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Published: 30 March 2017

416 Pages | 18 b/w line drawings; 20 b/w halftones


ISBN: 9780199985821

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The Classical Art of Command

Eight Greek Generals Who Shaped the History of Warfare

Joseph Roisman

  • First single, comparable book that encompasses detailed investigations of different generals of Classical Greece, showing their impact on Greek war
  • Investigates Greek generalship through the individual careers of commanders, highlighting the important role that personality and other factors played in the Greek art of command
  • Explores these Greek generals both individually and as measured against ancient and modern yardsticks of military leadership