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    DescriptionThe complete history of every Imperial Roman legion and what it achieved as a fighting force, by an award-winning historian In this landmark publication, Stephen Dando-Collins does what no other author has ever attempted to do: provide a complete history of every Imperial Roman legion. Based on thirty years of meticulous research, he covers every legion of Rome in rich detail. In the first part of the book, the author provides a detailed account of what the legionaries wore and ate, what camp life was like, what they were paid, and how they were motivated and punished. Part two examines the histories of all the legions that served Rome for three hundred years starting in 30 BC. The book's final section is a sweeping chronological survey of the campaigns in which the armies were involved, told from the point of view of the legions. Featuring more than 150 maps, photographs, diagrams and battle plans, "Legions of Rome" is an essential read for ancient history enthusiasts, military history experts and general readers alike.


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    Title
    Legions of Rome
    Subtitle
    The Definitive History of Every Imperial Roman Legion
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Stephen Dando-Collins
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 608
    Width: 196 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 43 mm
    Weight: 1,293 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781250004710
    ISBN 10: 1250004713
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: HBW
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T Approval Code: A14202040
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA1
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    DC22: 937
    BISAC V2.8: TEC025000
    DC21: 937
    DC22: 355.00937
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A44091000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027130
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: U35 .D3725 2012
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, maps
    Publisher
    St Martin's Press
    Imprint name
    St Martin's Press
    Publication date
    03 July 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    STEPHEN DANDO-COLLINS is an award-winning historian and novelist. He is the author of several highly acclaimed works on ancient history. He lives in Tasmania.