The Greek Army and its Hoplites
The Rich are playing war!!! <ul><li>Originally the Ancient Greeks only allowed the RICH to participate because they had  <...
But the rich realized it was not all that fun so………. <ul><li>By 700 BCE regular citizens became soldier but they didn’t ha...
Hoplites <ul><li>Regular foot soldiers were called hoplites </li></ul><ul><li>They were named after the Hoplon (the large ...
A Phalanx
So what did they have?? <ul><li>They usually provided their own weapons, but on occasion the polis would help suit the sol...
Why were they good soldiers?? <ul><li>Had to be a citizen (free native born man) </li></ul><ul><li>They were loyal to thei...
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The greek army and its hoplites web

  1. 1. The Greek Army and its Hoplites
  2. 2. The Rich are playing war!!! <ul><li>Originally the Ancient Greeks only allowed the RICH to participate because they had </li></ul>
  3. 3. But the rich realized it was not all that fun so………. <ul><li>By 700 BCE regular citizens became soldier but they didn’t have </li></ul><ul><li>BECAUSE </li></ul>
  4. 4. Hoplites <ul><li>Regular foot soldiers were called hoplites </li></ul><ul><li>They were named after the Hoplon (the large round shield that protects the soldier from the front). </li></ul>Hoplon
  5. 5. A Phalanx
  6. 6. So what did they have?? <ul><li>They usually provided their own weapons, but on occasion the polis would help suit the soldier for battle! </li></ul><ul><li>This can be seen on the sheet you glued together during your Spartan stations! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Why were they good soldiers?? <ul><li>Had to be a citizen (free native born man) </li></ul><ul><li>They were loyal to their hometowns and proud to fight for their people! </li></ul><ul><li>Why could this cause problems?? </li></ul>
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