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Warfare In The Old Testament

Author : Boyd Seevers
ISBN : 9780825436550
Genre : Religion
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Boyd Seevers (PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is an expert on ancient warfare and has participated in numerous archaeological excavations in Israel. He lived in Israel for eight years, during which time he was a visiting professor at Jerusalem University College. This experience gave Seevers great insight into world he describes in Warfare in the Old Testament. He is currently professor of Old Testament Studies at Northwestern College (MN), where he was named teacher of the year in 2006 and 2012.
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Siege Warfare In The Roman World

Author : Duncan B Campbell
ISBN : 1841767824
Genre : History
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Osprey's study of various sieges in Rome, from 146 BC to 378 AD. Sieges were often pivotal in Rome's wars, including its conflicts with the Macedonians and Carthaginians in the 2nd century BC; the civil wars of the Republic; and the late Roman wars against the Sassanid Persians, who, alone amongst Rome's adversaries, were equally skilled in siegecraft. This book discusses the siege techniques employed by Roman armies and their opponents throughout the Republic and Empire. It shows that although the 1st century AD has long been considered the golden age of siegecraft, followed by a decline, new and effective siege techniques were in fact used in the following centuries.
Category: History

Ugarit Forschungen

Author : Manfried Dietrich
ISBN : 3934628974
Genre : Ugaritic philology
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Category: Ugaritic philology

The Roman Army Of The Punic Wars 264 146 Bc

Author : Nic Fields
ISBN : 1846031451
Genre : History
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Long before the Second Punic War (218 - 201 BC), Rome's influence extended no further than the Alps, and the wars that it fought consisted of small-scale raids and cattle rustling, with perhaps the occasional battle between armies. Nevertheless, within a century the seeds of an empire had been sown in Iberia, Africa, and the Greek east, and the Roman Republican army became the most successful of its day, establishing standards of discipline, organization, and efficiency that set a bench mark for the later armies of Rome. With the evolution of the Roman Republic came the adoption of the Manipular legion, a formation taken from the hoplite phalanx and first used in mass deployment against the North African nation of Carthage, during the Punic Wars. In this book Nic Fields examines the evolution of the Roman army from its defeat at Cannae through to their final success at Zama which saw a small city-based force evolve into a Mediterranean powerhouse, demonstrating how and why it became the most highly organized, sophisticated force in the ancient world.
Category: History

L Art Du Si Ge N O Assyrien

Author : Fabrice De Backer
ISBN : 9789004243057
Genre : History
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In L'art du siège néo-assyrien, Fabrice De Backer offers a synthesis of all the means, machines, people and tactics employed to take or defend a city during the Neo-Assyrian period.
Category: History

The Carthaginians 6th 2nd Century Bc

Author : Andrea Salimbeti
ISBN : 9781782007784
Genre : History
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Carthage, the port-city in Tunisia first settled by Phoenicians from Tyre, grew to extend a competitive maritime trading empire all over the Western Mediterranean and beyond, increasingly defended by the best navy of the period. In the 6th century BC this came into confrontation with Greek colonists in Sicily, starting major wars that lasted through the 5th and 4th centuries, and involved much interaction with different Greek forces. During the 3rd century Carthage first clashed with Roman armies, and in the course of three wars that raged over Spain, Sicily and Italy the Romans suffered the greatest defeats in their early history at the hands of Hamilcar, Hannibal and Hasdrubal Barca, leading multinational armies of North Africans and Europeans.
Category: History

Ancient Siege Warfare

Author : Duncan B Campbell
ISBN : 1841767700
Genre : History
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Sieges played a central role in many conflicts of the ancient world and generals, including Darius, Alexander the Great, Hannibal and Scipio Africanus successfully used siegecraft to gain their objectives. As siege tactics became integral to success in war, generals employed the minds of engineers and scientists to develop tactics which ranged from penetrating the defences or blockading the city through to tricks and deception. This fascinating study tracks developments in siege warfare from Ancient Persia in the 6th century BC through to the Roman sieges of the second century BC, describing the range of equipment and techniques which evolved during this period.
Category: History

Campanha E Batalha De Al Sia 52 A C

Author : André Geraque Kiffer
ISBN : PKEY:90209669
Genre : Games
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Na simulação a Tática será assim que romper-se o perímetro externo, a Ala do Exército gaulês no oppidum romperá – na mesma direção, em sentido contrário – o perímetro interno. Obtida esta junção (Primeira Fase da Campanha) será mantido este corredor de ligação até que os 2 setores do Exército romano dividido sejam batidos por partes (Segunda Fase da Campanha).
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Campanha E Batalha Naval De Ecnomus 256 A C

Author : André Geraque Kiffer
ISBN : PKEY:90209668
Genre : Social Science
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Na simulação testaremos como teria sido se um esquadrão cartaginês tentasse envolver – e não fixar - os esquadrões consulares romanos (os dois da cunha vanguarda), um outro esquadrão retardasse a aproximação do reforço romano (base da cunha), enquanto um terceiro esquadrão cartaginês atacasse para destruir os transportes romanos.
Category: Social Science

War And Peace In Ancient And Medieval History

Author : Philip de Souza
ISBN : 9781139469487
Genre : History
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This is a major study of the ideas and practices involved in the making and breaking of peace treaties and truces from Classical Greece to the time of the Crusades. Leading specialists on war and peace in ancient and medieval history examine the creation of peace agreements, and explore the extent to which their terms could be manipulated to serve the interests of one side at the other's expense. The chapters discuss a wide range of uses to which treaties and other peace agreements were put by rulers and military commanders in pursuit of both individual and collective political aims. The book also considers the wider implications of these issues for our understanding of the nature of war and peace in the ancient and medieval periods. This broad-ranging account includes chapters on ancient Persia, the Roman and Byzantine Empires, Anglo-Saxon England and the Vikings.
Category: History