Hoplit of the Greek armies
Handicraft sheet | Writer sheet
With this handicraft sheet of a Greek Hoplite, you can assemble an almost photo-realistic representation of a Greek soldier in simple and uncomplicated steps. This crafting sheet lets you assemble a Hoplite of the Greek army.
Hoplites belonged to the main troops of the Greek Army and fought in the ancient formation of the Phalanx.
They belonged to the heavy infantry of the ancient Greeks.
The introduction of the phalanx formation changed the course of the battle completely!Thus, this tactical development marked the turning point from the Hoplites' single combat to a more successful fight in formation.
- Difficulty: medium
- scale: 1:9
- Dimensions: LxWxH 9x9x23cm
- Number of sheets: 2,5
Equipment of a Hoplite
Hoplites fought in "Panoplie". This Greek term means "in full armor"....which included..:
- Linen breastplates...
- Bronze helmet
- Round shield with bronze fittings
- Bronze leg splints
- 2-3m long lance ( Dory )
- heavy sword ( Kopis )
All this can be wonderfully recognized by the Hoplite's handicraft figure and thus learned in a playful way.
Once the work is done, the Greek soldier offers boundless fun.
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