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By Graham Summer,Raffaele D'Amato

ISBN-10: 1848325126

ISBN-13: 9781848325128

From the Latin warriors at the Palatine Hill within the age of Romulus, to the final defenders of Constantinople in 1453 advert, the weaponry of the Roman military used to be regularly evolving. via glory and defeat, the Roman warrior tailored to the altering face of war. end result of the monstrous dimension of the Roman Empire, which reached from
the British Isles to the Arabian Gulf, the apparatus of the Roman soldier different enormously from sector to region.Through using fabrics corresponding to leather-based, linen and felt, the military used to be capable of alter its gear to those diversified climates.

Arms and Armour of the Imperial Roman Soldier sheds new gentle at the many differing types of armour utilized by the Roman soldier, and combines written and inventive resources with the research of previous and new archaeological unearths. With an important wealth of plates and illustrations, which come with historical work, mosaics, sculptures and coin depictions, this e-book supplies the reader an remarkable visible checklist of this attention-grabbing interval of army history.

This ebook, the 1st of 3 volumes, examines the interval from Marius to Commodus. quantity II covers the interval from Commodus to Justinian, and quantity III will examine the interval from Romulus to Marius.

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