First seminar: Greek Polis and Warfare
The Hoplite question
– what were the origins and political consequences of the changes (or developments) in military practice during the Archaic Age? See weeks 3 & 4 bibliographies.
Second seminar: Sparta
Sparta and the Peloponnesian League.
Bibliography will be distributed, pay special attention to the works of Cartledge and Hodkinson as well as the more obvious Lazenby.