Roman Soldier: Daily Life * Fighting Tactics * Weapons * Equipment * Kit


Roman Soldier: Daily Life * Fighting Tactics * Weapons * Equipment * Kit


Code: H6565 SKU: 9781785215650

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A fascinating examination of every aspect of the Roman soldier, at the height of Rome’s imperial might, this highly illustrated manual gets to grips with what we know about the men of the legions. Every detail of a legionary’s life is shown, from what they wore and carried and how ranks were signified to where they slept at night and ate round the camp fire.

* Includes fascinating detail on kit, equipment, weapons and insignia
* Examines how their unique tactics helped the legions win over and over again
* Covers infantry, cavalry and engineers, as well as officers and the chain of command
* Details battlefield tactics and fighting strategies, war machines and fighting formations

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Dimensions 210 × 270 mm

Simon Forty

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Simon Forty has been involved in publishing for over three decades and specializes in military history. He has written, edited and produced many books, most recently Hadrian's Wall, and 100 Innovations of the Industrial Revolution, for Haynes.





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