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Author Rusch, Scott.

Title Sparta at war [electronic resource] : strategy, tactics and campaigns, 950-362 BC. / Scott M. Rusch.

Imprint Havertown : Frontline Books, 2011.

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Description 1 online resource (498 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary During the eighth century BC, Sparta became one of the leading cities of ancient Greece, conquering the southern Peloponnese, and from the mid-sixth century BC until the mid-fourth, Sparta became a military power of recognized importance. For almost two centuries the massed Spartan army remained unbeaten in the field. Spartan officers also commanded with great success armies of mercenaries or coalition allies, as well as fleets of war galleys. Although it is the stand of the Three Hundred at Thermopylae that has earned Sparta undying fame, it was her victories over both Persian invaders and the.
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Subject Sparta (Extinct city) -- History, Military.
Sparta (Extinct city) -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Military history.
Other Form: Print version: Rusch, Scott. Sparta At War. Havertown : Frontline Books, 2011 9781848325302
ISBN 9781783830480 (electronic bk.)
1783830484 (electronic bk.)
9781848325302 (hbk.)
1848325304 (hbk.)