Maria Pretzler, D.Phil (Oxford, 1999) is Associate Professor in Ancient History at Swansea University. She has published on Pausanias and ancient travel (Pausanias. Travel Writing in Ancient Greece, Duckworth 2007), Peloponnesian History and the Second Sophistic.
Nick Barley, Ph.d (Swansea, 2013) is a Teacher of Classics and History at King Edward VI College Stourbridge. He has published on warfare in Classical Greece, focusing on the use and development of light infantry.
Contributors are: Nick Barley, Marco Bettalli, Ben Gourley, Robin Lane Fox, Peter Liddel, Maria Pretzler, Philip Rance, Tracey Rihll, Jim Roy, Graham Shipley, Philip de Souza, José Vela Tejada, and David Whitehead.
Scholars, Students, warfare enthusiasts, all those interested in Aineias Tacticus, Classical Greek history, ancient warfare, Greek military writing, Greek city states, ancient didactic literature, Greek language.
Table of contents
List of Figures and Photos
Maria Pretzler and Nick Barley
2 The Other Aineias
3 Aineias the Author—Who, Where and When?
Robin Lane Fox
4 Aineias Tacticus in His Intellectual Context
5 Aineias and History: The Purpose and Context of Historical Narrative in the Poliorketika
6 Creating Koine: Aineias Tacticus in the History of the Greek Language
Jose Vela Tejada
7 Writing and Other Forms of Communication in Aineias’ Poliorketika
8 The Polis Falling Apart: Aineias Tacticus and Stasis
9 Greek Poleis and Warfare in the IVth Century BC: Aineias’ Poliorketika
10 Light Infantry and Leadership in Aineias
11 Mercenaries in Aineias Tacticus
12 Raiders from the Sea: The Maritime Context of the Poliorketika
Philip de Souza
13 ‘News from Home’: Aeneas Tacticus and Fourth-century Defense in Practice at Ancient Stymphalos
14 Simple and Complex Technology in Aineias: Ladders and Telegraphy
15 Aineias Tacticus in Byzantine Military Literature