240 x 325mm
Author: Kész Barnabás
Battles and wars were incidental to world history. The hunter of the Stone Age who protected his prey, the knight committed to his king, and the soldier served his homeland were all warriors. Generalship means not only killing but survival and winning. While endeavoring to maintain peace we shouldn't forget the brave warriors who provided peace for other people, at the expense of their lives. This volume brings to life the greatest warriors of world history by showing their weaponaries, tactics, arts of war and glorious acts. turning pages the reader imaginary can be among King Leonidas's 300 Spartan heroes at Thermopylae, march on India together with Alexander the Great, fight as a gladiator in the Colosseum, put on the armour of the knights, fire a storm of arrows at the dumbfounded enemy alongside Djengis Khan's riders and share numerous daring adventures. This scientific, richly illustrated volume shows the reader - whether being a student, teacher, parent or adult interested in soldiering - over the most important periods of military history, from the ancient to mediaval times and spurs the reader to get to know this field deeply.