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Roman Legionary AD 69–161
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Ross Cowan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-23 - Publisher: Osprey Publishing

Between AD 69 and 161 the composition of the Roman legions was transformed. Italians were almost entirely replaced by provincial recruits, men for whom Latin was at best a second language, and yet the 'Roman-ness' of these Germans, Pannonians, Spaniards, Africans and Syrians, fostered in isolated fortresses on the frontiers,
A Companion to the Roman Army
Language: en
Pages: 600
Authors: Paul Erdkamp
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-31 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This companion provides an extensive account of the Roman army, exploring its role in Roman politics and society as well as the reasons for its effectiveness as a fighting force. An extensive account of the Roman army, from its beginnings to its transformation in the later Roman Empire Examines the
Roman Legionaries
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Simon Elliott
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-19 - Publisher: Casemate Publishers

A concise and entertaining history of the Roman legionary—from the age of Augustus through the heyday of the Roman Empire. The might of Rome rested on the back of its legions; the superbly trained and equipped fighting force with which the imperial Roman army conquered, subdued and ruled an empire
You Wouldn't Want to Be a Roman Soldier!
Language: en
Pages: 40
Authors: David Stewart, David Salariya
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-01 - Publisher: The Salariya Book Company

Get ready... as a young man living in the Roman Empire, you’ve heard many stories about far-away lands and people. It sounds exciting but you’re about to discover how tough life really is for a Roman soldier! This title in the best-selling children’s history series, You Wouldn't Want To…, features
Arms and Armour of the Imperial Roman Soldier
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Graham Summer, Raffaele D'Amato
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-17 - Publisher: Frontline Books

From the Latin warriors on the Palatine Hill in the age of Romulus, to the last defenders of Constantinople in 1453 AD, the weaponry of the Roman Army was constantly evolving. Through glory and defeat, the Roman warrior adapted to the changing face of warfare. Due to the immense size