Warfare in the Roman Republic: From the Etruscan Wars to the Battle of Actium

Warfare in the Roman Republic: From the Etruscan Wars to the Battle of Actium


By (author) Lee L. Brice


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  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • Format: Hardback | 338 pages
  • Dimensions: 156mm x 236mm x 26mm | 720g
  • Publication date: 21 April 2014
  • Publication City/Country: Santa Barbara
  • ISBN 10: 1610692985
  • ISBN 13: 9781610692984
  • Illustrations note: 26

Product description

This easy-to-use reference book covers the most important people, places, events, and technologies of Roman warfare during the republic (400-31 BCE), providing a wealth of reference material and invaluable primary source documents. * Connects the constant change of the Roman Army adapting to new enemies and demands to the ongoing political and social changes in Rome itself * Provides an easy-to-use, ready reference on Roman warfare during the Republic based on the most recent research * Includes primary source documents that provide valuable information and encourage readers to apply their critical thinking skills * Offers multiple topic finders that make it easy for readers to find the information they are looking for and follow connections within the material

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Author information

Lee L. Brice is professor of ancient history at Western Illinois University in Macomb, IL. His published work includes ABC-CLIO'S Greek Warfare: From the Battle of Marathon to the Conquests of Alexander the Great.

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"This work offers a concise glimpse into the world of early Roman military history... This volume will be of interest to those needing a basic understanding of the people, places, and events involved in the military aspect of the Roman Republic. Recommended for most academic and public libraries." - Booklist "The typical entry includes an easy-to-understand description full of examples, a black-and-white photograph, several related entries, and great references. This is a wonderful addition to this subject, especially for the novice." - ARBA "Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates and general readers." - Choice