Greek Armies

By Louis Major

Introduction

Greek's went into many wars and battles, but they didn't keep using the same weapons for every battle. They had a variety of weapons.

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The Spear and Armor

The main weapon used in the Greek army was the spear. This had a long wooden pole and at the end was the steel tip. Another piece of equipment was the armor that the regular soldiers wore. This was made out of leather. That regular armor wasn't that protective, but they still wore it. The wealthier soldiers had better armor. This was made out of bronze.

Here are some examples of weaponary