Origin of hoplite
OTHER WORDS FROM hoplitehop·lit·ic [hop-lit-ik], /hɒpˈlɪt ɪk/, adjective
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How to use hoplite in a sentence
In essence, a hoplite was a citizen-soldier who took up arms to defend or expand the realm of his city-state.Battle of Marathon: The Decisive Clash That Saved Ancient Greece|Dattatreya Mandal|September 11, 2022|Realm of History
However, at the same time, an upward thrust had less impact or momentum, simply because of its lesser leverage, reach, and defensive posture of the hoplite.
Of course, unlike the man-at-arms of the late medieval period, the hoplite was first and foremost a citizen-soldier.
We also know that many hoplites preferred to keep the Corinthian helmets tipped back on their heads during non-combat situations, thereby suggesting the cramped nature of the designs.Know Your Ancient Greek Helmets: From Attic to Phrygian|Dattatreya Mandal|May 19, 2020|Realm of History
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.
Thirdly, if Draco had instituted a hoplite census, Solon would not have substituted citizenship by birth.
She had been early plighted to a young hoplite of Ithaca, named Aulakes.Niobe, All Smiles|Harry Paulton and Edward A. (Edward Antonio) Paulton