: a heavily armed infantry soldier of ancient Greece
Examples of hoplite in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebGreek armies at this time were mostly the classic hoplite soldiers: heavily armed foot soldiers.
Katherine Reinberger, The Conversation, 12 May 2021 Armed and dangerous As the envoy made his way to Sparta to deliver the plea for reinforcements, 10,000 hoplites marched to Marathon.
National Geographic, 6 Feb. 2020 Some hoplites got too far ahead and so lost the protection provided by their comrades.
National Geographic, 6 Feb. 2020 Campy hoplites and temple maidens appear in dramatic photographs from 1970 by Pierre Zucca, whose collaborations with the great artist and writer Pierre Klossowski mashed up sex and economics.
Jason Farago, New York Times, 9 Apr. 2017
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