Warriors and Weapons 3000 B.C. to A.D. 1700 in ColourАвтор(ы):
Niels Saxtorph, Illustrator Stig BramsenИздательство:
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.