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Art of Warfare in the Ancient World

Code: 131061
ECTS: 2.0
Lecturers in charge: izv. prof. dr. sc. Ivan Matijević
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
The aim of the course is to introduce students to the ways of warfare in the old age. The ways of forming armies in individual countries and their operation in war and peacetime conditions are analyzed. The issues of army supply, tactics and strategy, morale, the role of the commander through the prism of major wars and individual battles are addressed. Particular emphasis was placed on the characteristics of the Graeco-Persian Wars, the Peloponnesian War, the wars of Alexander the Great, the First and Second Punic War, Caesar's conquest of Gaul, the Roman crushing of rebellions in the imperial era, the activities of Roman armies in Croatian historical territory.
Literature:
  1. A. Musić, N. Majnarić: "Ratne starine", "Pomorstvo", "Odnošaji među državama"
  2. Adrian Goldsworthy: The complete Roman army
  3. Brian Campbell: War and society in imperial Rome 31 BC- AD 284
  4. P. Sabin, H. van Wees, M. Whitby (eds.): The Cambridge history of Greek and Roman warfare, vol. II, Rome from the late Republic to the late Empire
Optional literature:
  1. Vladimir Brnardić: Kratak pregled razvoja i ustroja rimske vojske. Publije Flavije Vegecije Renat, Sažetak vojne vještine.
  2. P. de Souza, W. Heckel, L. Llewellyn-Jones: The Greeks at war from Athens to Alexander
1. semester
Povijest 1. zimski sem. (diplomski studij) - Regular studij - History (Research Specialisation)
Povijest 1. zimski sem. (diplomski studij) - Regular studij - History (Teacher Education)

2. semester
Povijest 1. zimski sem. (diplomski studij) - Regular studij - History (Research Specialisation)

3. semester
Povijest 1. zimski sem. (diplomski studij) - Regular studij - History (Research Specialisation)

4. semester
Povijest 1. zimski sem. (diplomski studij) - Regular studij - History (Research Specialisation)
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