Imperial Roman Army / Edition 1

Imperial Roman Army / Edition 1

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by Prestre Philippe Le, Yann Le Bohec
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415222958

ISBN-13: 9780415222952

Pub. Date: 03/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Now available in paperback, The Imperial Roman Army looks at the structure and development of the army between the Republic and the Late Empire, examining why the army has always been accorded such a prominent position in the history of the Roman Empire, and whether that view is justified.
The book is divided into three sections. The author first examines

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Now available in paperback, The Imperial Roman Army looks at the structure and development of the army between the Republic and the Late Empire, examining why the army has always been accorded such a prominent position in the history of the Roman Empire, and whether that view is justified.
The book is divided into three sections. The author first examines the major divisions of army organization, the legions, the auxiliary units, the fleet and how the men were recruited. Secondly he looks at what the army did, their training, tactics and strategy. Finally he considers the historical role of the army and how it fitted into
Roman society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415222952
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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Imperial Roman Army 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Excellent, well written book. The authors' details of the Roman Military are so fine, yet not tedious. Easy reading. I continue to be fascinated with this book. Being a Roman History/Society/etc., buff, this I must say is the BEST book on Roman Society and its Military.