The Roman Army: The Greatest War Machine of the Ancient World

By: McNab, Chris

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First edition. Near Fine. 2010 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 280 pp. Chris McNab's latest title for Osprey 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 through detailed text, illustrations, diagrams, and photographs, this book will give the reader an accessible yet detailed insight into the military force that enabled Rome to become the greatest empire the world has ever seen, to defeat its enemies, subdue its neighbors and control vast territories. This book describes the organization of the forces, equipment and weaponry, uniforms, and development in tactics and warfare of the Roman Army. Each of the four historical sections will focus on the changes in the army, but will also look at the talented men who transformed and led the army, such as Scipio Africanus, Caesar and Marcus Aurelius, and the momentous battles fought, including Cannae, Pharsalus, and Adrianople.

Title: The Roman Army: The Greatest War Machine of the Ancient World

Author: McNab, Chris

Categories: Ancient, Rome,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Osprey Publishing: 2010

ISBN Number: 184908162X

ISBN Number 13: 9781849081627

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2197998

Keywords: ROMAN ARMY WAR ANCIENT WORLD MILITARY ROME HISTORY,