Ancient Warfare X.1

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The Archidamian War During the Peloponnesian War, Athens and Sparta fought for supremacy. This issue deals with the first part of that destructive conflict.

Theme: The Archidamian War

  • Seán Hußmann, 'Thucydides and the Archidamian War - Historical introduction'.
  • Gareth Williams, 'The strategy of Pericles - Pacifist or pragmatist?'.
  • Friedrich Wilhelm Miesen, 'A new type of hoplite, for a new type of war - Fighting for Athens'.
  • Konstantin Nossov, 'Innovations in ancient Greek siege warfare - Siege of Plataea'.
  • Murray Dahm, 'Talking the talk and walking the walk - Socrates at war'.
  • Owen Rees, 'Brasidas and his northern campaign - The heart of Achilles'.
  • Josho Brouwers, 'The temple of Athena Nike - Victory set in stone'.
  • Roel Konijnendijk, 'The battle for supremacy on the Peloponnese, 420–418 BC - Clash of the titans'.


  • Konrad and Livia Stauner, 'Roman soldiers in Egypt’s Eastern Desert - Letters from Didymoi'.
  • Joseph Hall, 'Psychological trauma and the soldiers of Rome - A Roman PTSD?'
  • David L. Reinke, 'Queen Boudicca, we hardly knew you - The Viking Queen (1976)'.

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