Dienekes at Thermopylae, 'we will fight in the shade'...

Greek hoplites were citizen-soldiers of Ancient Greek city-states who were armed with spears and shields to protect citizens.

Agamenón, Diomedes y Menelao conferenciando durante la mañana posterior al saqueo de Troya, en obra del maese Rava. http://www.elgrancapitan.org/foro/viewtopic.php?f=87&t=16979&p=879620#p879147

Achaean kings (Menelaus, Diomedes and Agamemnon) in conference the morning after the sack of Troy.

Spearman Warrior | Persian Heavy Armored Amrtaka (Immortal) Spearman

Persian Heavy Armored Amrtaka (Immortal) Spearman Carries Spear, Shield, Akinaka, Axe and Bow and Arrow Pack Bag

La Pintura y la Guerra. Sursumkorda in memoriam

Jose Daniel Cabrera Peña, Macedonian War Elephants (a wee bit larger than they would have been in real life, but still an amazing illustration).

Achaeans visiting the Kings Palace at Thebes 1250 BCE

Achaean warlords and warriors in Thebes (about 1260 BC) Archaeological reconstruction by Andrea Salimbeti and Raffaele D'Amato artist Igor Dzis.

Pueblos del mar

Sea peoples Mercenaries defeating Libyans ~ art by Giuseppe Rava