Greek and Roman Military Writers: Selected Readings / Edition 1

Greek and Roman Military Writers: Selected Readings / Edition 1

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by Brian Campbell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415285461

ISBN-13: 9780415285469

Pub. Date: 10/28/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Brian Campbell has selected and translated a wide range of pieces from the ancient military writers who tell us about the technical aspects of military practice and the management of armies.

The pieces cover a fascinating range of topics - battle formations and manoeuvres, different types of troops, the art of generalship, methods for conducting and resisting a

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Brian Campbell has selected and translated a wide range of pieces from the ancient military writers who tell us about the technical aspects of military practice and the management of armies.

The pieces cover a fascinating range of topics - battle formations and manoeuvres, different types of troops, the art of generalship, methods for conducting and resisting a siege, the construction of artillery and fortifications, and every kind of ploy used by generals to defeat their opponents.

Each piece is annotated with further explanation and context, making this an essential resource for everyone studying the army and warfare in the classical age.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415285469
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Series:
Routledge Classical Translations Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: warfare in the Greek and Roman world 1. Organization, training and discipline 2. The general's role 3. Battle: military formations, tactics and stratagems 4. Attacking and defending cities 5. Military engineering: bridges, siege engines, and siege works

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Greek and Roman Military Writers: Selected Readings 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Manirul More than 1 year ago
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