Jonathan P. Roth, Ph.D. (1991) in History, Columbia University, is an Assistant Professor of History at San Jose State University. He has published a number of articles on Roman military history and is Secretary/Treasurer of the Society of Ancient Military Historians.
'...the first accessible account of this fascinating subject in English, R.'s book is guaranteed a place on every Roman military bookshelf.' Duncan B. Campbell, Journal of Roman Studies, 2000. '...a major contribution to the study of an important aspect of the functioning of the Roman army.' Israel Shatzman, Scripta Classica Israelica, 2000. '...this is the most comprehensive and detailed investigation on the subject to appear in English.' Stefan G. Chrissanthos, Ancient History Bulletin, 1999.