Название: Warriors and Weapons 3000 B.C. to A.D. 1700 in Colour Автор(ы): Niels Saxtorph, Illustrator Stig Bramsen Издательство: Blandford Press Год: 1975 ISBN: 0-7137-0735-6 Страниц: 260 Язык: English Формат: PDF Размер: 151 MB
Drawing on an extensive range of textual, artistic, and archaeological data, Warfare from 3000 B.C. to A.D. 1700 offers a detailed analysis of the military technology, ideology, and practices of Near Eastern warfare, focusing on key topics including: recruitment and training of the soldiers; the logistics and weaponry of warfare, with emphasis on the shift from stone to metal weapons; the role played by magic; narratives of combat and artistic representations of battle; the origins and development of the chariot as a mode of military transportation; fortifications and siegecraft; and developments in naval warfare. Illustrated throughout by Stig Bramsen, this book is essential for experts and non-specialists alike.