Ancient Warfare VII.1

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Throughout its long history spanning thousands of years, ancient Egypt saw empires rise and fall and civilisations come and go. This issue of Ancient Warfare focuses on the wars that were waged in the deserts and around the Nile, such as Ramesses II’s clash with the Hittites at Kadesh, and on the warriors that fought these battles.  

Theme: Warriors of the Nile

  • Josho Brouwers, "Historical introduction: Warriors of the Nile"
  • Bridget McDermott, "Pictures, objects and words: Sources for ancient Egyptian warfare"
  • Arianna Sacco, "Rulers from Foreign Lands: The Hyksos and their contributions to Egyptian warfare"
  • Sigrid van Roode, "From the walls of the ruler to the belly of stone: Egypt's strategic border defences"
  • Bridget McDermott, "The Battle of Kadesh: Ramesses II faces the Hittites"
  • Paul McDonnell-Staff, "A Pharaoh's arsenal: The weapons of Tutankhamun"
  • Josho Brouwers, "Conversations of Great Kings: Letters to and from the Egyptian court"
  • Jessica Billing, "The military standards of the Roman legions: Symbolic objects of ideology, veneration and belief"
  • J. Albert Morales, "The War of the Heavenly Horses: Could the Han Chinese have defeated the Macedonian army?"

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