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Read online Roman Warfare.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Roman Warfare The Romans built perhaps the greatest empire of all time forged with an unequaled skill in warfare Accompany these unparalleled troops from the conquest of Italy thru to world conquest Watch as defeated armies became allies amp future Roman soldiers Consider the irony of extreme brutality amp repression leading to peace amp prosperity All the techniques amp the organization of this amazingly advanced fighting force come into focus from the emphasis on drills to its superior technology amp complex bureaucracy by Adrian Goldsworthy, John Keegan

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Roman Warfare
Title:Roman Warfare
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Number of Pages:224
Category:history, military-history, ancient-history, non-fiction, military
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For much of its thousand year history Rome was an invincible power protected by the most formidable army of the ancient world To attack Rome or even to resist its irrepressible advances was to invite annihilation and yet throughout its history there were those who tried Some are famous like Hannibal Spartacus and Attila while the names of others are all but forgotten This comprehensive history describes how Rome appeared to its enemies how a handful of leaders successfully held the empire at bay and the terrible fate that awaited those who fought Rome and failed br br Resisting Rome covers the entire history of Rome from its early days as a republic to the final collapse of the empire in the sixth century AD All of Rome s major enemies are covered from the Greeks and Persians in the east to the Goths Gauls and Britons in the north and west Each chapter concentrates on a single leader using a key episode in their campaign both to tell the larger story and to analyse specific themes Comprehensive in scope and gripping in detail this will prove to be the definitive work on the leaders and peoples who dared to defy the might of Rome, b The complete and definitive history of how Roman generals carved out the greatest and longest lasting empire the world has ever seen br b br The Roman army was one of the most effective fighting forces in history The legions and their commanders carved out an empire which eventually included the greater part of the known world This was thanks largely to the generals who led the Roman army to victory after victory and whose strategic and tactical decisions shaped the course of several centuries of warfare br br This book by the author of THE PUNIC WARS concentrates on those Roman generals who displayed exceptional gifts of leadership and who won the greatest victories With chapters covering the entire span of the Roman Empire it is a complete history of Roman warfare, The Romans built perhaps the greatest empire of all time forged with an unequaled skill in warfare Accompany these unparalleled troops from the conquest of Italy thru to world conquest Watch as defeated armies became allies amp future Roman soldiers Consider the irony of extreme brutality amp repression leading to peace amp prosperity All the techniques amp the organization of this amazingly advanced fighting force come into focus from the emphasis on drills to its superior technology amp complex bureaucracy, The Roman army was one of the most successful fighting forces in history Its organization and tactics were highly advanced and were unequaled until the modern era Spectacular monuments to its perseverance and engineering skill are still visible today most notably Hadrian s Wall and the siegeworks around the fortress of Masada br br br This book is the first to examine in detail not just the early imperial army but also the citizens militia of the Republic and the army of the later Empire The unprecedented scope and longevity of Roman military success is placed in the context of ordinary soldiers daily lives whether spent in the quiet routine of a peaceful garrison or in arduous campaign and violent combat Key battles and tactics are described and there are brief biographies of the great commanders br br br Drawing on archaeology ancient art and original documentary sources this book presents the most convincing history ever published of the Roman army