Origin of hoplite
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Now Artybios was riding a horse which had been trained to rear up against a hoplite.The History Of Herodotus|Herodotus
A horseman fully armed is thrusting his spear into the body of his fallen foe—a hoplite.
A horseman fully armed is thrusting his spear into the body of his fallen foe,—a hoplite.
Of the two figures in the chariot of slab xxiv., nothing now remains but part of the shield and left arm of the hoplite 58.
Thirdly, if Draco had instituted a hoplite census, Solon would not have substituted citizenship by birth.
British Dictionary definitions for hoplite
Word Origin for hoplite
Word Origin and History for hoplite
"heavy-armed foot soldier of ancient Greece," 1727, from Greek hoplites "heavily armed soldier," literally "heavy armed," from hopla "arms, armor," plural of hoplon "tool, weapon, implement."