To: SunkenCiv; nuconvert; freedom44; Cyrus the Great; LibreOuMort; sionnsar; DGHoodini; FARS; ...
Fascinating. An archeologist's gold mine.
The Achaemenid "violin" shields were neat.
Iran History Ping!
posted on 11/09/2009 5:24:02 PM PST
(Sarah Palin: "Only dead fish go with the flow!")
Sorry, Iran does not exist. It is called Persia.
posted on 11/09/2009 5:27:20 PM PST
(If I had 1 cent for every dollar the government saved, Bill Gates and I would be friends.)
To: SolidWood; SunkenCiv; LibWhacker
WTF? Herotodus got something *right* ?
posted on 11/09/2009 5:33:50 PM PST
(The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
Put a spear in the cleft and you have a Shield Wall, an interlocking wall of Iron Points. The Ancient Greeks did the same thing, the troops were better armored though.
posted on 11/09/2009 5:45:57 PM PST
by Little Bill
(Carol Che-Porter is a MOONBAT.)
posted on 11/09/2009 5:49:20 PM PST
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