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The Roman Imperial Army: Of the First and Second Centuries A.D.

ISBN13: 9780806130002
ISBN: 0806130008
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $29.95
Publisher: Univ of Oklahoma Pr
Published Date:
Edition 3 Sub
Pages: 343
Average Goodreads rating: 4.12/5 (23 ratings)

This classic work of scholarship scrutinizes all aspects of Roman military forces throughout the Roman Empire, in Europe, North Africa, and the Near and Middle East. Graham Webster describes the Roman army’s composition, frontier systems, camps and forts, activities in the field (including battle tactics, signaling, and medical services), and peacetime duties, as well as the army’s overall influence in the Empire. First published in 1969, the work is corrected and expanded in this third edition, which includes new information from excavations and the finding of contemporary scholars. Hugh Elton provides an introduction surveying scholarship on the Roman army since the last edition of 1985.