Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC

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3.4. War and warfare
(7,291 words)

A. Introduction

[German source]

‘It is beautiful for a brave man to fall by the enemy’s hand in the fight for the homeland’, declared the lyric poet Tyrtaeus (Fr. 6 Diehl) in the mid-7th century. Military conflict indeed appears to have been a decisive factor in the history of the ancient Mediterran…

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Madreiter, Irene, “3.4. War and warfare”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC, English edition by John N. Dillon; Translated by Duncan A. Smart (2018). Original German-language edition: Frühgeschichte der Mittelmeerkulturen: Historisch-archäologisches Handbuch. Herausgegeben von Anna-Maria Wittke. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 10. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2015). Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_009587>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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