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The logistics of the Roman army at war (264 B.C.-A.D. 235)

Author: Jonathan P Roth
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 1999.
Series: Columbia studies in the classical tradition, v. 23.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Relying on a variety of literary, documentary and archaeological sources, this work explores the Roman military supply system from the Punic Wars to the end of the Principate. Each chapter is devoted to a different aspect of logistics: supply needs and rations; packs, trains and military servants; foraging and requisition; supply lines; sources of supply; administration; and the impact of logistics on Roman
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Genre/Form: Military history
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan P Roth
ISBN: 9004112715 9789004112711
OCLC Number: 39778767
Description: xxi, 399 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Supply Needs and Rations --
Ch. 2. Packs, Trains and Servants --
Ch. 3. Forage, Requisition and Pillage --
Ch. 4. Supply Lines --
Ch. 5. Sources of Supply --
Ch. 6. The Administration of Logistics --
Ch. 7. Logistics in Roman Warfare --
App. Logistics and the Organization of Auxiliary Units.
Series Title: Columbia studies in the classical tradition, v. 23.
Responsibility: by Jonathan P. Roth.

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