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The Encyclopedia of the Roman Army, 3 Volume Set

The Encyclopedia of the Roman Army, 3 Volume Set

Yann Le Bohec (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-17619-4

Mar 2015, Wiley-Blackwell

1176 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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The Encyclopedia of the Roman Army is a comprehensive three-volume reference to the armed forces deployed by ancient Rome during its Early Period, Republic, Principate, and Late Antique times.

  • A comprehensive three-volume reference work on one of the greatest military institutions in world history
  • Offers broad coverage of the Roman army, from the lives of individual soldiers to military issues such as hierarchical command structure, tactics, strategy, and battle
  • Analyzes the Roman army from a modern historical perspective including exploration of large themes relating to the military and Rome's economy, politics, and religion
  • Spans Early Rome, Republic, Principate and Late Antiquity periods
  • Includes contributions from many internationally renowned historians

3 Volumes

“The scope is wide, the level of detail is impressive and the illustrations are excellent. This encyclopedia should appeal to advanced high school students, university students and faculty, as well as the interested general public.”  (Reference Reviews, 1 October 2015)

"A tour de force of anything and everything relating to the Roman army, this set will be a valuable acquisition for individuals interested in military history and for libraries maintaining collections in support of military curricula and studies in Roman history." (Choice Connect, 2016)