Hoplitas: Hoplites were citizen-soldiers of Ancient Greek city-states who were primarily armed with spears and shields. Hoplite soldiers utilized the phalanx formation in order to be effective in war with fewer soldiers.
Battle of Mons Algidus Part of the Roman-Italic Wars Date c. 458 BC Roman Victory Location Algidus Mons, near Rome Result Roman victory Belligerents Roman Republic Aequi Commanders and leaders Quinctius Cincinnatus, Minucius Esquilinus Gracchus Clelius
Arms and armor of Roman Republic soldiers at the time of the Punic wars. Left front, the armour of a principes and hastati, right the veteran triarii. The back figure represents an Italian ally or a velite, skirmish infantry.