In addition to democracy and poetry, one of the things ancient Greece is most known for is its skill at war. The Greeks proved their affinity for battle with the legendary hoplites and the impenetrable phalanx. This battle formation would come to define the Greeks on the battlefield and live on their history. This section describes how the phalanx formation was organized and what sort of tactical innovations the Greeks would make to it.
(Section composed by Taylor Kreisher)