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    DescriptionThe Roman army is remarkable for its detailed organisation and professional structure. It not only extended and protected Rome's territorial empire which was the basis of Western civilisation, but also maintained the politcal power of the emperors. The army was an integral part of the society and life of the empire and illustrated many aspects of Roman government. This sourcebook presents literary and epigraphic material, papyri and coins which illustrate the life of the army from recruitment and in the field, to peacetime and the community. It is designed as a basic tool for students of the Roman army and Roman history in general.


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    Title
    The Roman Army, 31 BC-AD 337
    Subtitle
    A Sourcebook
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Brian Campbell
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 292
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 430 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415071734
    ISBN 10: 0415071739
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: JWD
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    DC22: 355.00937
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAR
    DC22: 355/.00937
    LC subject heading:
    DC12A: 355.00937
    LC classification: U35 .C35 1994, 93009032
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC, JWCD
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    16 b&w halftones, maps, bibliography, indexes
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    01 May 1994
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    ..."a sourcebook of this source fills a definite need ."-"Religious Studies Review
    Table of contents
    Preface Acknowledgements Abbreviations List of Plates Maps Introduction: i)The Sources ii) The Army of the Republic 1. The Soldiers Recruitment Training Conditions of service Careers: i) legionaries ii) auxiliaries iii) urban soldiers 2. The Officers Centurions Prefects and tribunes Senior Officers 3. The Emperor as Commander-In-Chief The emperor with his troops The emperor as general Imperial military honours 4. The army in the field The disposition of the army Fighting Medical Service Incentives and punishments 5. The Army in peacetime Military life in and around the camp Soldiers as builders and engineers Religion Collegia 6. The Army, The Local Community, and the Law Soldiers in local life Soldiers, marriage, and family life Soldiers before the law Soldiers and Civilians 7. The Army in Politics 8. Veterans Discharge and benefits Colonies Role in local life 9. The Army in the Later Empire Select Bibliography Index of Translated Passages Index of Names and Subjects