Battle of Leuctra, 371 BCE
The possible positions taken in the Battle of Leuctra in 371 BCE between Sparta and Thebes. The Thebans, led by the brilliant general Epaminondas, won the battle and established Thebes as the most powerful polis in Greece.
Mycenaean Krater With Warriors
Large Mycenaean krater depicting men in full armour (helmet, cuirass, greaves, shield and spear) as they depart for war, a sack of supplies hanging from their spears. To the side a woman raises her hand in a farewell gesture. From the "House...
Gods Fighting Giants, Delphi
A detail from the frieze of the Treasury of the Siphians at Delphi depicting the Gods fighting the Giants (525 BCE), Delphi Archaeological Museum.
Piraeus & The Long Walls
An illustration of the Long Walls fortifications which connected the city of Athens to its port of Piraeus from the 5th century BCE.
Battle of Hydaspes
The positions before the Battle of Hydaspes, 326 BCE. In blue are the forces of Alexander the Great whilst in red are those of King Porus.
Bronze Chalcidian helmet, 6th Century BCE. (Archaeological Museum, Piraeus)
Funeral Stele of Artistion
Marble funeral stele depicting a hoplite soldier, signed by Aristokles (500 BCE), National Archaeological Museum, Athens.
Hypaspist by Johnny Shumate For more illustrations email [email protected] If illustration is used, please credit my name.
Bronze Illyrian Helmet
A bronze illyrian type helmet and gold funerary mask. Chalcidice, 530-510 BCE. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)
Corinthian Helmet (Detail)
Detail of a Corinthian helmet, from the second half of the 6th century BCE. The decoration of the helmet suggests that it may have been produced in central Italy. Louvre Museum, Paris, France.