A regular Greek soldier.
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a Greek infantry soldier of the citizen armies who defended Greek city-states; for more information on the hoplites see the Perseus Historical Overview subtopic '5.16. The so-called Hoplite Revolution.
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[HOP-light] A foot soldier with metal armour. Hoplites carried round shields and had bronze helmets and leg guards.
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In ancient Greece, a heavily armed infantry soldier (as distinct from the lightly armed peltast). They were the backbone of the army in all the Greek city-states from...
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Hop'lite noun [ Greek ..., from ... tool, weapon: confer French hoplite .] (Gr. Antiq.) A heavy-armed infantry soldier. Milford.
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• (n.) A heavy-armed infantry soldier.
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ancient Greek heavily armed foot soldier whose function was to fight in close formation. Until his appearance, probably in the late 8th century , ... [4 related articles]
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A hoplite was a citizen-soldier of the Ancient Greek city-states. Hoplites were primarily armed as spearmen and fought in a phalanx formation. The word "hoplite" (Greek: ὁπλίτης hoplitēs; pl. ὁπλίται hoplitai) derives from "hoplon" (ὅπλον, plural hopla ὅπλα), the type of...
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hoplite (hop'līt) , heavy infantry soldier in the armies of classical Greece. Hoplites were usually protected by helmets, cuirasses, and leg armor. They carried large shields, javelins, heavy swords, and sometimes battle-axes and fought in the tightly organized phalanx formation. In classi...
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Man-at-arms. A heavily armed foot soldier of ancient Greece.
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1) A regular greek soldier 2) Ancient greek soldier 3) Peloponnesian war soldier
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