Ancient Greek Sword From 1700 BC to 146 BC
Evolution of the Hellenic sword from the Bronze to the Hellenistic Age. Description of the typology and clarifications of terminology Methods of its usage. – issues in the phalanx formation Use of the swords in naval combat.
The refutation of the “Spartan Sword” myth.
Unusual Greek swords
ephanos Skarmintzos holds Master’s Degree in Military History at the University of Wolverhampton and also a BStephanos Skarmintzos holds Master’s Degree in Military History at the University of Wolverhampton and also a Bachelor’s Degree in IT. He lives in Athens Greece and was worked as a business consultant in many Greek and international companies, He has been involved in ancient reenacting from 2006 and medieval reenacting from 2012. In this capacity as a historical advisor to reenacting clubs he has participated in historical documentaries productions such BBC “WHO WERE THE GREEKS”. He is offering lectures about historical subjects both in Greece and abroad and he is a frequent contributor to both Greek & International History magazines. His work has also been published in Academic journals such as in the journal of Department of Archaeology and Anthropology of PUŁTUSK University in 2013 and the Univwersity of Catania in 2014. He has also been listed in the top 5% of researchers of the “Academia. Edu” website. His main areas of interest are Ancient Greek shield devices, Bronze Age weapons and Byzantine Military art and Heraldry. He is studying and training in HEMA at the S.C. “Academy of Hoplomachia” in Athens and is a Historical Consultant for the Hellenic HEMA Federation. He also takes part in Experimental Archeology reconstructions as a member of the German living history association “Hetairoi” and researches European historical weapons under the guidance the of the instructors of the Hellenic HEMA Federation.