The Roman Army: The Greatest War Machine of the Ancient World (General Military)
The Roman Army: The Greatest War Machine of the Ancient World (General Military)
by Chris McNab

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Chris McNab's latest title for Osprey follows 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 Huns. Tracing the development of tactics, equipment and training through detailed text, illustrations, diagrams, and photographs, this book will give the reader an accessible yet detailed insight into the military force that enabled Rome to become the greatest empire the world has ever seen, to defeat its enemies, subdue its neighbors and control vast territories.

This book describes the organization of the forces, equipment and weaponry, uniforms, and development in tactics and warfare of the Roman Army. Each of the four historical sections will focus on the changes in the army, but will also look at the talented men who transformed and led the army, such as Scipio Africanus, Caesar and Marcus Aurelius, and the momentous battles fought, including Cannae, Pharsalus, and Adrianople.

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Chris McNab

Recording label: Osprey Publishing
Osprey Publishing

Manufacturer: Osprey Publishing
EAN: 9781849081627
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 184908162X
Number of items: 1
Number of pages: 280
Publication date: 2010-06-22
Release date: 2010-06-22
Language: English (Published)
Language: English (Original Language)
Language: English (Unknown)
Brand: General Military - Ancients Up to 500 A.D.

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