Ancient Armies of the Middle East, Paperback Book

Ancient Armies of the Middle East Paperback

Illustrated by Angus McBride

Part of the Men-at-Arms series

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This text by Terence Wise explores some of the fascinating peoples who comprised the ancient armies of the Middle East: the Sumerians, who were the first to introduce the use of bronze into warfare, and were centuries ahead of the Egyptians in the use of the wheel - The Akkadians, whose citizen army was composed almost entirely of light troops - The Babylonians, whose people were granted land in return for army service - the horned warriors of the Elamites - the Egyptians, with thier heavy spearmen and archers - the tribal and warlike Libyans - Nubians and Ethiopians - Hyksos - the armies of the Hittite Empire - the Sea People and others.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 48 pages, illustrations, map, bibliography
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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  • Category: History: specific events & topics
  • ISBN: 9780850453843

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