Greece was the scene of some of the most evocative and decisive battles in the ancient world. This volume brings together the ancient evidence and modern scholarship on twenty battlefields throughout Greece. It is a handy resource for visitors of every level of experience, from the member of a guided tour to the veteran military historian. The introductory chapter outlines some of the most pressing and interesting issues in the study of Ancient Greek battles and battlefields and offers a crash course on ancient warfare. Twenty lively chapters explore battlefields selected for both their historical importance and their inspiring sites. In addition to accessible overviews of each battle, this book provides all the information needed for an intellectually and aesthetically rewarding visit, including transport and travel details, museum overviews, and further reading
BATTLES AND BATTLEFIELDS OF ANCIENT GREECE A Guide to their History, Topography and Archaeology
Written in an academic but accessible manner this book is excellent if you require a reference to the battlefields of Ancient Greece. It is a bonus that it is clearly written and well illustrated with maps, satellite photographs and images of items of interest remaining on the battlefield.