Sea Eagles Of Empire: The Classis Britannica And The Battles For Britain

bySimon ElliottForeword byAndrew Lambert

November 1, 2016|
Sea Eagles Of Empire: The Classis Britannica And The Battles For Britain by Simon Elliott
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The Roman war machine comprised land and naval forces. Although the former has been studied extensively, less has been written and understood about the naval forces of the Roman empire and, in particular, the regional navies which actively participated in most military operations and policed the seas and rivers of the Empire. Until the mid-third century, in a British context, this navy was the Classis Britannica—a strong fighting force in its own right. The composition, ship types, roles, tactics, and technology have never been studied at length. Here Elliot tells the story of this illustrious naval force in their metal-beaked galleys and their exploits defeating enemies of the Empire and keeping the peace around the British Isles.
Simon Elliot is a historian, completing a PhD at the University of Kent in Archaeology. He has a Masters Degree in War Studies from Kings College London and a Masters Degree in Archaeology from University College London. He is a former editor at both Jane’s Defence Weekly and Flight International and has worked as a defense write...
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Title:Sea Eagles Of Empire: The Classis Britannica And The Battles For Britain
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:224 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.9 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.9 in
Published:November 1, 2016
Publisher:The History Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780750966023

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