Edward Luttwak: Ancient combat, 17 November 2005
Show More Soldiers and Ghosts: A History of Battle in Classical Antiquity by J.E. Lendon.
Yale, 468 pp., £18.95, June 2005, 0 300 10663 7Show More
“... of warfare for purely historical and literary reasons. They are the intended readers of J.E. Lendon’s Soldiers and Ghosts – and their degree of satisfaction with this book may well depend precisely on whether the focus of their interest is historical or literary. For while Lendon teaches history, his approach is ...”