Gladius: Living, Fighting and Dying in the Roman Army

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  • ISBN: 1408712407
  • Author: Guy de la Bédoyère
  • Publisher: Guy de la Bédoyère
  • Genre: History
  • Date: Unknown
  • Pages: Unknown
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

The Roman army was the greatest fighting machine the ancient world produced. The Roman Empire depended on soldiers not just to win its wars, defend its frontiers and control the seas but also to act as the engine of the state. Roman legionaries and auxiliaries …