Roman Army and Military

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  1. Praetorian: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Imperial Bodyguard

    Praetorian: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Imperial Bodyguard [Paperback]

    Guy de la Bedoyere (Author)

    £10.99

    ISBN: 9780300234381
    Published by : Yale University Press
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    A riveting account of ancient Rome's imperial bodyguard, the select band of soldiers who wielded the power to make-or destroy-the emperors they served Founded by Augustus around 27 B.C., the elite Praetorian Guard was tasked with the protection of... .... Learn More
  2. The Disappearance of the Ninth Legion: A Mystery Solved?

    The Disappearance of the Ninth Legion: A Mystery Solved? [Paperback]

    Jonathan Auty (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781784911669
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
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    The Mystery surrounding the disappearance of the Ninth Legion is one that, since Rosemary Sutcliffe's book The Eagle of the Ninth and the follow up radio plays, TV series and Hollywood movies, has captured the public imagination. Many academics, a... .... Learn More
  3. Protecting the Empire

    Protecting the Empire: Fortlets, Frontiers, and the Quest for Post-Conquest Security [Hardback]

    Matthew F. A. Symonds (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108421553
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    The Roman army enjoys an enviable reputation as an instrument of waging war, but as the modern world reminds us, an enduring victory requires far more than simply winning battles. When it came to suppressing counterinsurgencies, or deterring the d... .... Learn More
  4. Augustus at War: The Struggle for the Pax Augusta

    Augustus at War: The Struggle for the Pax Augusta [Hardback]

    Lindsay Powell (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781783831845
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    The words Pax Augusta - or Pax Romana - evoke a period of uninterrupted peace across the vast Roman Empire. Lindsay Powell exposes this as a fallacy. Almost every year between 31 BC and AD 14 the Roman Army was in action somewhere, either fighting... .... Learn More
  5. Rome and the Third Macedonian War

    Rome and the Third Macedonian War [Hardback]

    Paul J. Burton (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107104440
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    This is the first full-length study of the final war between Rome and the ancient Macedonian monarchy and its last king, Perseus. The Roman victory at the Battle of Pydna in June 168 BC was followed by the abolition of the kingdom of Macedon - the... .... Learn More
  6. Roman Legionary 109-58: The Age of Marius, Sulla and Pompey the Great

    Roman Legionary 109-58: The Age of Marius, Sulla and Pompey the Great [Paperback]

    Ross Cowan (Author)

    £11.99

    ISBN: 9781472825193
    Published by : Osprey
    Series: Warrior
    Volume: 182
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The Roman centurion, holding the legionaries steady before the barbarian horde and then leading them forward to victory, was the heroic exemplar of the Roman world. This was thanks to the Marian reforms, which saw the centurion, although inferior ... .... Learn More
  7. Hannibal's Road: The Second Punic War in Italy 213-203 BC

    Hannibal's Road: The Second Punic War in Italy 213-203 BC [Hardback]

    Mike Roberts (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781473855953
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Many books have been written on the Second Punic War and Hannibal in particular but few give much space to his campaigns in the years from 213 - 203 BC'. Most studies concentrate on Hannibal's series of stunning victories in the early stages of t... .... Learn More
  8. Empire State

    Empire State: How the Roman Military Built an Empire [Paperback]

    Simon Elliott (Author)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9781785706585
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The armed forces of Rome, particularly those of the later Republic and Principate, are rightly regarded as some of the finest military formations ever to engage in warfare. Less well known however is their use by the State as tools for such non-mi... .... Learn More
  9. The Oxford Handbook of Warfare in the Classical World

    The Oxford Handbook of Warfare in the Classical World [Paperback]

    Brian Campbell (Editor); Lawrence A. Tritle (Editor)

    £35.99

    ISBN: 9780190499136
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Handbooks
    War lay at the heart of life in the classical world, from conflicts between tribes or states to internal or civil wars. Battles were resolved by violent face-to-face encounters: war was a very personal experience. At the same time, warfare and its... .... Learn More
  10. For the Glory of Rome: A History of Warriors and Warfare

    For the Glory of Rome: A History of Warriors and Warfare [Paperback]

    Ross Cowan (Author)

    £16.99

    ISBN: 9781473898769
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Ancient Rome was uniquely bellicose. Her legionaries are often cited as the original professional soldiers and famed for their iron discipline, but they were also formidable individual warriors, sometimes berserks, who gloried in single combat, ta... .... Learn More

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