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New Research on Ancient Greek Forces from Dr. Laurie Reitsema published in PNAS

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Dr. Laurie Reitsema and colleagues recently published their article The diverse genetic origins of a Classical period Greek Army in the PNAS. Their research illustrates the significant role mercenaries played in ancient Greek armies and highlight how participation in war contributed to continental-scale human mobility in the Classical World. To learn more about their work, access the full article here.


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