A Companion to the Roman Army by Paul Erdkamp
Apr 26, 2011
This volume is edited by Erdkamp and forms part of the Blackwell Companion to the Ancient World series. In his introduction Erdkamp states the underlying principals of this book that; the Roman army as well as being affected by changes in Roman society was itself the instrument of change in the politics, government, economy and society of the Empire. This book at some 574 numbered pages plus several more general introductory notes is not intended for the complete novice as it contains a lot of detailed academic discussion, or at least references to original sources and other academic works but despite this it is a work which is worth consideration by the novice to the period….
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