Mycenaeans

The ancient Greek hoplite

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The ancient Greek hoplite

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Roel Konijnendijk, Joshua Hall, Matthew Lloyd, Owen Rees, and Josho Brouwers talk about the ancient Greek hoplite.

A measured take on the Pylos Combat Agate

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A measured take on the Pylos Combat Agate

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A small agate decorated with a battle-scene, recovered from the so-called “Griffin Warrior” tomb in Pylos (Greece), has been hyped up for the wrong reasons.

Swords in ancient Greece

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Swords in ancient Greece

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A look at ancient Greek swords, with particular reference to blades from the Archaic and Classical periods.

Homer and history

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Homer and history

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Can the Homeric epics be considered historical documents to some extent? If so, for which time period can they be used?