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    DescriptionThe 14th Gemina Martia Victrix Legion was the most celebrated unit of the early Roman Empire. After participating in the A.D. 43 invasion of Britain, it achieved its greatest glory when it put down the famous rebellion of the Britons under Boudicca. Here, Stephen Dando-Collins brings the 14th Legion to life.


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    Title
    Nero's Killing Machine
    Subtitle
    The True Story of Rome's Remarkable Fourteenth Legion
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Stephen Dando-Collins
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 408 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780470046388
    ISBN 10: 0470046384
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
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    LC classification: D
    B&T Approval Code: A14202040
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    DC22: 355.00937
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    Publisher
    Turner Publishing Company
    Imprint name
    John Wiley & Sons Ltd
    Publication date
    06 October 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Chichester
    Author Information
    STEPHEN DANDO-COLLINS is the author of Caesar's Legion: The Epic Saga of Julius Caesar's Elite Tenth Legion and the Armies of Rome, Cleopatra's Kidnappers: How Caesar's Sixth Legion Gave Egypt to Rome and Rome to Caesar, and Mark Antony's Heroes: How the Third Gallica Legion Saved an Apostle and Made an Emperor, all from Wiley. He is an Australian-born researcher, editor, and author who has spent the last three decades identifying and studying the individual legions of the Roman army of the late Republic and the empire of the Caesars.
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    The Saga of the Most Celebrated Legion of the Early Roman EmpireIn Nero's Killing Machine, the second in the author's definitive histories of the legions of ancient Rome, Stephen Dando-Collins brings the 14th Legion to vivid life. Drawing upon thirty-two years of research, he traces the legion's steps as they were wiped out while in the army of Julius Caesar, then reformed only to be savaged again. For decades the men of the 14th would struggle to regain their lost status, slowly climbing back to glory before eventually claiming a legendary victory over Britain's Queen Boudicca, despite being vastly outnumbered. Uncovering new information about the legionnaires' lives and Roman military practices, Nero's Killing Machine is military history at its finest.