022 – Greek Warfare


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: In this episode on ancient Greek warfare, we learn about the fabled military formation that would take the Balkan city-states from amateur skirmishers to imperial powers: the phalanx! Alone, each hoplite (or shield-carrying soldier) was a helpless target, but as part of a phalanx, the Aegean citizen-soldier became a force to be reckoned with. Come learn more about the fascinating military culture that shaped the Mediterranean’s history, as well as movies like “300”!

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