The Military Institutions of the Romans

The Military Institutions of the Romans

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by Flavius Vegetius Renatus
     
 

De Re Militari (Military Institutions of the Romans) is a work by Flavius Vegetius Renatus to the Emperor of Rome. It was written to present and explain the methods and practices which brought Rome to the height of its power and glory. Vegetius emphasized the selection, training, and discipline of soldiers. He also discussed strategy, tactics, and logistics.

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De Re Militari (Military Institutions of the Romans) is a work by Flavius Vegetius Renatus to the Emperor of Rome. It was written to present and explain the methods and practices which brought Rome to the height of its power and glory. Vegetius emphasized the selection, training, and discipline of soldiers. He also discussed strategy, tactics, and logistics.

De Re Militari was the premier guide in Europe on all matters military through the Middle Ages. To this day, it is one of the most influential military works of all time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012295842
Publisher:
praetorian-press.com
Publication date:
04/02/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
572,470
File size:
224 KB

Meet the Author

Flavius Vegetius Renatus was a writer of the Later Roman Empire. He is known to have written two works: De Re Militari, and Digesta Artis Mulomedicinae, a guide to veterinary medicine.

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Military Institutions of the Romans 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
as well as what current aspects of the military are still prevelant today from the era that this text was written.