By Nic Fields

ISBN-10: 1841768847

ISBN-13: 9781841768847

Old Greek Fortifications 500-330 BC КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ historical Greek Fortifications 500-330 BC (Fortress 40)ByNic Fields, Brian DelfPublisher:Os Publishing2006 64PagesISBN: 1841768847PDF12 MBThe improvement of the city-state within the Classical interval of Greek historical past ended in a shift within the nature of the fortifications in that a part of the area. Fortresses have been now not designed to protect a ruler and his entourage; the total of the citizen physique needed to be protected from any outdoors threats. basic as they have been, old Greek fortifications served their objective in supplying safeguard to the population from the ravages of the Persian and Peloponnesian wars. This booklet info the development and ongoing improvement of the defences that safe the most illustrious websites in Greece in the course of the most famed interval of its history.sharingmatrixletitbit eighty five

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Lyoa. (Authors collecooo) Plato judges that one facet of virtue is to Ix' found in the traditional COlliest of tloplitcs facing each other in open battle. Tile use of walls as a protection is therefore 'unnatural' and can only lead to the deterioration of the moral character of the citin'n of his state (Lmvs 778d4-79a7). based defencc. He reviles ThemlstolJes, Kimon and Periklcs (or haVing 'g1uttt"d Athens with harbours and dockyards and walls and tribute and rubbish of that sort' (Gorsilfs 519a).

20-24, 52-68). 53 r ~ The Peloponneslan siege-mound at Plataia (summer 429 Be) For 70 days and nights , continuously the Peloponnesians kept on raising the siege-mound. First, containing walls of timber laid like latticework were constructed to conuln the mound. Next, the spaces between the timber walls were filled with earth, rubble and wood. :W""TjaJP' to work unhindered. ~' ,. , solution was a shed. 'o\Jf -, light timber struetur{l 't~~ ,'. A . , I'r'f'.. ~~~~ ,$. , ,,. Th~ I Plataians countered by heightening the fortifications with a wooden framework within which they erected a wall using bricks from the nearest houses.

The high headland. dedicated to Poseidon. wa, fortified in 4J3/412 Be. and thereafter became an important g;llTison for the Athenians. (Authors collection) Phyle (Attica) We first heat of Phyle in the winter of 404/403 Be when Athens was under the heel of the Thirty Tyrants. 2), with his band of 70 democrats. As Phyle lVas a strategic site on Mount Parnes, a border fort was planted there sometime in the early -Ith century Be. This was garrisoned by ephebes during their second yt'ar of paramilitary service.

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