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The Complete Roman Legions Nigel Pollard

The Complete Roman Legions By Nigel Pollard

The Complete Roman Legions by Nigel Pollard


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Summary

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.

The Complete Roman Legions Summary

The Complete Roman Legions by Nigel Pollard

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 reading for anyone who has enjoyed that book.

The Complete Roman Legions Reviews

'Beautifully designed and comprehensively illustrated ... brings to life the ancient world's most successful military machine' - Professor Lawrence Keppie, author of The Making of the Roman Army
'Written in a clear, precise style, illustrated copiously ... a worthwhile addition to any bookshelf' - Minerva
'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

About 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 School of Arts and Humanities at Swansea University. Much of her research to date has focused on the ancient site of Pompeii. In 2008 she founded Blogging Pompeii, a news and discussion site for Pompeii and the archaeological sites of the Bay of Naples.

Table of Contents

Part I: The Legions in the Republican Period * Part II: The Legions in the Imperial Age * Part III: The Legions in Late Antiquity

Additional information

GOR007623768
9780500291832
0500291837
The Complete Roman Legions by Nigel Pollard
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
2015-04-06
240
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