Arms and Armour of the Imperial Roman Soldier: From Marius by Graham Summer,Raffaele D'Amato PDF

By Graham Summer,Raffaele D'Amato

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 consistently evolving. via glory and defeat, the Roman warrior tailored to the altering face of battle. end result of the vast measurement of the Roman Empire, which reached from
the British Isles to the Arabian Gulf, the apparatus of the Roman soldier diverse enormously from zone to region.Through using fabrics similar to leather-based, linen and felt, the military was once in a position to regulate its apparatus to those diversified climates.

Arms and Armour of the Imperial Roman Soldier sheds new mild at the many differing types of armour utilized by the Roman soldier, and combines written and inventive resources with the research of outdated and new archaeological reveals. With a big wealth of plates and illustrations, which come with historical work, mosaics, sculptures and coin depictions, this publication supplies the reader an unheard of visible list of this attention-grabbing interval of army history.

This publication, 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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