Roman Military Clothing: v. 3

Roman Military Clothing: v. 3 : AD 400-640

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This book is the concluding part of a rigorous study of the literary, sculptural, pictorial and archaeological evidence for Roman military clothing, covering the last days of the Western Empire and the much longer record of the Eastern, in the 5th to 7th centuries. The evidence from this enormously colourful period - when Germanic and Persian styles, first introduced by mercenaries, were widely adopted by Roman armies - is particularly rich. The text is illustrated with many photographs of rare textile finds, and mosaic artwork; with careful drawings of other figurative sources; and with Graham Sumner's meticulous and dazzling colour reconstructions.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 180 x 242 x 6mm | 140.62g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Osprey Publishing
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 49ill.(8col.).
  • 184176843X
  • 9781841768434
  • 559,072

Table of contents

The fall of the West - the armies of Aetius, 'Last of the Romans', c 450; The Eastern army, late 5th century; The armies of Constantinople, 6th century; The army in Egypt, late 6th century; Armies in Italy and Africa, 6th-7th centuries; Armies in Syria and Palestine, 6th-7th centuries; The army on the Danube, early 7th century; The Last Persian Wars, 610-629

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About Raffaele Amato

Dr Raffaele Amato is an experienced Turin-based researcher of the ancient world. He is an external professor to the Athens University School of Philosophy and Material Culture. Graham Sumner was born in 1958. He has been involved with the Ermine Street Guard for nearly 20 years. He has written a number of articles on the Roman Army for 'Military Illustrated' magazine and was the author of the popular 'Roman Army: Wars of the Empire' in Brasseys' History of Uniform series. He is the author/artist of the first two Roman Military Clothing titles, Men-at-Arms 374 and 390.

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