The Complete Roman Army

The Complete Roman Army

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The Complete Roman Army draws on archaeology, ancient art and original documentary sources to present the most convincing picture ever published of the world's most famous fighting machine. Every aspect of the Roman army, from the daily lives of individual soldiers to the outcome of major campaigns, is explored in five accessible sections. Discussions of key Roman battles, hundreds of illustrations and brief biographies of the great commanders bring the campaigns and personalities to life.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 192 x 254 x 17.78mm | 800g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 138 Illustrations, black and white; 107 Illustrations, color
  • 0500288992
  • 9780500288993
  • 53,183

Table of contents

Introduction: The Changing Face of the Roman Army * 1. The Republican Army * 2. The Professional Army * 3. The Life of a Roman Soldier * 4. The Army at War * 5. The Army of Late Antiquity
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Review quote

'I found myself marvelling at the synthesis of detail and perspective ... this really is a complete account of the Roman army ... an invaluable reference book' - History Today 'An outstanding general study of the Roman military system ... the best one-volume treatment of the subject now in existence' - The Historian
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About Adrian Goldsworthy

Adrian Goldsworthy is a renowned historian and author.Among his other books are The Fall of theWest, Caesar: The Life of a Colossus and Roman Warfare.
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