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    DescriptionBrian Campbell has selected and translated a wide range of pieces from the ancient military writers who tell us about the technical aspects of military practice and the management of armies. The pieces cover a fascinating range of topics - battle formations and manoeuvres, different types of troops, the art of generalship, methods for conducting and resisting a siege, the construction of artillery and fortifications, and every kind of ploy used by generals to defeat their opponents. Each piece is annotated with further explanation and context, making this an essential resource for everyone studying the army and warfare in the classical age.


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    Title
    Greek & Roman Military Writers
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Brian Campbell
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 326 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415285476
    ISBN 10: 041528547X
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    Edition
    Annotated
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    4 black & white illustrations, 11 black & white line drawings
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    01 November 2004
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Brian Campbell is Professor of Roman History at the Queen's University of Belfast. He has written several books on the Roman Army, including The Emperor and the Roman Army 31 BC-AD 235, The Roman Army 31 BC-AD 337: A Sourcebook and War and Society in Imperial Rome 31 BC - AD 284.
    Table of contents
    Introduction: warfare in the Greek and Roman world 1. Organization, training and discipline 2. The general's role 3. Battle: military formations, tactics and stratagems 4. Attacking and defending cities 5. Military engineering: bridges, siege engines, and siege works