Includes bibliographical references (page 45) and index.
Presents an overview of war in ancient Greece, including noteworthy wars, weaponry, types of fighting, and the importance of warfare in ancient Greek society.
World in the Ancient Greeks -- War in the Greek world -- Greatest war of all -- Who were the Greek warriors? -- Persian wars -- Peloponnesian wars -- Magnificent Macedonians -- Citizen-soldier -- Fighting in formation -- Spartan soldiers -- Mounted warriors -- Lightly-armed troops -- Preparing for battle -- Battle stations -- Tilting the balance in battle -- Fighting ships -- Naval warfare -- Cost of war -- Limiting the damage -- How do we know? Vergina -- Timeline.