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Armies of the traditional close to East, 3000 BC-539 BC: corporation, strategies, costume and gear КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: A Wargames examine staff PublicationsАвтор(ы): Nigel Stillman, Nigel TallisЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 1984Количество страниц: 210Формат: pdf Размер: 26,0 mbOrganization, strategies, costume, and kit. 210 illustrations and maps. Egyptian previous country, heart country, New state, Saite, Libyan, Nubian, Kushite, Sumerian, Akkadian, Eblaite, Amorite, Hammurapic Babylonian, previous Assyrian, Hurrian, Mitannian, Kassite, heart Assyrian, Neo Assyrian, Neo Babylonian, Chaldean, Gutian, Mannaean, Irnaian, Cimmerian, Hyksos, Canaanite, Syrian, Ugaritic, Hebrew, Philistine, Midianite Arab, Cypriot, Phoenician, Hattian, Hittite, Anatolian, Sea Peoples, Neo Hittite, Armaean, Phrygian, Lydian, Urartian, Elamite, Minoan, Mycenaean, Harappan. whereas the e-book does not have colour images, the textual content in lots of instances provides colour descriptions and uniform descriptions. RAPIDили IFOLDER eighty five

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These rnesKngcrs tf1velled in 20-30 mile stages, perhaps with I cavalry escon. In difficult terrain or bad wefllher conditions foot runners may have been used. 31 BABYLON 1126·539 BC The period following the reign ofNebuchadrezzar I (1126-1105 Bq, who inflicted a major military defeat on the Elamites, is rather dark and disordered_ Several dynasties passed, but few great kings. Border wars witb Assyria continued, and sometimes Assyrian kings, such as Tukulti-Ninuna II, Sbalmaneser III and Shamshi-Adad V, mounted major campaigns into Babylonia, extending Assyrian political influence over Babylon, but not conquering it.

The basic unit was the kini commanded by Ihe shaknu. CANAAN AND SYRIA 3200· 1700 BC Little is known about military organisation in the period pr~eding the Amorite settlement and the emergence of the Hyksos state. Canaan was occupied by nomadic tribes whose organisation is hinted at in the Egyptian story ofSinuhe. The tribe was ruled by a chieftain who could prove his right to rule with a demonstration of his prowess as a warrior, and defend his position in the same way or with the aid of II champion.

A Hittite version of a Hurrian training manual has actually been found, writteo by an expert called Kikkuli. A military aristocncy, maimained by land grants, formed the chariotry and are probably comparable to the maryanna of Syria and Mitanni. Maryanna were cenainly included in the allied contingems supplied by Syrian \"1Issal states. ) and Dardany, (so the Egyptians clearly classed some Anatolian chariotry as equivalent to maryanna). Milim y service was connected with land ownership. Estates were held from the king with an obligation to serve.

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