First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
"What distinguishes this dictionary is the combination of battles and armaments. It is a scholarly work... Its usefulness, however, is not limited to scholars. With its broad geographic and chronological coverage it will serve general readers as well." -- American Reference Books Annual
"It is unique in its concentration on ancient and medieval warfare, and will be useful in large public and academic libraries with specialized military-history collections." -- Booklist/RBB
"This subject encyclopedia intends to identify and define battles, wars, heroes, ordinary soldiers, and terms from a cross-cultural perspective from the beginnings of recorded military history to the invention of gunpowder in 1500 CE... Recommended for public, school, and college libraries." -- Choice