C&C / GG&S

Russell Turpin deafbox@hotmail.com
Tue, 26 Mar 2002 02:10:49 +0000

John Hall:
>I don't think Alexander's cavalry would have been nearly
>as successful without the infantry.

The books I have read emphasize the importance of the
infantry phalanx to Alexander's conquest of Helenic
opposition, as well as the Persians. Created by
Alexander's father, Philip, the phalanx allegedly
remained the most potent military weapon in the field
for the next few centuries.

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