The weapon called the sarissa (sarisa) was used by these warriors.
The Roman legion
Macedonian phalanx. The sarissa, a 13- to 21-foot-long spear is thought to have first been issued to the phalanx by Philip II of Macedon, Alexander the Great’s father. The spears used by the phalanxes of the Greek city-states were much shorter, about six- to eight-feet long.
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