Ten leading scholars of ancient warfare offer new insights on several aspects of military activity from the Later Bronze Age to the Roman Empire. They make significant contributions to understanding warfare on land and sea to the social and economic aspects of war and to battlefield experience. The studies illustrate the ways in which technology innovation cultural exchange and tactical developments transformed ancient warfare. Papers survey the armies of Assyria and Persia the important role of navies and money in transforming Greek warfare and how Romans learned to fight as soldiers and generals. New Perspectives on Ancient Warfare will inspire debate for years to come about the military systems of the ancient world.