700 800 b.C
A hoplite was a citizen-soldier of the Ancient Greek city-states.
A hoplite soldier wore a breast plate a spatan shield a helmet and had a spear
This event was a foot race with the contestants wearing full armor that weighed about 50 pounds. Later the racers wore only a helmet and carried a shield.
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The Spartan Hoplite went into battle in a panoply of heavy armour (hopla - Hence the name 'Hoplite') within a tightly knit infantry formation known as a phalanx relying heavily upon their main weapon the sarissa which was a 4 to 7 meter long spear .
Yes, as the phalangites were a form of hoplite. The only difference was the offensive weapon, the ''sarisa'' a very long spear. The food was mainly grains, soups of wheat and /or beans and corn. Meat was scarce.
Spartans Or Hoplite Warriors