Introduction /Recruitment and terms of service /Training /The tactical organization of the Legion /Equipment and appearance /On campaign /Battle /After the battle /Glossary /Index
This title will reveal the story of the Roman legionary during the early days of the Roman Empire, including the conquests of Germany Dacia and Britain and the Civil War of AD 69.
Ross Cowan went to the University of Glasgow with the intention of studying Medieval history but was waylaid by Classics, and eventually emerged with a Ph.D. for research on the Praetorian Guard and Second Parthian Legion. Now a freelance writer and historian, Dr Cowan has published on all aspects of warfare in the Roman World. Sean O'Brogain lives and works in Donegal, Ireland. He has a BA (Hons) in scientific and natural history illustration from Blackpool and Fylde College (Lancaster University).
"Archaeological relics blend with other color illustrations to accompany a detailed discussion of centurions and legionnaires, discussing cavalrymen and foot soldiers alike in a pick recommended for any early military history holding." --The Midwest Book Review (July 2013)