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The Spartan Army : Osprey Military Elite Series, 66 - Nick Sekunda

The Spartan Army

Osprey Military Elite Series, 66

By: Nick Sekunda, Richard Hook (Illustrator)

Paperback Published: 1st September 1998
ISBN: 9781855326590
Number Of Pages: 64

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Although Sparta's early history is not clear, by the end of the 8th century most of the other cities of Lakedaimon had been reduced to subject status. The Lakedaimonians were the only full time army in ancient Greece and were thus truly an elite force. The institutions of the state and the system of education were organised with a view to creating superbly trained soldiers. Nick Sekunda examines this unique military machine in this book describing the organisational systems of the Spartan army through the Hellenistic period, how they were trained, the battles they fought, and the society that produced them.

ISBN: 9781855326590
ISBN-10: 1855326590
Series: Osprey Military Elite Series, 66
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 1st September 1998
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.04 x 19.05  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.25