The author has provided a unique perspective of the weapons and uses in the ancient world to provide an interesting and readable overview and discussion of the subjects in the context of Hollywood’s treatment of them. There is detailed coverage of battle scenes in some of the most famous films. This book will appeal to the traditional enthusiasts of the historical periods and those who have developed keen interests in the development and use of weapons in ancient history. In addition to this well-established market, there will be those who are interested in drama, creative writing and films. A fascinating read that covers new ground and offers fresh perspective.
The author has managed to produce a readable, informative, and credible perspective. His work is entertaining and his conclusions have an authoritative feel to them.Enjoy.