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Seleucid and Ptolemaic Reformed Armies 168-145 BC (volume-2)

Seleucid and Ptolemaic Reformed Armies 168-145 BC (volume-2)

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Published by matmohair1
The Ptolemaic Army
~ Nick Sekunda (Author),
Philip Greenough (Editor),
Angus McBride (Illustrator)
Montvert Publications (December 15, 1995)
The Ptolemaic Army
~ Nick Sekunda (Author),
Philip Greenough (Editor),
Angus McBride (Illustrator)
Montvert Publications (December 15, 1995)

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fllONrVERT
PCJBLICATlONS
SELEUCID
AND
PTOLEMAIC
REFORMED
ARMIES
168-145BC.
VOLUME2:
THE
PTOLEMAICARMY
Nick
Sekunda
Colour
platesby
AngusMcBride
 
SELEUCID
AND
PTOLEMAICREFORMEDARMIES168-145
BC
VOLUME2:THEPTOLEMAICARMY
UNDERPTOLEMY
VI
PlllLOMETOR
Nick
Sekunda
Colour
Platesby
Angus
McBride
LineDrawingsby
EdOrg
Published
by
Montvert
Publications
 
Publishedin1995byMontvertPublicationsCCopyright1995MontvertPublicationsAllrightsreserYed.No
pan
of
thispublicationmay
be
reproduced
or
transmittedinanyform
or
by
anymeans
electronic
or
mechanical
induding
photocopying,
recording
or
anyinfonnationstorageand
retrieval
system
withoutthepriorwrittenconsent
of
thepublishcrs.MontvcrtPublications,2KingswoodGrove,Reddish.
Stockport
SK3
6SP
MontvertPublications(Distribution),
PO
Box
25,
Stockport
SK3
6RU
ISBNI874101035ACIPcataloguerecordforthisbook
is
availablefromtheBritishLibrary.Anotetothereader:
This
isone
of
aseries
of
Montverttitleswhichaimtopresentsome
of
the
best
up
todaleanalyses
of
thehistory,dress,equipmentandorganization
of
variousancient
and
medievalarmies.
lypeset
by
LegendDTPStockport,CheshirePrinted
by
JosephWardColourprintLld.
Dewsbwy,
Yorkshire
AUTBOR'S
DEDICATION,
To
my
wonderfulMum.
PREFACE.
The
history
of
the
Hellenistickingdomsduringthe
period
underexaminationisoomplicated.
The
ancienthistoricalnarrativeswhich
oore
dealtwiththisperiod
are
preservedonlyinfragments,andthepublicationofnewinscriptions
or
papyri
requiresaprocess
of
oonstantrevision
of
thechronologicalframework.Limitedspacepermitsonlyacondensed
ac:c:ount
of
rapidly<hanging
events
in
thisbook.Ihave,
nevertheless,attempted
to
make
myhistoricalsectionsasup-to-datewithcurrentscholarshipaspossible.Conscious
as
I
am
of
my
ownliterary
shortcomings,Ihavenothesitatedtoincorporatesome
of
thebetter-turnedphrasespennedby
Mahaffy,
Bevan,
and
Tarn,whicharticulatcmysentiments
50
muchbetterthanIcouldeverhopeto.Ihaveattributedthelengthiersections,but
the
discerningreadermaydetectmanyother
patches
of
prosebcneathwhich,consciously
or
subconsciously,liesthehand
of
one
of
theseoldmasters.
As
with
Volume
I,
Andy
CaIlanhashelped
me
greatlythroughoutthe
text
Finally,Ishouldliketothanktheserieseditor,PhilGreenough,formakingthisabetterbookthanitmighthavebeen.
FORMAT
AND
LABELLING
Volume
2's
chapten
followsequentially
from
Volume
I,
hence
the
fint
cbapter
in
this
volumeis
Cbapter
6.
The
mainbody
black
&
white
figure.
follow
sequentiallyfrom
Volume
I,
so
the
fint
is
Fig.65.
The
only
exception
applies
totbesupporting
photosin
the
appendices.
The
colour
platesfollowsequentially
from
Volume
.,
so
the
first
is
Plate
9.
The
exception
to
this
is
thecentral
double-page-spread
colourplate
whichbasdeliberately
beenleft
unnumbered.
Thereare
nocolour
photos
(asopposed
to
plates
or
paintings)inVolume1,so
the
fint
iD
this
volume
isColour
Photo1.
Thereare
twoappendices.one
OD
Hermopolis
materialand
one
on
Sidon
material,
whichhavebeen
labelledasAppendixB
and
Appendix
Srespectively
u
taide
memoires'.
Thesehave
heeDpositionedin
front
of,
and
asa
lead
into,
the
bulkof
the
pictorial
part
of
this
volume
aDd,
if
desired,
can
be
read
almost
independently
of
the
historical
sections.
The
pages
are
labelledconventionally
and
do
not
followsequentially
from
Volume1.

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