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Welcome to the Classical warfare task force. If you have any questions about articles or are generally seeking advice, you're encouraged to ask at the main military history talk page, or you can directly approach one of the task force participants below.

The coordinators of the Military history WikiProject can be contacted here.

Scope[edit]

This task force covers the military history of the Mediterranean civilizations of classical antiquity (c. 700 BC–c. 500 AD), in particular those of Ancient Greece and Rome. For later events, such as the military history of the Byzantine Empire, please refer to the Medieval warfare task force.

Any article related to this task force should be marked by adding Classical-task-force=yes to the {{WPMILHIST}} project banner at the top of its talk page (see the project banner instructions for more details on the exact syntax). This will automatically place it into Category:Classical warfare task force articles.

Participants[edit]

If you approach anyone from this list for advice or help, please check their contributions first to check if they've edited recently. This list may contain people who have not edited Wikipedia in a long time.

  1. Captain panda (talk · contribs) (Weapons of Classical Warfare and Barbarians)
  2. Codrinb (talk · contribs) (Warfare relating to Dacia, Moesia, Thrace, Roman Empire, Ancient Greece, Celts)
  3. Ktsquare (talk · contribs)
  4. Kyriakos (talk · contribs) (Ancient Greek warfare)
  5. Neddyseagoon (talk · contribs)
  6. Nostalgia of Iran (talk · contribs) (Persian empire)
  7. Yannismarou (talk · contribs) (Mostly ancient Greek military history)
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Article statistics[edit]

The table to the right shows the current article assessment statistics for this task force.

A list of the top 500 most popular articles within our scope, as well as the number of page views each article received over the past month, can be found here.

With most of our articles assessed as Stub- or Start-Class, there's a lot of work to be done. However, we also have a number of good, A-Class, and featured articles, which have been assessed as amongst the best Wikipedia has to offer. These article serve as a yardstick for what can be achieved and should be aimed for, and can provide ideas about how to write an article and what sources to consult; they are listed below:

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Open tasks[edit]

Attention needed 
...to referencing and citation (879) • ...to coverage and accuracy (524) • ...to structure (309) • ...to grammar (46) • ...to supporting materials (351)
Popular pages 
Full list
Cleanup needed 
Military history of Greece
Requested articles 
Scytho-Cimmerian invasions of Caucasus and the Ancient Near EastGermanic invasions of the Iberian PeninsulaBattle of ScarpheiaBattle of TheodosiaSecond Cretan WarHeruli raid on Greece (267 AD)epilektoiBattle of Histria (currently just a redirect) • Antony's Atropatene campaignAntony's Armenian campaign
Expansion needed 
Military history of ancient GreecePsiloiFirst Battle of LamiaSecond Battle of LamiaPublius Licinius CrassusBattle of CorbioneStauriciusFirst Battle of TapaeSecond Battle of TapaeFirst Battle of AdamclisiSecond Battle of Adamclisi
Images needed 
Add an article here!
Merging needed 
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Citations needed 
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Translation needed 
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Resources[edit]

Rome
  • All of Plutarch's lives can be found at classics.mit.edu (could be expanded to reference individual volumes).
Samnite Wars
  • E.T. Salmon, Samnium and the Samnites London and New York: Cambridge U.P, 1967.
Punic Wars
Greece
Online Texts (readable/not downloadable)
  • The Perseus Project has a massive collection of texts, both Greek and Roman. Among the most useful:
  • Attalus: Not a reference by itself, but a list of events in Greek, Roman, and Mediterranean history, year-by-year in rough chronological order within that year, with those events massively referenced themselves. It is sort of a "meta-index" of event-specific references, with many of the references linked directly to online versions of the text. An invaluable online historical research tool!