A Greek hoplite warrior. Well armed and armored they were the premier warrior of their day, frequently defeating enemies even when heavily outnumbered.
Hoplite soldier, love the shield insignia.
Knight of Malta (Siege of Handaka-Crete)
Macedonian hoplite with Phrygian helmet with jaw protectors, linen cuirass, hoplite shield with the Vergina sun symbol and double edged sword.
BC Greek warriors in linothorax armour. The helmet with the transverse is usually for Spartan officers or nobility so the artist might have meant to represent Spartan warriors.
The wonderful artwork is of an ancient Greek hoplite of the Graeco-Persian Wa.
Athenian Hoplite By the century BC the military prowess of Sparta…
Galenos of Pherae, Greek style hero for New Broken Lands
Athenian Hoplite (mid century BCE) - Thracian-Attic type helmet with large jaw protectors. - Bronze muscle cuirass - Hoplon type shield with Alpha (for Athens) - Slashing sword (kopis) - Leather sandals Drawing by C.Giannopoulos for Periskopio Editions
This Ancient Roman Soldier Won the Equivalent of the Medal of Honor 6 Times