to-hand fighting increased in
importance, the ...
Kurt A. Raaflaub, Hans van Wees, 2012