This well-documented study of the Roman army provides a crucial aid to understanding the Roman Empire in economic, social and political terms. Employing numerous examples, Brian Campbell explores the development of the Roman army and the expansion of the Roman Empire from 31 BC-280 AD.When Augustus established a permanent, professional army, this i

chapter |21 pages

The origins of war

chapter |25 pages

Soldiers and war

chapter |30 pages

The nature of war

chapter |29 pages


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War and politics

chapter |29 pages

War and public opinion

chapter |4 pages