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Published: 01 October 2007

400 Pages | 3 maps, 38 HT/LC throughout

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195328783

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The Roman Army

A Social and Institutional History

Pat Southern

Attractively illustrated, this book offers a fascinating look at the life of the Roman soldier, drawing on everything from Rome's rich historical and archaeological record to soldier's personal correspondence to depictions of military subjects in literature and art. Written by a leading authority on Roman military history, this fascinating volume spans over a thousand years as it offers a memorable picture of one of the world's most noted fighting forces, paying special attention to the life of the common soldier.