Presidential Scholars Theses (1990 – 2006)

Awards/Availabilty

Open Access Presidential Scholars Thesis

Abstract

This paper is a historical look at the influence of geography on people. Water had a great influence on the tactics and strategies of Greek armies. Books and journal articles were utilized in looking at how water issues influenced the decisions of commanders and the outcomes of battles. Water was a major influence on the tactics and strategies of the Ancient Greeks. It played out in issues of transportation, defense, and the supply. Water concerns permeated every aspect of the Greek warfare, showing itself influential in the outcomes of battles and wars. This paper seeks to show how the commanders in Ancient Greece had many different considerations to take into account when waging war, not the least of which was water. Furthermore, it seeks to bridge the gap between geography and history by showing how interdependent geography and history are upon one another.

Date of Award

2000

Department

Department of History

Presidential Scholar Designation

A paper submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the designation Presidential Scholar

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Date Original

2000

Object Description

1 PDF file (42 pages)

Date Digital

3-29-2018

Copyright

©2000 - Ben Nietzel

Type

document

Language

EN

File Format

application_pdf

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