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"Aldrete, Bartell, and Aldrete present innovative, fascinating research that reshapes our understanding of ancient Greek warfare."

"Reconstructing Ancient Linen Body Armor is essential for anyone interested in ancient warfare and/or experimental archaeology, from academic to layman, and is a defining and valuable contribution to our understanding of the ancient world."

"Anyone interested in archeological textiles, historical textiles, historical reenactment, military history, costume construction, or flax and linen should consider this fascinating and unique book."

"Reconstructing Ancient Linen Body Armor is a model example of the benefits that can come from creative engagement with historical re-enactors."

"In introducing the developing disciplines of experimental and reconstructive archaeology alongside the traditional approaches of textual and visual analysis, the authors provide a challenging and illuminating exploration of a poorly understood piece of ancient body armour that will satisfy both academic scholars and military history aficionados alike"

Reconstructing Ancient Linen Body Armor
Unraveling the Linothorax Mystery
Publication Date: 1 May 2013
Status: Available
Usually ships 2-3 business days after receipt of order.
Trim Size: 6" x 9"
Page Count: 304 pages
Illustrations: 21 b&w illus., 16 line drawings, 8 color plates
ISBN: 9781421408194