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Athenian Hoplites


Mark Cartwright
by The Creative Assembly
published on 29 May 2013
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A 3D representation of Athenian hoplites in battle. The Gorgon device on the central figure's shield was a typical feature of Greek shield design. In Greek mythology the stare of the Gorgon Medusa was said to turn people to stone.

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