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The Roman army

C. M. H. Millar

The Roman army

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by C. M. H. Millar

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"Introduces readers to the Roman army, its structure, tactics, duties and development. One of the most successful fighting forces that the world has seen, the Roman army was inherited by the emperor Augustus who re-organized it and established its legions in military bases, many of which survived to the end of the empire. The Roman army was under command of an imperator, here second highest officer was the quaestor, who served as chief-of-staff and quartermaster general; this position in the Gallic War is filled by Marcus Licinius next rank of officers were the legati, men of senatorial rank who were often used as legion commanders by Caesar.. Caesar was entitled to ten legati even when.

Get this from a library! The Roman Army. [John Wilkes] -- Explains the organization and structure of the Roman imperial army of A.D. and the daily life of a professional soldier in the Roman Empire. These ten papers from two Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference () sessions bring together a growing body of new archaeological evidence in an attempt to reconsider the way in which the Roman army was provisioned. Clearly, the adequate supply of food was essential to the success of the Roman .


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This book is an excellent overview of the Roman army, particularly the Principate professional army of around 0 AD - AD. The book does cover the earlier Republican army, as well as the later armies (3rd and 4th century AD), but in less detail (about a chapter each, compared to the 8 on the Principate army).Cited by: "The Roman Army" follows the development of Rome's legions starting with conflict with the Macedonians ( BC) moves to Caesar's conquest of Gaul (52BC) and finishes during the Year of the Four Emperors (68 AD).

This is a lot of ground to cover and Peter Connolly is more than up to the task. Each small chapter is divided into two by: 3.

The book is divided into three parts--the Roman Army under the kings and the Republic ( BC to 30 BC), the Imperial Roman army from 30 BC to AD, and 4/4(16). The first, BC to BC examines the army's origins as something like a Greek hoplite organization to the more familiar legion structure later on.

The book goes on to consider military organization, weapons, and the nature of the troops themselves. Next, the army of the late republic is considered ( BC to 27 BC)/5(17).

The book is divided into three parts--the Roman Army under the kings and the Republic ( BC to 30 BC), the Imperial Roman army from 30 BC to AD, and then the Army of the late Empire (third to fifth century)/5. "The Roman Army" follows the development of Rome's legions starting with conflict with the Macedonians ( BC) moves to Caesar's conquest of Gaul (52BC) and /5(24).

"The Roman Army" follows the development of Rome's legions starting with conflict with the Macedonians ( BC) moves to Caesar's conquest of Gaul (52BC) and finishes during the Year of the Four Emperors (68 AD). This is a lot of ground to cover and Peter Connolly is more than up The Roman army book the task.

Each small chapter is divided into two sections/5(24). The Roman Army is a wonderful little book. I say little because it is only about 48 pages, but those pages are packed full of information, and colorful illustrations.

Wilkes provides accurate details and gives enough information on training, legion formations, legionnaire duties, construction of the camps, and the legionnaire's weapons to equip someone new to this area of study/5(4).

The Roman Army book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. *Includes pictures *Includes online resources and a bibliography for /5. For a look at the legions - for most of Roman history the well-trained, well-equipped, multi-skilled land army - this book is the best you'll find.

The book covers years of history, but the time up to Augustus and the Principate is given only 50 pages or so at the If you are looking for a terrific, detailed look at the Roman military look no further/5.

The Roman Army is a wonderful little book. I say little because it is only about 48 pages, but those pages are packed full of information, and colorful illustrations. Wilkes provides accurate details and gives enough information on training, legion formations, legionnaire duties, construction of the camps, and the legionnaire's weapons to equip someone new to this area of study/5.

The Roman Army: A Social and Institutional History. Written by a leading authority on Roman military history, this fascinating volume spans over a thousand years as it offers a memorable picture of one of the world's most noted fighting forces, paying special attention to the life of the common soldier.

Written by a leading authority on Roman military history, this fascinating volume spans over a /5. This book goes beyond the stereotypes found in popular culture to examine the Roman Army from the first armed citizens of the early Republic through the glorious heights of the Imperial legions to the shameful defeats inflicted upon the late Roman Army by the Goths and : Bloomsbury USA.

An exploration of the Roman Army for the non-academic reader, this work covers such topics as armour and weapons, camping and marching, /5. The Roman Army, 31 BC - AD A Sourcebook - Brian Campbell - Google Books The Roman army is remarkable for its detailed organisation and professional structure.

It not only extended and. Non fiction guide to the Roman army for primary school readers. Topics covered include the Roman legions, auxiliary, the legionary and his equipment, arms and armour, everyday life in the camps, and methods of attack.

Includes full-colour illustrations throughout. Also includes map, glossary and index. Author was a recipient of the Centenary of Federation medal for services to Australia 4/5(1). About this book This companion provides an extensive account of the Roman army, exploring its role in Roman politics and society as well as the reasons for its effectiveness as a fighting force.

An extensive account of the Roman army, from its. This detailed examination of the way in which the Roman army operated during a war and how it fought a battle breaks away from existing studies, which mostly concentrate on the army in peacetime, and attempts to understand the army as an institution whose ultimate purpose was to wage Goldsworthy explores the influence to the Roman army's organization on its behaviour during a 3/5(1).

This book is the first to examine in detail not just the early imperial army but also the citizens’ militia of the Republic and the army of the later Empire. The unprecedented scope and longevity of Roman military success is placed in the context of ordinary soldiers’ daily lives, whether spent in the quiet routine of a peaceful garrison or /5(4).

The Roman Army reigned supreme for over 1, years. From Britain to Syria, and from the Rhine and Danube to North Africa, there is abundant evidence of the activities of its legionaries and auxiliary soldiers.

After the defeat of Antony and Cleopatra in 30 BC Augustus turned the troops of the Republic into the world's first major standing army, recruiting soldiers from all over the Roman world.5/5(1). Written by a leading authority on Roman military history, this fascinating volume spans over a thousand years as it offers a memorable picture of one of the world's most noted fighting forces, paying special attention to the life of the common soldier.

Southern here illuminates the Roman army's history, culture, and organization, providing fascinating details on topics such as military music.This book goes beyond the stereotypes found in popular culture to examine the Roman Army from the first armed citizens of the early Republic through the glorious heights of the Imperial legions to the shameful defeats inflicted upon the late Roman Army by the Goths and : $Written by a leading authority on the Roman army and the frontiers it defended and expanded, this is an invaluable book for students at school and university level, as well as a handy guide for general readers with an interest in military history, the rise and development and fall of the Roman .