The Tactics of Aelian

    The Tactics of Aelian

    or On the Military Arrangements of the Greeks

    Christopher Matthew

    Pen & Sword 2012

    Hardback 247pp

    9781848849006   Product Code: 18278

    Dating from the time of the Emperor Hadrian, Aelian's Tactics draws on earlier works to create a fascinating picture of warfare during the Hellenistic period. In Arabic and Latin translations the work continued to be used for many centuries as a practical manual, right up to the English Civil War. Matthew provides the fullest edition available of the Greek text, with a new facing translation, illustrations of the formations described and explanatory notes.

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