Leonidas I of Sparta
Leonidas was the Spartan king who famously led a small band of Greek allies at the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BCE where...
Lysander (d. 395 BCE) was a Spartan statesman and general who famously defeated the Athenian navy at the Battle of Aigospotamoi...
Map of the Peloponnesian War, Beginning
Map of the Alliances of the Peloponnesian War, as well as the respective strategies of the opposing factions of Sparta...
The Battle on the plain of Marathon in September 490 BCE between Greeks and the invading forces of Persian King Darius...
Marathon to Chaironeia: changes in hoplite armour
Professor Peter Krentz speaks on changes in hoplite armour at the Greek and Roman Armour Day, 20th July 2015.
Men of Bronze: Hoplite Warfare in Ancient Greece
Many times when a reader picks up a book pertaining to a certain event or object in history, it is from one point of...
Mycenaean Krater With Warriors
Large Mycenaean krater depicting men in full armour (helmet, cuirass, greaves, shield and spear) as they depart for war...
Mycenaean warriors depicted on a krater from Mycenae known as the 'House of the Warrior Vase', 12th century BCE. (National Archaeological...
Naue II Mycenaean Bronze Sword Tests
Thrand and Eldgrim test the long awaited Naue II Bronze swords from master bronze weaponsmith and Historian Neil Burridge...
Overarm Vs. Underarm Spear and Shield Reply to Demomanchaos and Critics
Thrand and Marquez reply to Demomanchoas, critics and skeptical viewers by redoing the barrel test the way Thrand had originally...