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The Roman Army

by John Wilkes

  • 240 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World history,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • c 500 CE to c 1000 CE,
  • History - Military & Wars,
  • General,
  • History,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Rome,
  • History: World,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History, Military,
  • History - Ancient,
  • History / General,
  • Rome - Army - Juvenile literature,
  • For National Curriculum Key Stage 3,
  • Army,
  • Rome.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7716655M
    ISBN 100521072433
    ISBN 109780521072434

      This book is an excellent overview of the Roman army, particularly the Principate professional army of around 0 AD - AD. The book does cover the earlier Republican army, as well as the later armies (3rd and 4th century AD), but in less detail (about a chapter each, compared to the 8 on the Principate army)/5(91). The Roman army is the military of ancient Rome, the forces used by the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and later Roman infantry for much of its history, was the Roman also had a navy. The size of the army in the late Roman Empire was about , – , men. It was very well organized.

    The image of the Roman legionary is as familiar today as it was to the citizens - and enemies - of the vast Roman Empire two thousand years ago. This book goes beyond the stereotypes found in popular culture to examine 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 Price: $ Book Description. From city-state to Republic to Empire, Rome's army embodied the nation it protected and expanded. But beyond the battlefield, the /5(39).

    The Roman army changed over time. The consuls had the power to recruit troops, but in the last years of the Republic, provincial governors were replacing troops without the approval of the consuls. This led to legionaries loyal to their generals rather than Rome. Before Marius, recruitment was limited to citizens enrolled in the top 5 Roman classes. Living and working in the Roman army --Part II: The auxiliaries Officers and men of the legion --Ranks below centurion --The centurion --Discipline in the Roman army --Higher officers of the Roman army Off duty Roman army religion and customs The army in war --On the march --The siege --The last battle Changes in the army.


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This book is an excellent overview of the Roman army, particularly the Principate professional army of around 0 AD - AD. The book does cover the earlier Republican army, as well as the later armies (3rd and 4th century AD), but in less detail (about a chapter each, compared to the 8 on the Principate army).Cited by: NOOK Book $ $ Current The Roman Army book is $, Original price is $ Add to Wishlist.religious and secular developments which shook the Roman world in the late 3rd and early 4th centuries AD, much of it under the auspices of View Product [ x ] close.

Constantine the Great: and The Christian Revolution. "The Roman Army" follows the development of Rome's legions starting with conflict with the Macedonians ( BC) moves to Caesar's conquest of Gaul (52BC) and finishes during the Year of the Four Emperors (68 AD).

This is a lot of ground to cover and Peter Connolly is more than up to the task. Each small chapter is divided into two by: 3. This book is by the same historian who wrote the book Roman Warfare, but isn't quite up to the same standards as the previous book.

It's not very interesting to read (although the pictures are pretty), and is a very generalist history of the Roman Army, with virtually no references to other works that would allow further pursuit of the subject /5(30). Paul Erdkamp is Research Fellow in Ancient History at Leiden University.

He is author of Hunger and the Sword: Warfare and Food Supply in Roman Republican Wars (–30 BC) () and The Grain Market in the Roman Empire (), and editor of The Roman Army and the Economy (). Neither that or my disappointment make this a book not worth reading though, it is in fact worth reading.

The first chapter alone makes it well worth the purchase price. Goldsworthy has produced perhaps the best, and most concise The Roman Army book of the organization and structure of the roman army outside of Vegetius or Polybius that I have found. On the Roman Army After electing the Consuls they proceed to elect military tribunes,—fourteen from those who had five years', and ten from those who had ten years', service.

All citizens must serve ten years in the cavalry or twenty years in the infantry before the forty-sixth year of their age, except those rated below four hundred asses. The Roman army was the backbone of the empire’s power, and the Romans managed to conquer so many tribes, clans, confederations, and empires because of their military superiority.

It was also the source of the empire’s economic and political strength, ensuring domestic peace so that trade could flourish. Written by a leading authority on the Roman army and the frontiers it defended and expanded, this is an invaluable book for students at school and university level, as well as a handy guide for general readers with an interest in military history, the rise and development and fall of the Roman legions, and the ancient : book 3:chapter 5: description of the roman armies and roman camps 1.

NOW here one cannot but admire at the precaution of the Romans, in providing themselves of such household servants, as might not only serve at other times for the common offices of life, but might also be of advantage to them in their wars.

Non fiction guide to the Roman army for primary school readers. Topics covered include the Roman legions, auxiliary, the legionary and his equipment, arms and armour, everyday life in the camps, and methods of attack. Includes full-colour illustrations throughout. Also includes map, glossary and index.

Author was a recipient of the Centenary of Federation medal for services 4/5(1). Download ROMAN ARMY - book pdf free download link or read online here in PDF. Read online ROMAN ARMY - book pdf free download link book now.

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Indeed, this book is easily the best one-volume work available on the Roman Army today. The Complete Roman Army consists of five major sections: the Republican Army (25 pages), the professional army (29 pages), the life of a Roman soldier (87 pages), the army at war (35 pages) and the army of late antiquity (14 pages).5/5(5).

The Imperial Roman army was the terrestrial armed forces deployed by the Roman Empire from about 30 BC to AD, the final period in the long history of the Roman period is sometimes split into the Principate (30 BC – AD) and Dominate (–) periods.

Under Augustus (ruled 30 BC – 14 AD), the army consisted of legions, eventually auxilia and also Disbanded: Became the late Roman army.

The Orchard Book Of Roman Myths contains a selection of fifteen stories from Roman mythology retold for younger readers. The text in this collection is accompanied by bright illustrations and is excellent for linking story-telling and literacy with your history topic.

Meet the Ancient Romans. This is a really engaging non-fiction text about the. Written by a leading authority on Roman military history, this fascinating volume spans over a thousand years as it offers a memorable picture of one of the world's most noted fighting forces, paying special attention to the life of the common soldier.

Southern here illuminates the Roman army's history, culture, and organization, providing fascinating details on topics such as /5(2). "Introduces readers to the Roman army, its structure, tactics, duties and development.

One of the most successful fighting forces that the world has seen, the Roman army was inherited by the emperor Augustus who re-organized it and established its legions in military bases, many of which survived to the end of the empire. The previous quote was written by Gabriel Richards, found in his book The Culture of War: Invention and Early Development, as a comment on the army of Rome.

However, in order to contemplate the complexity of the Roman Army in our examined time period under Augustus, we first need to understand the little beginnings of how our Roman Military began. The Roman Army and Politics in the First Century Before Christ (Amsterdam ).

Elton, Hugh, Frontiers of the Roman Empire (Bloomington: Indiana University Press ). Erdmann, E., Die Rolle des Heeres in der Zeit von Marius bis Caesar (Neustadt: Schmidt ). DeBlois, Lukas, The Roman army and politics in the first century B.C. (Amsterdam. This book 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, this book will give the reader an accessible yet detailed insight into the military force that enabled Price: $. The book is divided up into five chapters as follows: The Republican Army, The Professional Army, The Life of a Roman Soldier, The Army at War, and The Army of Late Antiquity.

There are a number of detailed two plate single openings showing dispositions of forces and movements for various battles, that appear as required, and are easily.The Roman Army was incredibly well-organised, well-trained and highly disciplined.

Only men were allowed to be Roman soldiers and they had to be Roman citizens and at least twenty years old. Click the link to find out some more information about Roman soldiers. The Roman Army was divided up into about 30 legions.Written by a leading authority on the Roman army and the frontiers it defended and expanded, this is an invaluable book for students at school and university level, as well as a handy guide for general readers with an interest in military history, the rise and development and fall of the Roman legions, and the ancient world.