|detail - VIIIc BC Krater MET|
I am reading the new book by the Salimbeti & D'Amato team - Early Iron Age Greek Warrior 1100-700 BC.
The study contains the set of 8 plates by Italian maestro Giuseppe Rava, most likely painted under a careful guidance of the writers.
Schola gladiatoria [link]
Thegn Thrand 1 [link]
Thegn Thrand 2 [link]
The Athenian military during the classical age - post-Solon reforms - short intro from MET. Beautiful hippeis cavalry horses in stable scene from the VI c BC.
Hoplite fighting gallery from Wikicommons
Thegn's video on ancient Bronze age hand to hand combat arms - curved Caananite khopesh and the Ewart Park ( Leaf shaped sword ), and the Naue II ( Straight style sword ).