Caesar's Legion

Caesar's Legion

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qBased on the author's thirty years of painstaking research into the Roman military, using sources ranging from classical texts to tombstone inscriptions, this unprecedented regimental history paints an uncommonly vivid portrait of daily life in a Roman legion as it follows Caesar and his men along the blood-soaked fringes of the Empire. It was here that ambitious Romans built reputations through conquest, raw recruits became hardened foot soldiers, and the Tenth Legion became a killing machine - marching, digging, charging, ramming down gates, scaling battlements, storming through towns and villages, and slaughtering anyone who stood in their way.q--BOOK JACKET.Throughout this harrowing tale, Dando-Collins reveals previously unknown details about Roman military practices, Caesara€™s conduct as a commander and his relationships with officers and legionaries, and the daily routine and discipline of ...

Title:Caesar's Legion
Author:Stephen Dando-Collins
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2002-02-05


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