publication . Bachelor thesis . 2015

Výzbroj a výstroj achajmenovských vojsk

Cejnarová, Petra;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Country: Czech Republic
The aim of this bachelor thesis is to introduce Arms and Armour of Achaemenid Army. In this study I describe briefly clothing, arms and armour of the Persian army during the period since the reign of Cyrus the Great until the reign of Darius III. Kodomanés. War strategy of the Persian army will be also mentioned, whereas it is not possible to present military equipment without an adequate description of the method of use. Firstly we use the historical writings by Greek authors to describe Achaemenid arms. Furthermore, we observe the appearance and evolution of weapons and equipment in art. Artistic monuments of Persian origin, Scythian artefacts, which decoratio...
free text keywords: achajmenovské zbraně; ancient; Iran; Achajmenovci; militaria; achajmenovská zbroj; weapons; militária; perská armáda; starověký; Írán; Achaemenid arms; Achaemenids; Achaemenid armor; Persian army
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