Atlas. Acknowledgments. Author's Note. Staring Defeat in the Face. Impatient for Glory. Savaging the Swiss, Overrunning the Germans. Conquering Gaul. Invading Britain. Revolt and Revenge. Enemy of the State. Broken Promises. The Race for Durres. A Taste of Defeat. The Battle of Pharsalus. The Sour Taste of Victory. The Murder of Pompey the Great. The Power of a Single Word. The North African Campaign. Caesar's Last Battle. Mark Antony's Men. Philippi and Actium. In the Name of the Emperor. Knocked into Shape by Corbulo. Orders from the Emperor. Objective Jerusalem. The End of the Holy City. Masada. Last Days. Appendix A: The Legions of Rome, 30 B.C.-A.D. 233. Appendix B: The Reenlistment Factor. Appendix C: The Uniqueness of the Legion Commandsin Egypt and Judea. Appendix D: The Naming and Numbering System of theRoman Legions. Appendix E: The Title "Fretensis". Appendix F: Imperial Roman Military Ranks and TheirModern-Day Equivalents. Appendix G: Sources. Glossary. Index.
STEPHEN DANDO-COLLINS is an Australian-born researcher, editor, and author who has spent the last three decades identifying and studying the individual legions of the Roman army of the late Republic and the empire of the Caesars.