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"Thracian peltasts fighting Greeks", Johnny Shumate

Thracian warriors into battle against the Greek hoplites.

Macedonian infantry soldier (Falangita) that says goodbye to his family before leaving for the war

"Macedonian infantry soldier (Falangita) that says goodbye to his family before leaving for the war", Radu Oltean

Элладская цивилизация  Элладская цивилизация - термин археологии, применяющийся к эпохе периода бронзового века на территории материковой Греции и островах Эгейского моря (2800-1060 гг. до н.э.)  #Элладская_цивилизация #ахейцы #греки #Микенская_цивилизация #Микены #Львиные_ворота #Эллада #Греция  http://ancientcivs.ru/helladic_period

Greek warrior from the Dark Age/ Geometric era, circa 850 B. - art by Marek Szyszko

Peltast

A peltast was a type of light infantry in Thrace and Paeonia who often served as…

Dicţionar de termeni dacici     Razboinici ai antichitatii pe Teritoriul Romaniei, lucrare grafica realizata de catre Radu Oltean, http://ar...

Thracian nobleman, top from right. Has lots of Greek lookng armour with the…

"Spartan hoplites getting hit by javelins at a cemetery outside the walls of Corcyra", Milek Jakubiec

Spartan hoplites getting hit by javelins at a cemetery outside the walls of Corcyra. Ancient Greek cultures placed immense value on logic.

A Mycenaean warrior holding and 'Epsilon'' axe at left and Mycenaean  warlord, right. - art by Giuseppe Rava

A Mycenaean warrior holding and 'Epsilon'' axe at left and Mycenaean warlord, right. - art by Giuseppe Rava

"For Tissaphernes had not taken to flight in the first encounter, but had charged along the river through the Greek peltasts; he did not kill anyone in his passage, but the Greeks, after opening a gap for his men, proceeded to deal blows and throw javelins upon them as they went through. The commander of the Greek peltasts was Episthenes of Amphipolis, and it was said that he proved himself a sagacious man." [Xen. Anab. 1.10.7]. Greek peltast, by Johnny Shumate

"For Tissaphernes had not taken to flight in the first encounter, but had charged along the river through the Greek peltasts; he did not kill anyone in his passage, but the Greeks, after opening a gap for his men, proceeded to deal blows and throw javelins upon them as they went through. The commander of the Greek peltasts was Episthenes of Amphipolis, and it was said that he proved himself a sagacious man." [Xen. Anab. 1.10.7]. Greek peltast, by Johnny Shumate

Thracian Warrior with a phyrigian helmet, a shield ( thereos ), and a pair of greaves. His weapons are a bundle of javelins, which upon charging, were thrown before the warriors switched to their secondary weapons - in this case the dangerous Rhomphaia.

Thracian Warrior with a phyrigian helmet, a shield ( thureos ), and a pair of greaves. His weapons are a bundle of javelins, which upon charging, were thrown before the warriors switched to their secondary weapons - in this case the dangerous Rhomphaia.

Ancient Greece Reloaded

The Battle of Leuctra (or Leuktra) was a battle fought on July 371 BC, between the Boeotians led by Thebans and the Spartans along with their allies amidst the post-Corinthian War conflict.

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