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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 sy. Graham Webster's book is considered to be one of the definitive works on the Roman Army It is most definitely that but it isn't for the beginner or the casual reader Professor Webster writes the book with the eye of an archeologist The chapters are very specific and dedicated to such topics as the soldiers clothes armor weapons religious practices the layout of their camps and forts their daily rituals tactics organization in the field and in garrison There are other chapters as well but this gives you a clear idea of what the book is about It isn't an historical account of battles campaigns and politics This is a book about the institution itself For those who are truly interested in all things Roman then this is the book for you I've read it several times over the past fifteen years and I never grow tired of it

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The Roman Imperial ArmyStems 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. Compact complete work on the Roman Imperial Army that covers just about everything one would want to know about the legions inlcuding how they were named and where they were stationed This is an excellent resource for the non specialist and should be combined with Goldsworthy's recent work Very good read you won't get bogged down

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SUMMARY â The Roman Imperial Army ☆ 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 Expanded in this third edition which includes new information from excavations and the findings of contemporary scholars Hugh Elton provides an introduction surveying scholarship on the Roman army since the last edition of 1985. A very comprehensive work that covers all aspects of Roman Army Structure logistics and encampment If you need to research the subject I would highly recommend this work