The Roman Army from Caesar to Trajan by Michael SimkinsThe Roman Army from Caesar to Trajan by Michael Simkins

The Roman Army from Caesar to Trajan

byMichael SimkinsIllustratorRonald Embleton

Paperback | March 29, 1984

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Although the common Roman fighting men themselves have left no account, much literature has survived from antiquity. The wealth of archaeological finds, plus the study of surviving Roman scultpure has allowed hisorians to learn much about the nature of the Roman army which conquered an astonishing expanse of territory. Michael Simkins brings all his substantial knowledge to bear on this fascinating subject, covering such topics as army composition, recruitment, training, campaign routine and providing a wealth of detail on weapons, uniforms and equipment.
Michael Simkins is a respected author in the field of Ancient History, and he has written several titles for Osprey. He has a particular interest in and knowledge of the Roman Army in Britain, and is a keen re-enactor of this period. His interest extends to having personally recreated many of the weapon and armour pieces that the Roman...
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Title:The Roman Army from Caesar to TrajanFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.91 × 7.23 × 0.12 inPublished:March 29, 1984

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ISBN - 10:0850455286

ISBN - 13:9780850455281

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Table of Contents

Chronology · Introduction · The Compostion of the Army · Entry, Training and Campaign Routines · Arms and Armour · Conclusion · The Plates

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An unrivalled source of information on the uniforms, insignia and appearance of the world's fighting men of past and present. The Men-at-Arms titles cover subjects as diverse as the Imperial Roman army, the Napoleonic wars and German airborne troops in a popular 48-page format including some 40 photographs and diagrams, and eight full-colour plates.