The Navies of Rome
Jan 17, 2011
In his introduction Pitassi notes that despite extensive literature on many aspects of Rome`s conquests and her empire the role of her seafarers and navy are usually considered only in a passing way or as a comparatively trivial part of the whole. Despite the obvious importance of her land forces over a twelve hundred year period Rome initially developed and then maintained and operated one of the largest navies the world has ever seen….
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