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Patricia Southern - The Roman Army: A History 753BC-AD476 - 9781445655338 - V9781445655338
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The Roman Army: A History 753BC-AD476

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Description for The Roman Army: A History 753BC-AD476 Paperback. A comprehensive narrative history of the greatest army the world has ever known from its earliest origins to its disintegration in AD 476. Num Pages: 560 pages, 48. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 161 x 234 x 44. Weight in Grams: 758.
The Roman Army reigned supreme for over 1,000 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. Around a third of a million men policed and protected the Empire, eventually guarding frontiers like Hadrian's Wall. This book covers the complete history of the Roman Army from 753 BC to AD ... Read more

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About Patricia Southern
Patricia Southern is an acknowledged expert the history of ancient Rome. Her interest began very early, fostered by books and the wonderful epic films that they don't make any more. This obsession with the Romans has never waned, so whilst working full time as a librarian she studied for a BA degree in Ancient History with the external department of ... Read more

Reviews for The Roman Army: A History 753BC-AD476
A massive amount of information, clearly organised and accessible.
The Historian Magazine Southern is to be praised for her judicious and open survey of what we can know, what we think we know and what is open to active and vociferous debate among scholars.
Michael Scott
BBC History Magazine

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