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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|Description:||328 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Forging the Roman sword --
Obsessed with victory --
'Our weapons and armour' --
Deadly embraces --
Empire of the soldiers --
Swords of God.
|Other Titles:||Rome and the sword|
[The author is] at his best when he discusses weapons of various types and their development over the long span of Rome's rise to dominance in the Mediterranean and Europe.
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Great for fans of History and Archaeology
Impressively easy to read given all of the detail and historical background the author provides, this book is a must read for any fan of Roman and European history. Interspersed with segments detailing the development of Roman weaponry, the author particularly focuses on the role of the milites,...
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