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A Companion to the Roman Army

Author: Paul Erdkamp
Publisher: New York, NY John Wiley & Sons 2011
Series: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1., AuflageView all editions and formats

Ancient Rome was a highly militaristic culture, at war almost annually throughout the period of the republic. The expert contributors to this volume delve into this culture, offering an extensive  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Erdkamp
ISBN: 9781444393767 1444393766
OCLC Number: 904817266
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Contents: List of Figures Notes on Contributors Introduction Part I: Early Rome: 1. Warfare and the Army in Early Rome: John Rich (University of Nottingham). 2. The Army and Centuriate Organization in Early Rome: Gary Forsythe (University of Lubbock). Part II: Mid and Late Republic: A. Battle, Tactices, and Legionary Structure. 3. Army and Battle During the Conquest of Italy (350-264 BC): Louis Rawlings (Cardiff University). 4. The Age of Overseas Expansion (264-146 BC): Dexter Hoyos (University of Sydney). 5. The Late Republican Army (146-30 BC): Pierre Cagniart (Texas State University at San Marcos). B. The Machinery of War. 6. War and State Formation in the Roman Republic: Paul Erdkamp (University of Leiden). 7. Roman Manpower and Recruitment During the Middle Republic: Luuk de Ligt (University of Leiden). 8. Military Command, Political Power, and the Republican Elite: Nathan Rosenstein (Ohio State University). 9. Colonization, Land Distribution, and Veteran Settlement: Will Broadhead (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). 10. Army and General in the Late Roman Republic: Lukas de Blois (University of Nijmegen). Part III: The Empire (Actium to Adrianople): A. The Structure of the Imperial Army. 11. The Augustan Reform and the Structure of the Imperial Army: Kate Gilliver (University of Wales, Cardiff). 12. Classes. The Evolution of the Roman Imperial Fleets: D. B. Saddington (University of Witwatersrand, South Africa). 13. Battle, Tactics, and the Emergence of the Limites in the West: James Thorne (University of Manchester). 14. The Army and the Limes in the East: Everett L. Wheeler (Duke University). 15. Strategy and Army Structure: Between Septimius Severus and Constantine the Great: Karl Strobel (University of Klagenfurt). B. Military Organization. 16. Military Documents, Languages, and Literacy: Sara Elise Phang (Independent scholar). 17. Finances and Costs of the Roman Army: Peter Herz (University of Regensburg). 18. War- and Peacetime Logistics: Supplying Armies in East and West: Peter Kehne (Leibniz University, Hannover). C. Army, Emporer and Empire. 19. The Roman Army and Propaganda: Olivier Hekster (Radboud University Nijmegen). 20. The Army and the Urban Elite: A Competition for Power: Clifford Ando (University of Chicago). 21. Making Emperors. Imperial Instrument or Independent Force? Anthony R. Birley (Vindolanda Museum). D. Soldiers and Veterans in Society. 22. Military Camps, Canabae and Vici. The archaeological evidence: Norbert Hanel (University of Koln). 23. Marriage, Families, and Survival: demographic aspects: Walter Scheidel (Stanford University). 24. Recruits and Veterans: Gabriele Wesch-Klein (University of Heidelberg). 25. The Religions of the Armies: Oliver Stoll (University of Mainz). Part IV: The Late Roman Empire: 26. Warlords and Landlords: Wolf Liebeschuetz (University of Nottingham). 27. The Foederati: Timo Stickler (Heinrich-Heine University, Dusseldorf). 28. Army and Society in the Late Roman World: A Context for Decline? Michael Whitby (University of Warwick). 29. Army and Battle in the Age of Justinian (527-565): Hugh Elton (Trent University). Index
Series Title: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World


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