History of Warfare: Roman Warfare

History of Warfare: Roman Warfare


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ISBN-13: 9780641543487
Publisher: Cassell P L C
Publication date: 04/28/2000
Series: Cassell History of Warfare Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 7.99(w) x 10.64(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

Dr. Adrian Goldsworthy received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Oxford, and has received wide acclaim for his exceptional writing on the Roman Empire

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 5(4)
Map List
Chronology 10(7)
Introduction to Overcome the Proud in War 17(8)
Early Rome and the Conquest of Italy
The Republic
The Wars with Carthage and the Hellenistic Kingdoms
The Roman army in the mid Republic
The army in battle
The first Punic war and naval warfare
Land warfare against Carthage and the Hellenistic world
World Conquest 202 BC---AD 14
Northern Italy
The rise of the professional army
The great conquests
The last phase of Roman expansion
Controlling the World AD 14---193
The army of the Principate
Training and tactics
Rome and Parthia
Pax Romana
The frontiers
Crisis and Reform
Civil wars and usurpations
The late Roman army
Barbarians and the western Empire
Sassanid Persia and the east
Disaster at Adrianople
Collapse in the West, Recovery in the East
The end of the western army
Tables 210(2)
Glossary 212(3)
Biographies and Main Sources 215(3)
Further Reading 218(2)
Index 220(4)
Picture Credits 224

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