Ancient Germanic Warriors: Warrior Styles from Trajan's Column to Icelandic Sagas

Ancient Germanic Warriors: Warrior Styles from Trajan's Column to Icelandic Sagas

by Michael P. Speidel

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415486828
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/08/2008
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Michael Speidel teaches ancient history at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
I. Animal Warriors

2. Bears
3. Bucks
4. Martens
II. Frightening Warriors
5. Naked Berserks
6. Ghosts
III. Strong Men
7. Club Wielders
8. Wielders of Huge Spears
IV. Shield Warriors
9. Shield Castles
10. Chanting
11. War Dances
V. Churls
12. Dart Throwers
13. Rock Throwers
VI. Horsemen
14. Lancers
15. Spear Throwers
16. Wheeling Right
VII. Foot against Horse
17. Horse Stabbers
18. Horse Hewers
VIII. Outstanding Warriors
19. Long-Hairs
20. Helmet Wearers
IX. Warrior Styles Through the Ages
21. Iron-Age Warriors and the Civilizations of Greece and Rome
22. End and Afterglow
Conclusion
Time Table
Bibliography
Index

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