The Spartan Army


Book Description

  • Reprint of a classic work of ancient military history
  • Traces the origins of Sparta's unique training, tactics, and organization that made it the master of Greek battlefields
  • Clear analysis of battles such as Thermopylae, Plataea, Mantinea, and Leuktra
  • Spartan warriors continue to influence modern militaries, including the U.S. Marine Corps
  • About the Author

    J. F. Lazenby is professor of ancient history emeritus at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. He also wrote Hannibal's War (978-0-8061-3004-0). He lives in Newcastle, England.

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