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22%OFFJoanne Berry Nigel Pollard - The Complete Roman Legions - 9780500291832 - V9780500291832
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The Complete Roman Legions

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Description for The Complete Roman Legions Paperback. Focusing on the legions as the core of the Roman army, and chronicling their individual histories in detail, this volume builds on the thematic account of the Roman military force given by its companion The Complete Roman Army. It is suitable for anyone who has enjoyed that book. Num Pages: 240 pages, 212 illustrations, 204 in colour. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBW; JWTR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 254 x 19. Weight in Grams: 866.
The legions of Rome were among the greatest fighting forces in history. For almost half a millennium they secured the known world under the power of the Caesars. This pioneering account gathers together the stories of each and every imperial legion, telling the tales of their triumphs and defeats as they policed the empire and enlarged its borders. Focusing on the legions as the core of the Roman army, and chronicling their individual histories in detail, this volume builds on the thematic account of the Roman military force given by its companion The Complete Roman Army , and is vital ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
Number of Pages
240
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780500291832
SKU
V9780500291832
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About Joanne Berry Nigel Pollard
Dr Nigel Pollard is a Roman historian and archaeologist. He is a lecturer in Ancient History in the School of Arts and Humanities at Swansea University. Much of his research focuses on the eastern part of the Roman Empire (Syria and Egypt) and Italy. Joanne Berry is a Roman historian and archaeologist, and a lecturer in Ancient History in the ... Read more

Reviews for The Complete Roman Legions
'Highly informative ... a wonderful introduction because the prose is clear, and the maps and illustrations are informative and good reminders of the wealth and power that was Rome' - Contemporary Review 'Written in a clear, precise style, illustrated copiously ... a worthwhile addition to any bookshelf' - Minerva 'Beautifully designed and comprehensively illustrated ... brings to life the ancient ... Read more

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