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Research Bibliography

Abrahams, E.B.(1903); Greek Dress, John Murray, London

Berriedale-Johnson, M (2001); The British Museum Cookbook, St Edmundsbury Press

Connolly, P (1998); Greece and Rome at War, Greenhill Books (Considered a seminal work on the period and a core reference text)

Davis-Kimball, J; Murphy, E.M; Korakova, L; Yablonsky, L.T. (2000); Kurgans, Ritual Sites and Settlements (Eurasian Bronze and Iron Age); BAR International Series 890

(The BAR archeology books form a vital source of research for this period and many are held in University libraries)

Hanson, V.D. (2000); The Western Way of War, University of California Press

Hanson, V.D. (2002); Hoplites, The Classical Greek Battle Experience, Routledge - Although there is some controversy surrounding the opinions expressed in this book, the re-enactment experiences do strongly support these views and taken together they provide a good grounding in Hoplite warfare

Laver, J (1964); Costume in Antiquity, Thames and Hudson

Osprey (www.ospreypublishing.com) produce a range of reference books that can help in the interpretation and understanding of this period. Key texts are:

Greek Hoplite 480-323 BC
The Greek and Persian Wars 500-323 BC
The Ancient Greeks
The Spartan Army
Marathon 490 BC
The Scythians 700-300 BC
The Thracians 700 BC - AD 76
Mounted Archers of the Steppe 600 BC - AD 1300

Reeder, E.D. (1999); Scythian Gold, H N Abrams Inc

Rolle, R; The World of the Scythians, University of California Press

Rudenko, S.I. (1970); Frozen Tombs of Siberia, University of California Press - A reference bible for any serious Scythian re-enactor. Ensure you source the first Thompson translation with all illustrations.

Vos, M.F. (1963); Scythian Archers in Attic Vase Paintings, JB Wolters, Germany

 

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