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Published by Cambridge University Pres in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Military art and science,
  • Naval art and science

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    LC ClassificationsU33 .T3
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    Open LibraryOL27043219M
    ISBN 101108013406
    ISBN 109781108013406
    OCLC/WorldCa712131338

    Hellenistic culture, a blend of Greek and other influences, flourished throughout Greece, Egypt, and Asia. Western civilization today continues to be influenced by diverse cultures. • Hellenistic •Alexandria • Euclid • Archimedes •Colossus of Rhodes 5 SETTING THE STAGE Alexander’s ambitions were cultural as well as military and File Size: 1MB.


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Tarn. The final lecture explores improvements in siege and naval methods, with particular attention to advancements in artillery. Providing valuable insight into a period of extensive military innovation, this book gives an overview of the military and naval arts and sciences of the Hellenistic era.

/5(1). First published inthis is a collection of essays by the noted classical scholar W. Tarn, originally delivered as Lees Knowles Lectures in Military History at Trinity College, Cambridge.

Tarn draws on a range of sources to trace the history and development of warfare in the Hellenistic Price: $ The final lecture explores improvements in siege and naval methods, with particular attention to advancements in artillery.

Providing valuable insight into a period of extensive military innovation, this book gives an overview of the military and naval arts and sciences of the Hellenistic era. The final lecture explores improvements in siege and naval methods, with particular attention to advancements in artillery.

Providing valuable insight into a period of extensive military innovation, this book gives an overview of the military and naval arts and sciences of the Hellenistic era. (Publisher's information). Condition: New.

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Tarn, W. () Hellenistic Military and Naval Developments. Cambridge. Thiel, J. () Studies on the History of Roman Sea-Power in Republican Times. Sir William Woodthorpe Tarn (26 February – 7 November ), usually cited as W.

Tarn, was a British classical scholar and a writer. He wrote extensively on the Hellenistic world, particularly on Alexander the Great's empire and its successor states. Tarn has been criticized for romanticizing philhellenism, and using it to further his own racial colonial theories.

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Taking the period between Alexander the Great's conquests and the Battle of Actium, John Grainger analyses the developments in naval technology and tactics, the uses and limitations of. To speak of military developments in the Hellenistic period is to assume that significant changes in warfare or technology justify a separate category called “Hellenistic.” To a great degree.

The period covered in this book, is well known for its epic battles and grand campaigns of territorial conquest, but Hellenistic monarchies, Carthaginians and the rapacious Roman Republic were scarcely less active at sea.

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In “Hellenistic and Roman Naval Wars BCBC” author J.D. Grainger attempts to draw an overall view of naval warfare in a period going from Alexander’s campaigns to Actium.

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The period covered in this book, is well known for its epic battles and grand campaigns of territorial conquest, but Hellenistic monarchies, Carthaginians and the rapacious Roman Republic were scarcely less active at sea. Huge resources were poured into maintaining fleets not only as symbols of prestige but as means of projecting real military powe.

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Grainger available from Rakuten Kobo. The period covered in this book, is well known for its epic battles and grand campaigns of territorial conquest, but Hel Brand: Pen & Sword Books. The period covered in this book, is well known for its epic battles and grand campaigns of territorial conquest, but Hellenistic monarchies, Carthaginians and the rapacious Roman Republic were scarcely less active at sea.

John Grainger analyses the developments in naval technology and tactics, the uses and limitations of sea power and the. Hellenistic Military & Naval Developments First published inthis is a collection of essays by the noted classical scholar W.

Tarn, originally delivered as Lees Knowles Lectures in Military History at Trinity College, Cambridge. Tarn draws on a range of sources to trace the history and development of warfare in the Hellenistic period, with.

Sir William Woodthorpe Tam is a Fellow of the British Academy and Honorary Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. He is the author of Hellenistic Civilisation, Hellenistic Military and Naval Developments, The Greeks in Bactria and India, and several chapters in the Cambridge Ancient History.

This book is one of the most interesting and innovative studies I have read in recent years. It analyses a unique characteristic of Hellenistic military history, viz. the development of big ships, large fleets, and naval (siege) artillery in the period between Alexander the Great and Octavian, with a crucial prelude during the preceding century.

[footnoteRef] in the Archaic Period, Ancient Greece's initial maritime power was critical but also "sporadic."[footnoteRef] During the Classical Period, Athens in particular "pursued a policy of naval imperialism"[footnoteRef] and this Period saw the development of "siege warfare" in which the Greeks -- particularly the Athenians.

The trireme survived in the arsenal of Rhodes, a formidable Hellenistic naval power, and eventually formed the core of the imperial fleet of Rome. The new look of naval warfare in the Hellenistic period can best be illustrated by one of our best-documented naval battles: at Salamis on Cyprus in between Demetrios Poliorketes and Ptolemy I Soter.Each chapter opens with an introduction dealing with general trends in the period, social, political, and economic developments that led to changes in military institutions, succinct looks at one or two battles illustrative of military practice at the time, and then some discussion of unusual aspects of the contemporary military system (e.g.