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ABBREVIATIONS: dj-dust jacket, biblio-bibliography, b/w-black and white, illust-illustrations, b/c-book club addition.
rct - recent arrival or pending publication, spc - OMM Special Price
Ancients

1-930306 STRATEGY & TACTICS # 306: Agriola Agricola is a wargame of the campaign fought by Gnaeus Julius Agricola, the Roman governor of Britain (AD 77-85) to conquer northern Britannia (modern Britain). There are two players, the Roman and the Caledonian (the latter actually representing various northern British tribes). Each player has units that represent military formations or tribal warbands. Players move their units, conduct battles and objectives.

Each player has a set of Stratagem markers. Players use these markers to recruit new units, move their forces on the map, and take special actions. Whenever opposing forces are in the same hex, a battle will ensue. Various Stratagem markers can also be used to enhance operations.

Components: One 22x34-inch map and 130 counters 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 US, DECISION GAMES
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1-190090 Abad, Ruben Saez LOS GRANDES ASEDIOS DE LAS LEGIONES ROMANAS Sieges of the Roman Legions, details (20) sieges from Veyes 406 BC to Maiozamalchen 363 AD. 200+b/w illust and 50+ color illust. 1 vol, 208 pgs 2009 SPAIN, ALMENA PRESS
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1-212010 Abdale, Jason FOUR DAYS IN SEPTEMBER: The Battle of Teutoburg Examines the ancient sources and challenges the hypotheses of modern scholars to present a clear picture of the prelude to the battle, the fighting itself, and its aftermath.

In late September of 9 AD, three Roman legions, while marching to suppress a distant tribal rebellion, were attacked in a four-day battle with the Germanic barbarians. The Romans, under the leadership of the province's governor, Publius Quinctilius Varus, were taken completely by surprise, betrayed by a member of their own ranks: the German officer and secret rebel leader, Arminius. The defeat was a heavy blow to both Rome's military and its pride. Though the disaster was ruthlessly avenged soon afterwards, later attempts at conquering the Germans were half-hearted at best. 1 vol, 272 pgs 2016 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-203190 Aldrete, Gregory et al RECONSTRUCTING ANCIENT LINEN BODY ARMOR: Unraveling the Linothorax Mystery Includes 21 b&w illus., 16 line drawings, and eight color plates.

Combining traditional textual and archaeological analysis with hands-on reconstruction and experimentation, the authors unravel the mysteries surrounding the linothorax. They have collected and examined all of the literary, visual, historical, and archaeological evidence for the armor and detail their efforts to replicate the armor using materials and techniques that are as close as possible to those employed in antiquity.

By reconstructing actual examples using authentic materials, the authors were able to scientifically assess the true qualities of linen armor for the first time in 1,500 years. The tests reveal that the linothorax provided surprisingly effective protection for ancient warriors, that it had several advantages over bronze armor, and that it even shared qualities with modern-day Kevlar. 1 vol, 288 pgs 2013 US. Johns Hopkins University Press
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1-980032 Allen, Stephen LORDS OF BATTLE:World of the Ancient Celtic Warrio Author examines the Celtic Warrior, his society and his place in it, beautifully illustrated. 1 vol, 224 pgs 2007 LONDON, OSPREY PUBLISH'NG
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1-213690 Anderson, Erich CATAPHRACTS: Knights of the Ancient Eastern Empires Assesses the development, equipment, tactics and combat record of cataphracts (and the similar clibinarii), showing also how enemies sought to counter them.

Cataphracts were the most heavily armored form of cavalry in the ancient world, with riders and mounts both clad in heavy armor. Originating among the wealthiest nobles of various central Asian steppe tribes, such as the Massegatae and Scythians, they were adopted and adapted by several major empires. The Achaemenid Persians, Seleucids, Sassanians and eventually the Romans and their Byzantine successors.

Usually armed with long lances, they harnessed the mobility and mass of the horse to the durability and solid fighting power of the spear-armed phalanx. Although very expensive to equip and maintain (not least due to the need for a supply of suitable horses), they were potential battle winners and remained in use for many centuries. This is a valuable study of one of the most interesting weapon systems of the ancient world. 1 vol, 208 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-69040 Anglim, S.& Jestice, P. & Rice, R. & Rusch, S. FIGHTING TECHNIQUES OF THE ANCIENT WORLD Fighting Techniques of the Ancient World describes the fighting techniques of soldiers in Europe and the Middle East in an age before gunpowder. The book explores the unique tactics required to win battles with the technology available, and points out how little has changed in some respects in the art of war.

Using specially commissioned color and black-and-white artworks to illustrate the battles, equipment, and tactics of the era, Fighting Techniques of the Ancient World shows in detail the methods by which armies, including Assyrians and Roman forces, prevailed over their foes, and why other armies were far less successful. The book is an essential companion for any reader in warfare in the classical age. While not much is new here, it is all compiled into one source, lots of color maps/illust & drawings, biblio, index. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2013 UK, AMBER BOOKS
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1-66686 Aragones, Danile Gomez La Invasion Bizantian de Hispanis 533-625 El reino visigodo frente a la expansion imperial. (The Visigoths Against Imperial Expansion)

In this new title in the series 'Warriors and Battles' of the Editorial Almena, this dark period of Spanish history is scarcely considered, as are other invasions brought about in the clash between Visigoths and Byzantines for control of the territory. In this century-long struggle, Byzantium clashed with the armies led by the Visigoth kings and Sisebuto Leovigild between 533 and 625. 80 pages, softcover, includes 71 photographs maps and illustrations b / w and 8 color plates. 1 vol, 110 pgs 2013 SPAIN, ALMENA EDICIONES
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1-212600 Armstrong, Jeremy EARLY ROMAN WARFARE: From the Regal Period to the First Punic War Traces the development of Rome's military might from its earliest discernible origins down to the First Punic War. He shows how her armies evolved from ad-hoc forces of warriors organized along clan lines and assembled for the city's survival, to the sophisticated organization of the legions that went on to dominate all of Italy and then (after the period covered) the entire Mediterranean world.

The author reviews both the literary sources and the latest archaeological evidence to provide a fresh analysis of Roman military organization, equipment, tactics, and strategy. He shows how Rome's military apparatus adapted to meet the changing strategic needs of new enemies and broader ambitions. 1 vol, 192 pgs 2016 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-34030 Arrian, Flavius TAKTIKA:A Manual for Ancient Warfare Written while Arrian was governor of Cappadocia, it details the art of Roman warfare. 1 vol, 130 pgs 1993 CHICAGO, ARES PUBLISHING
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1-52100 Austin, N.J. and Rankov, N. B. EXPLORATIO Military & Political Intelligence in the RomanWorld from the 2nd Punic War to the battle ofAdrianople, b/w drawings/illust, biblio, index. 1 vol, 320 pgs 1998 LONDON, ROUTLEDGE
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2-21070 Balbi, Marco illust by Rava, Giuseppe LOMBARD ARMY, 568-774 Serie De Bello # 12, eight full color plates, and many b/w and color line drawings and photos. Italian text with English captions of photos, drawings, and plates. 1 vol, 64 pgs 1987 MILAN, EDITRICE MILITARE
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1-13040 Bar-Kochva, Bezalel SELEUCID ARMY, THE This is a 1976 study of the organization and tactics of the Seleucid armies from 312 to 129 BC. The first part of the book discusses the numerical strength of the armies, their sources of manpower, the contingents of the regular army, their equipment and historical development, the chain of command, training, and discipline.

The second part reconstructs the great campaigns in order to examine the Seleucid tactics. The book provides a lesson in Hellenistic and military history and discusses several questions: how did the Hellenistic armies develop after Alexander? What distinguished the Seleucid army as superior to its Hellenistic contemporaries? The answers illuminate the expansion of Hellenism as we learn how the Seleucid army was used as a military, social and cultural instrument to impose the rule of the dynasty over the vast regions of the Empire and how it helped to shape Hellenistic society in the East. 1 vol, 318 pgs 2012 UK, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
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1-89630 Barbero, Alessandro DAY OF THE BARBARIANS:First Battle in the Fall of A concise look at the Battle of Adrianople. The author presents his argument that this was thefirst battle in the fall of Rome. Reading list,biblio. 1 vol, 192 pgs 2008 US, WALKER & COMPANY
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1-SS7001 Belezos, D GREAT BATTLES OF THE WORLD: Thermopylae 480 BC The definitive history of the fabled battle at the pass of Thermopylae, amply illustrated with photos, maps, and color plates to create a panorama of the men, equipment and the world they fought in. For 2 and 1/2 days Spartan King Leonidas lead his 300 along with a contingent of Thespians against the massive Persian army of Xerxes I.

In addition to the contest on land, coverage extends to the important naval battle pitting Greek triremes against the Persian fleet at Artemisium, protecting Leonidas' flank and setting the tone for the decisive Greek victory at Salamis. Symbol of heroic devotion, victory, defeat or senseless sacrifice - this book presents all the facts as never before to define one of the most significant events in Western civilization. 1 vol, 100 pgs 2008 US, SQUADRON/SIGNAL
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1-SS7002 Belezos, D GREAT BATTLES OF THE WORLD: Marathon 490 BC The Battle of Marathon is a landmark in world history. Through their victory, the Athenian and Plataean hoplites did not merely save their cities from destruction, but they also destroyed the myth of the 'invincibility' of the Persians and proved the superiority of their armor, weaponry and tactics. More significantly, they opened the way for the unhindered evolution of Athens into a center of a civilization whose virtues and ideals became foundations of Western civilization.

Reveals the causes of the Persian invasion, follows the unknown Marathon runner in his run to announce the victory and relates the captivating myths created by the historical battle that still remain a part of the oral tradition of this epic. Enriched with photographs, maps of the area and tactical battle movements and color illustrations of uniforms. 1 vol, 104 pgs 2008 US, SQUADRON/SIGNAL
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1-SS8001 Belezos, D BYZANTINE ARMIES 325 AD-1453 AD In-depth historical essay about the late Roman-Byzantine Armies that protected the Byzantine Empire for over eleven centuries. Contains the administration, ranks, logistics, weapons, campaigns and fortifications of the Byzantine Armies from 325 AD until the fall of the empire in 1461 AD.

Reveals the checkered historical course of the empire and its military organization, which was compelled to defend its territories and culture against a horde of belligerent enemies from without and from the state's own bureaucracy within. During its long life span, the empire faced the Persians, Goths, Huns, Lombards, Slavs, Avars, Arabs, Bulgarians, Russians, Hungarians, Normans, Crusader armies and finally, the Turks. Illustrated with 75 photos, maps and additional graphics plus 13 full color plates. Also includes a glossary of Greek and Latin terms. 1 vol, 136 pgs 2009 US, SQUADRON/SIGNAL
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1-89432 Bennett, Bob WAR OF ALEXANDER'S SUCCESSORS 323 - 281 BC:V2 The Diadochi (Successors) were professionals who had learned the art of war under Alexander and few died a peaceful death. Maps, illust, biblio,index. V2:Battles, Tactics, Siege & Naval Warfare. 1 vol, 224 pgs 2009 UK, PEN & SWORD BOOKS
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1-886209 Bey, Frederic ALESIA, 52 BC: The Victory of Roman Organization The Romans had been at odds with the 'Gauls' for a very long time. Somewhere between 390 and 386 BC, a Senoni warchief called Brennus managed to capture Rome and ransom the city with his famous Vae Victis. The Urbs was then a city whose authority was only relative. Nonetheless, the sack of Latium's capital, highlighted by Livy in his History of Rome, helped to forge a centuries-old loathing between the Romans, ashamed of being forced to capitulate to Brennus, and the Gauls, insolently proud of their triumph.

The next step was part of the competition between the 'Great Powers' of the period. Independent Gaul was implicated in the global expansionist process of Roman might, which took place throughout the whole of the Mediterranean basin. Finally, more pragmatically, Gaul merely became a political pawn in the hands of the triumvirs Pompey, Crassus, and Caesar after they took over control of the Republic from the 60s BC onwards.

Gaul became a victim of Julius Caesar's political strategy and Alesia was the final manifestation of this deep mistrust between the two peoples. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2011 FRANCE, HISTOIRE & COLLECTIONS
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1-201100 Billows, Richard MARATHON: The Battle That Changed Western Civilization The Battle of Marathon in 490 BC is not only understood as the most decisive event in the struggle between the Greeks and the Persians, but can also be seen as perhaps the most significant moment in our collective history.

About 10,000 Athenian citizens faced a Persian military force of more than 25,000. Greek victory appeared impossible, but the men of Athens were tenacious and the Persians were defeated. Following the battle, the Athenian hoplite army marched 26.5 miles from Marathon to Athens to defend their port from the Persian navy. Although they had just run the great distance in heavy armor, the Athenians won the battle and drove the Persian forces from Attica. Greek freedom ensued and the achievements of the culture became much of the basis for Western civilization.

In this comprehensive and engrossing treatment, Richard Billows captures the drama of that day 2500 years ago and the ramifications it has had throughout Western history. 1 vol, 304 pgs 2010 US, OVERLOOK DUCKWORTH
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1-34110 Bishop, M.C & Coulston, J.C. ROMAN MILITARY EQUIPMENT: Traces the development of Roman Equipment from the 2nd Punic War to the Fall of Rome, 150+ b/w illust, biblio, index. 1 vol, 224 pgs 2005 UK, OXBOW BOOKS
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1-200990 Bishop, M.C. Handbook to Roman Legionary Fortresses This is a reference guide to Roman legionary fortresses throughout the former Roman Empire, of which approximately eighty-five have been located and identified. With the expansion of the empire and the garrisoning of its army in frontier regions during the 1st century AD, Rome began to concentrate its legions in large permanent bases. Some have been explored in great detail, others are barely known, but this book brings together for the first time the legionary fortresses of the whole empire. 40 photographs, plus b/w maps and line drawings

An introductory section outlines the history of legionary bases and their key components. At the heart of the book is a referenced and illustrated catalog of the known bases, each with a specially prepared plan and an aerial photograph. A detailed bibliography provides up-to-date publication information.

The book will be accompanied by a website providing online links to sites relevant to particular fortresses and a Google Earth file containing all of the known fortress locations. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2013 UK, PEN AND SWORD
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1-70110 Bloom, James ROMAN-JUDAEO WAR OF 66-74 AD:A Military Analysis 8.5x11, a well written detailed analysis, usefullto both the Wargamer and the Historian, b/w &color illust/maps, appendicies, biblio, no index. 1 vol, 134 pgs 2002 ROCHESTER, SAGA PUBLISH'G
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1-196130 Bloom, James J THE JEWISH REVOLTS AGAINST ROME A.D. 66-135: A Military Analysis During the first and second centuries A.D. (CE), the supremacy of the Roman Empire was aggressively challenged by three Jewish rebellions. The facts surrounding the initial uprising of A.D. 66-74 have been filtered through the biased accounts of Judeao Roman historian Flavius Josephus. Primary information regarding the subsequent Diaspora Revolt (A.D. 115-117) and the Bar Kochba Rebellion (A.D. 132-135) is limited to fragmentary anecdotes emphasizing the religious implications of the two insurrections.

In contrast, this analytical history focuses objectively on the military aspects of all three Judean uprisings. The events leading up to each rebellion are detailed, while the nine appendices cover such topics as the nature and number of the Jewish rebels and the factual reliability of the controversial Josephus. One appendix hypothesizes an alternative history of the war between Jerusalem and Rome. Maps, appendices, bibliographies, index. 1 vol, 294 pgs 2010 US, McFARLAND & COMPANY
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1-34320 Bohec, Yann Le IMPERIAL ROMAN ARMY, THE Study of the structure of the Roman Army from the 1st-3rd centuries, covers the legions, auxiliary & the fleet. Describes recruiting, training and both military and non-military uses, b/w illust, index. 1 vol, 304 pgs 2000 LONDON, ROUTLEDGE
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1-64660 Bradford, Alfred S. WITH ARROW, SWORD AND SPEAR This readable account analyzes ancient armies interms of modern military doctrine allowing thereader to make comparisons of Ancient Near East,India, China, Republican and Imperial Rome, Index. 1 vol, 312 pgs 2000 WESTPORT, PRAEGER PRESS
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1-30140 Bradford, Ernle THERMOPYLAE:The Battle for the West Bradford's easy narrative embraces the whole of Xerxes's invasion, from the building of the great wooden bridge across the Hellespont to the defeat of his rear guard at Plataea, index. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2004 NY, DA CAPO PRESS
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1-195350 Breeze, David FRONTIERS OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE, The This wide-ranging survey describes the varying Roman frontier systems, from Scotland to the Nubian desert. But how were the vast and varied stretches of frontier defined and defended? Prof. Breeze describes the extant remains, methods and materials of construction, and the differences between various frontiers. The book examines how the frontiers worked, discussing this in relation to the organization and structure of the Roman army, and also their impact on civilian life along the empire's borders. He then reconsiders the question of whether the frontiers were the product of an overarching Empire-wide grand strategy, questioning Luttwak's seminal hypothesis.
Includes 12 maps, 40 diagrams and plans, and 24 photographs. 1 vol, 224 pgs 2011 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-203120 Brouwers, Josho HENCHMEN OF ARES: Warriors and Warfare in Early Greece Firstly, this book, with its 100 color illust/photos, provides a detailed, diachronic treatment of a dynamic and formative period of Greek history, from the Mycenaean Bronze Age down to the Persian Wars. Secondly, it offers an up-to-date and detailed treatment of the archaeological evidence in addition to the ancient texts. Thirdly, it places the military developments into their proper cultural and historical contexts: warfare was not merely an activity that ancient peoples frequently engaged in, but served a much broader function as a constituent element of their cultural identities.

Using the Homeric epics as a guide, the reader is presented with a cultural history of warriors and warfare in Early Greece: from the chariot-borne soldiers of the Mycenaean palaces to the seaborne raiders of women and cattle of the Dark Age; from the men of bronze who helped liberate Egypt from the Assyrian yoke down to the Battles of Thermopylae and Salamis. Along the way, a number of detailed issues are considered, including the proper place of the Greek hoplite in the history of the Eastern Mediterranean, the possible origins of the Argive shield, and other developments. 1 vol, 216 pgs 2013 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-902915 Bunde, Peter and Gartner, Markus DIE BAYERISHE ARMEE 1806-1813 Numerous color illustrations The Kingdom of Bavaria was during the Napoleonic period, among the German states allied with 30,000 soldiers, the largest contingent, which resulted due to the size of decisive battles in the campaigns of 1809 and 1812.

The authors present this book is a comprehensive work on the organization of the Army and the individual units, their uniforms, setting out the requirements for installation and use of the units in the field and on the interior structure of the army.

These descriptions are supplemented by a presentation of the military conflicts of Bavaria in the campaigns of 1806-07 against Prussia and Russia, against Austria in 1809, 1812, and 1813 against Russia against Prussia and Russia. 1 vol, 84 pgs 2012, GERMANY, BERLIN ZINNFIGUREN
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1-53370 Butler, Alfred J. edited by P.M. Fraser ARAB CONQUEST OF EGYPT, THE:The Last Thirty Years First published in 1902 this is the definitivework on the subject, extensive biblio, indexes 1 vol, 786 pgs 1998 UK, SANDPIPER BOOKS LTD
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1-200570 Caesar, Julius Annotated and edited by Vincent W. Rospond GALLIC WARS, THE Gaius Julius Caesar's account of the Gallic Wars, edited and annotated to explain the politics and armies of all combatants. Includes seven known books of Caesar's conquest of Gaul, plus the eighth book attributed to Aulus Hirtius, a Roman General who supposedly lived at the same time as Caesar. Interspersed are numerous maps detailing the area described in each chapter and antique illustrations of incidents described or equipment used.

Seven appendices that provide additional information about topics and people described in the narrative. These include: The Roman Army, Roman Politics, The Gauls, Germans, and Britains, A listing of all the tribes mentioned in the text and their location, Short biographies of the people mentioned, Cities and Geography, and a short section on Terms, Titles and Miscellenia.

Gaius Julius Caesar (July 100 BC - 15 March 44 BC) was a Roman general and statesman and a distinguished writer of Latin prose. He played a critical role in the gradual transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire. Much of Caesar's life is known from his own accounts of his military campaigns, and from other contemporary sources, mainly the letters and speeches of Cicero and the historical writings of Sallust. The later biographies of Caesar by Suetonius and Plutarch are also major sources. His Commentaries on the Gallic Wars is one of two of his writings that have come down to us in modern times. 1 vol, 460 pgs 2012 US, WINGED HUSSAR PUBLISHING
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2-200570 Caesar, Julius Annotated and edited by Vincent W. Rospond GALLIC WARS, THE This edition limited to 300 copies signed and numbered in color, containing illustrations (courtesy of Warlord Games) not in the other editions. Written over 2,000 years ago and based on Edward Brooks' translation of Caesar, but edited to make the language cleaner, crisper, and easy to follow. The annotations, appendixes and illustrations will bring the focus of this work back onto what it originally was - a military history of Caesar's campaign at the edge of the Republic that was Rome. 1 vol, 344 pgs 2013 US, WINGED HUSSAR PUBLISHING
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1-37700 Campbell, Brian ROMAN ARMY 31BC-AD337, THE:A Sourcebook The author has compiled over 400 literary, papyrie, graphic and coin inscriptions to define the Roman Army, b/w plates, biblio, index. This book should be in every library on the Roman Army. 1 vol, 272 pgs 1994 LONDON, ROUTLEDGE
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1-68620 Campbell, Brian WARFARE AND SOCIETY IN IMPERIAL ROME, 31 BC-AD 280 The author explores the significance of the Roman Army and warfare in Roman life & culture, b/w drawings, biblio, index. 1 vol, 224 pgs 2002 LONDON, ROUTLEDGE PRESS
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2-980027 Campbell, Duncan BESIEGED:Siege Warfare in the Ancient World Sieges played a central role in many conflicts of the ancient world, and generals such as Darius, Alexander the Great, Hannibal and Scipio Africanus successfully used siegecraft to gain their objectives. As siege tactics became an integral part of war, generals employed the minds of engineers and scientists to develop tactics that ranged from penetrating the defenses or blockading the city through tricks and deception. This fascinating book explores the development of siege warfare in the ancient world from Ancient Persia in the 6th century BC to the 4th century Roman World, examining the techniques and weapons on this period. Combines material previously published as Elite 121: Ancient Siege Warfare Elite 126: Siege Warfare in the Roman World 146 BC-AD 378, and New Vanguard 78: Greek and Roman Siege Machinery 399 BC-AD 363.

Contents:
Introduction ; Siege Warfare of the Achaemenid Persians ; Siege Warfare in Classical Greece ; Siege Warfare in the time of Dionysius I ; Macedonian Siege Warfare ; Hellenistic Siege Warfare 1 vol, 256 pgs 2003 LONDON, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-82253 Canales, Carlos HANNIBAL'S ARMY From Spain to Zama, full color with many plates, three dimensional maps, weapons/equipment, part of the 'Historical Warrior Series'. 1 vol, 52 pgs 2004 SPAIN, ANDREA PRESS
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1-35570 Capps, Robert S. HANNIBAL'S LIEUTENANT The author has taken a unique approach to writing a biography of Hannibal, he creates a fictional officer who offers a sympathetic view of Hannibal from Spain to his defeat in Africa, biblio, index. 1 vol, 350 pgs 1994 VA, MANOR HOUSE PUBLIC'S
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1-202260 Carey, Brian Todd WARFARE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD Explores how civilizations and cultures made war on the battlefields of the Near East and Europe over a period of 2000 years. Through the use of dozens of tactical maps, this fascinating one-volume introduction to the art of war during western civilization's ancient, and classical periods offers a fresh perspective on the sophisticated nature of pre-modern warfare. 150 illustrations/maps. 1 vol, 1920 pgs 2013 UK, PEN AND SWORD
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1-90090 Carey, Brian Todd HANNIBAL'S LAST BATTLE:Zama & The Fall of Carthage A detailed study with many excellent maps of thefinal decisive battle between Rome and Carthage.The author covers the entire campaign. Chpt notes,biblio, index. 1 vol, 204 pgs 2008 US, WESHOLME PUBLISHING
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1-49380 Chakravarti, P.C. ART OF WAR IN ANCIENT INDIA, THE Well researched examination of all aspects, chapters on Infantry, Cavalry, Chariots, Elephants, Siegecraft, Naval Warfare, Arms/Armor. Includes a strong bibliography. First printed 1941. This reprint 2010.

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Chapters: 1 The army and a general sketch of its composition, 2 Strength of armies, 3 The infantry, 4 The war chariots, 5 The cavalry, 6 Elephants, 7 Naval warfare, 8 Military espionage, 9 Some aspects of military administration, 10 Army on the march, 11 The camp, 12 Army in the field, 13 Fortification and siegecraft, 14 Notes on arms and armor. 1 vol, 212 pgs 2010 INDIA, LOW PRICE PUBLICATIONS
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1-207200 Champion, Jeff ANTIGONUS THE ONE-EYED: Greatest of the Successors Plutarch described Antigonus the One Eyed (382-301 BC) as 'the oldest and greatest of Alexander's successors.' Antigonus loyally served both Philip II and Alexander the Great as they converted his native Macedonia into an empire stretching from India to Greece.

After Alexander's death, Antigonus, then governor of the obscure province of Phrygia, seemed one of the least likely of his commanders to seize the dead king's inheritance. Yet within eight years of the king's passing, through a combination of military skill and political shrewdness, he had conquered the Asian portion of the empire. His success caused those who controlled the European and Egyptian parts of the empire to unite against him.

For another fourteen years he would wage war against a coalition of the other Successors, Ptolemy, Lysimachus, Seleucus, and Cassander. In 301 he would meet defeat and death in the Battle of Ipsus. The ancient writers saw Antigonus' life as a cautionary tale about the dangers of hubris and vaulting ambition. Despite his apparent defeat, his descendants would continue to rule as kings and create a dynasty that would rule Macedonia for over a century. 1 vol, 240 pgs 2014 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-213710 Champion, Jeff PYRRHUS OF EPIRUS Pyrrhus was born into the royal house of Epirus, northwest Greece, but his mother was forced to flee into exile to protect his life when he was a mere infant. Yet he prospered in troubled times and rose from a refugee to a king. Always an adventurer he was deeply involved in the cut-and-thrust campaigning, coups and subterfuges of the Successor kingdoms. At various times, he was king of Epirus (twice), Macedon (twice), and Sicily, as well as overlord of much of southern Italy.

In 281 BC he was invited by the southern Italian states to defend them against the aggressive expansion of the Rome. His early victories at Heraclea and Asculum were so hard-fought that a 'Pyrrhic victory' still means one gained at crippling cost. These were the first fascinating duels between the developing Roman legions and the hitherto-dominant Hellenistic way of war with its pike phalanxes and elephants.

Pyrrhus ultimately failed in Italy and Sicily but went on to further military adventures in Greece, eventually being killed while storming the city of Argos. 1 vol, 176 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-194111 Champion, Jeffrey Tyrants of Syracuse: War in Ancient Sicily Vol 1: 480-367 BC This is the story of one of the most important classical cities, Syracuse, and its struggles (both internal and external) for freedom and survival. Situated at the heart of the Mediterranean, Syracuse was caught in the middle as Carthage, Pyrrhus of Epirus, Athens, and then Rome battled to gain control of Sicily. The threat of expansionist enemies on all sides made for a tumultuous situation within the city, resulting in repeated coups that created a series of remarkable tyrants, such as Gelon, Timoleon, and Dionysius. 8 pages b/w plates, 10 maps & diagrams.

In this first volume Jeff Champion traces the course of Syracuse's wars under the tyrants from the Battle of Himera (480 BC) against the Carthaginians down to the death of Dionysius I (367 BC), whose reign proved to be the high tide of the city's power and influence. One of the highlights along the way is the city's heroic resistance to, and eventual decisive defeat of, the Athenian expeditionary force that besieged them for over two years (415-413BC), an event with massive ramifications for the Greek world. This is the eventful life story of one of the forgotten major powers of the ancient Mediterranean world. 1 vol, 192 pgs 2010 UK, PEN & SWORD BOOKS
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1-37840 Chase, G.H. SHIELD DEVICES OF THE GREEKS IN ART & LITERATURE A careful collection & comparison of the evidence,sixteen pages of b/w illust/drawings. 1 vol, 92 pgs 1995 CHICAGO, ARES PUBLISHERS
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1-17910 Cheesman, G.L. AUXILIA OF THE ROMAN IMPERIAL ARMY Details the Auxilia during the first two centuries A.D.; organization, recruiting, use, arms/armor. 1 vol, 192 pgs 1975 CHICGAO, ARES PUBLISHERS
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1-207270 Chrystal, Paul WARS AND BATTLE OF THE ROMAN REPUBLIC Wars and Battles of the Roman Republic examines the decisive battles from the founding of Rome in 753 BC to the birth of Julius Caesar in 100BC; it covers the social and political consequences, as well as the military aspects of each conflict. Every war and battle had wide-ranging consequences, leading Rome from kingdom to republic, from local power to international superpower, and from republic to empire.

The book makes full use of the accounts of historians and political writers, contemporary and otherwise, including Livy, Sallust, Caesar, Cicero, Polybius, Plutarch, and Dio, as well as sculptural and architectural evidence. A unique feature of this book is its focus on the causes of the wars and the military and socio-political consequences of each for Rome and its allies. It highlights what caused each conflict and what Rome did next -- for victories and disasters alike. A unique chapter covers women and war -- an important topic that has been neglected by ancient and modern writers until now. 1 vol, 224 pgs 2014 UK, FRONTHILL MEDIA
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1-210980 Chrystal, Paul ROMAN MILITARY DISASTERS: Dark Days and Lost Legions This book examines the paradoxical role lost battles and defeat played in the success of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.

Over some 1200 years, the Romans proved adept at learning from military disaster and this was key to their eventual success and hegemony. Roman Military Disasters covers the most pivotal and decisive defeats, from the Celtic invasion of 390 BC to Alaric's sack of Rome in AD 410. Paul Chrystal details the politics and strategies leading to each conflict, how and why the Romans were defeated, the tactics employed, the generals and the casualties. However, the unique and crucial element of the book is its focus on the aftermath and consequences of defeat and how the lessons learnt enabled the Romans, usually, to bounce back and win.
1 vol, 336 pgs 2016 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-191530 Clunn, Tony QUEST FOR THE LOST ROMAN LEGIONS:Varus Battlefield Fueled by an unshakable curiosity and interest in the subject the author by sheer persistence and good luck was able to prove that the battle took place north of Osnabruck Germany. B/w maps/illust. 1 vol, 414 pgs 2009 US, SAVAS BEATIE
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1-208370 Coombs-Hoar, Adrian EAGLES IN THE DUST: The Roman Defeat at Adrianopolis AD 378 In AD376 large groups of Goths, seeking refuge from the Huns, sought admittance to the Eastern Roman Empire. Emperor Valens took the strategic decision to grant them entry, hoping to utilize them as a source of manpower for his campaigns against Persia. The Goths had been providing good warriors to Roman armies for decades. However, mistreatment of the refugees by Roman officials led them to take up arms against their hosts.

The resultant battle near Adrianopolis in AD378, in which Valens lost his life, is regarded as one of the most significant defeats ever suffered by Roman arms. The Roman historian Ammianus Marcellinus called it the worst massacre since Cannae, nearly 600 years previously. Modern historians have accorded it great significance both at a tactical level, due to the success of Gothic cavalry over the vaunted Roman infantry, and in strategic terms, often citing it as the beginning of the end for the Empire. 1 vol, 0 pgs 2015 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-208330 Copeland, Tim LIFE IN A LEGIONARY FORTRESS The fortresses that based the legions reflected Roman values: purposeful, hierarchical and an intimidating display of Roman culture.

But what was it like to live in one of these fortresses? What was the everyday experience of the legionary, centurion and commander? This book provides a fascinating insight into the inner mechanisms of the castrum and the people who maintained it. Using the fortresses at Chester, York, Caerleon, and others across the Empire, Copeland reconstructs the complex workings of these legionary camps and provides readers with the archaeological and literary evidence that gives us an insight into life behind the high walls. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2015 UK, AMBERLEY
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3-81640 Cotterell, Arthur CHARIOT:From Chariot to Tank Traces the rise & fall of chariot in use in theAncient World, b/w illust/maps, biblio, index. 1 vol, 344 pgs 2005 US, OVERLOOK PRESS
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1-190831 Cowan, Ross ROMAN CONQUESTS, THE:V1 Italy Describes how and why Roman Armies eventually beat their Etruscan, Samnite, Celtic and others to dominate all of Italy. 1 vol, 208 pgs 2009 UK, PEN & SWORD BOOKS
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1-212990 Crawford, Peter CONSTANTIUS II: Usurpers, Eunuchs and the Antichrist The reign of Constantius II has been overshadowed by that of his titanic father, Constantine the Great, and his cousin and successor, the pagan Julian. However, as Peter Crawford shows, Constantius deserves to be remembered as a very capable ruler in dangerous, tumultuous times.

When Constantine I died in in 337, the twenty-year-old Constantius and his two brothers, Constans and Constantine II, all recieved the title of Augustus to reign as equal co-emperors. In 340, however, Constantine II was killed in a fraternal civil war with Constans.

The two remaining brothers shared the Empire for the next ten years, with Constantius ruling Egypt and the Asian provinces, constantly threatened by the Sassanid Persian Empire. However, Constans in turn was killed by the usurper Magentius in 350. Constantius refused to accept this fait accompli, made war on Magentius and defeated him at the battles of Mursa Major and Mons Seleucus, leading him to commit suicide.

Constantius, was now sole ruler of the Empire but it was an empire beset by external enemies. Constantius campaigned successfully against the Germanic Alamanni along the Rhine and the Quadi and Sarmatians across the Danube, as well as against the Persians in the East, though with more mixed results. In 360 he elevated his cousin Julian to the rank of Caesar (effectively deputy emperor) and left him to govern the West, while he concentrated on the Persian threat.

Julian defeated the Alamanni in battle but was then proclaimed Augustus by his troops. Constantius was marching back to meet this threat to his rear when he fell ill and died. Having done so much to defend and preserve the empire, his dying act was to attempt to avert further civil war by declaring Julian his rightful heir. 1 vol, 384 pgs 2016 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-1947610 Cristini, Luca Stefano THE ROMAN ARMY Vol. 1: Romulus to Ocatavian Includes 16 full-color pages, with many b/w illustrations and maps. Italian text, but English captions to images. All color plates have full English translations. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2011 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-1947611 Cristini, Luca Stefano THE ROMAN ARMY Vol 2: Augusto to Caracalla 30 BC to 217 AD Includes 16 full-color pages, with many b/w illustrations and maps. Italian text, but English captions to images. All color plates have full English translations. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2011 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-1947612 Cristini, Luca Stefano THE ROMAN ARMY Vol 3: Caracalla to King Arthur 3rd to 6th Centuries Includes 16 full-color pages, with many b/w illustrations and maps. Italian text, but English captions to images. All color plates have full English translations. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2012 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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2-69170 Croom A.T. and Griffiths, W.B. editiors JOURNAL OF ROMAN MILITARY EQUIPMENT STUDIES:V11 11.5x8, this vol covers 're-enactment as research' 14 contributions cover MAKING & TESTING A FALX, EXPERIMENTS WITH THE SARISSA, WEAR & TEAR OF THIRD MILITARY EQUIPMENT and more. 1 vol, 140 pgs 2000 UK, THE ARMATURA PRESS
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1-204770 Dando-Collins, Stephen LEGIONS OF ROME: The Definitive History of Every Imperial Roman Legion The complete history of every Imperial Roman legion and what it achieved as a fighting force.

In the first part of the book, the author provides a detailed account of what the legionaries wore and ate, what camp life was like, what they were paid, and how they were motivated and punished. Part two examines the histories of all the legions that served Rome for three hundred years starting in 30 BC. The book's final section is a sweeping chronological survey of the campaigns in which the armies were involved, told from the point of view of the legions.

Featuring more than 150 maps, photographs, diagrams and battle plans, Legions of Rome is an essential read for ancient history enthusiasts, military history experts and general readers alike. 1 vol, 608 pgs 2012 US, THOMAS DUNN BOOKS
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2-68140 Dando-Collins, Stephen CAESAR'S LEGION:The Story of the 10th Legion A well researched account of the Legio X, manyconsider this to be the finest of all the Legions,raised by Caesar himself, they fought in all ismajor battles, maps, appendicies, biblio, index. 1 vol, 320 pgs 2002 NY, JOHN WILEY & SON
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1-78030 Dando-Collins, Stephen NERO'S KILLING MACHINE:The 14th Legion A well researched account of the Legio XIV, fromtheir virtual demise under Caesar, to their mostbrilliant victory against Boudicca & on to 400+ADmajor battles, maps, appendicies, biblio, index. 1 vol, 322 pgs 2005 US, JOHN WILEY & SON
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2-78030 Dando-Collins, Stephen NERO'S KILLING MACHINE:The 14th Legion A well researched account of the Legio XIV, fromtheir virtual demise under Caesar, to their mostbrilliant victory against Boudicca & on to 400+ADmajor battles, maps, appendicies, biblio, index. 1 vol, 322 pgs 2006 US, JOHN WILEY & SON
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1-81970 Dando-Collins, Stephen CLEOPATRA'S KIDNAPPERS:Caesar's 6th Legion This is the third book in this series, this onedetails how the 6th gave Egypt to Rome and Rome toCaesar, b/w illust/maps, bilbio, index. 1 vol, 303 pgs 2005 US, JOHN WILEY & SON
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2-89810 Dando-Collins, Stephen MARK ANTHONY'S HEROES:The Third Gallica Legion This fourth book in Dando-Collins's definitivehistory of Rome's legions tells the story 3rdGallic Legion, which put Vespasian on the throneand saved the life of the Christian apostle Paul. 1 vol, 288 pgs 2007 US, JOHN WILEY & SONS
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1-84460 Davies, Gwyn ROMAN SIEGE WORKS Using a wide range of archaeological evidence from all parts of the Roman Empire, the author explains the components of Roman siege warfare, (8) color pages and b/w illust/maps/drawings, biblio, index. 1 vol, 160 pgs 2006 UK, TEMPUS PUBLISHING
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1-210570 Dawson, Timothy and Sumner, Graham BY THE EMPEROR'S HAND: Military Dress and Court Regalia in the Later Romano-Byzantine Empire By the sixth century AD, the Roman Empire already had many hundreds of years of accumulated ceremonial embedded in its government, and practical science embodied in its army. Includes 16 color paintings and illustrated throughout.

The absorption of Christianity into state processes had pushed the development of court ceremonial apace and particularly driven its embodiment and display in ever more opulent regalia. The regalia embraced not only garments of distinctive form and decoration, but also both dress and non-dress accessories. It was crucial in displaying rank and function on an everyday basis, yet was also varied considerably for special occasions. Military dress largely reflected forms current amongst ordinary men, but with an emphasis on functionality, eschewing the excesses of fashion.

Detailed literary and artistic sources, archaeology and insights derived from reconstruction and practical experience has gone into creating an incredibly lavish picture of the clothing of the longest-enduring political entity in history. 1 vol, 304 pgs 2016 UK, FRONTLINE BOOKS
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1-212000 De santis, Marc ROME SEIZES THE TRIDENT: The Defeat of Carthaginian Seapower and the Forging of the Roman Empire Seapower played a greater part in ancient empire building than is often appreciated. The Punic Wars, especially the first, were characterized by massive naval battles. The Romans did not even possess a navy of their own when war broke out between them and the Carthaginians in Sicily in 264 BC.

Prior to that, the Romans had relied upon several South Italian Greek cities to provide ships in the same way as its other allies provided soldiers to serve with the legions. The Romans were nevertheless determined to acquire a navy that could challenge that of Carthage. They used a captured galley as a model, reverse engineered it, and constructed hundreds of copies.

The Romans used this new navy to wrench maritime superiority from the Carthaginians, most notably at the Battle of Ecnomus where they prevailed through the use of novel tactics. Although not decisive on its own, Rome's new found naval power was a vital component in their ultimate victory in each of the three Punic Wars. 1 vol, 272 pgs 2016 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-213940 Dean, Rebecca WARFARE & WEAPONRY IN DYNASTIC EGYPT The development of warfare in any society provides an evocative glance into the lives (and deaths) of our predecessors, including Tutankhamun and Nefertiti. 60 illustrations cover the history and development of ancient Egyptian warfare. Swords, axes, and daggers are the weapons of choice here, as ancient Egyptian warfare is brought vividly to life through the exciting use of experimental archaeology and the examination and testing of replicas of real-life artifacts. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-970018 Delaitre, Fabrice CERISOLES - April 14, 1544 Color throughout, including many uniform plates, re-enactor photos, and maps.

The engagement took place during the 1814 campaign. After Napoleon had retreated from Russia and lost the Battle of Leipzig, the allied armies had invaded France. Napoleon won a number of victories (such as the battle of Reims), but had little chance of success, with just 70,000 men against half a million allied forces.

Napoleon had achieved a remarkable victory with troops whose morale had suffered due to heavy casualties and the defeats at Craonne and Laon. According to the historian F.W.O. Maycock, success at Reims was 'surely one of the greatest triumphs of [Napoleon's] remarkable career, and speaks volumes for his powers as a leader of men.'

Napoleon once again interposed between the forces of Blucher and Schwarzenberg, putting him in position to move on the latter's line of communications. Reims would be Napoleon's final victory in the Campaign of 1814.

The campaign ended with the allies taking Paris on 31 March and Napoleon's abdication on 6 April. 1 vol, 104 pgs 2014 FRANCE, HISTORIC ONE EDITIONS
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1-970025 Delaitre, Fabrice LES CHAMPS CATALAUNIQUES 1ER-2 SEPT.451: ATTILA VAINCU DEVANT TROYES Huns, led by Attila invaded Gaul in 451 and were defeated in the Catalauniques fields. But we know exactly at what time, what (s) location (s) and how the Romain Aetius and barbarian allies inflicted this crushing defeat the wild hordes? Many scholars have tried to reconstruct this clash of titans, which took place under the walls of Troyes. The author realized the synthesis of current work by retaining their most relevant elements and then together, in order to create a coherent and complete picture. 60 color & b/w and illust. 1 vol, 88 pgs 2016 FRANCE, HISTORIC ONE
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1-10670 Delbruck, Hans translated by Walter J. Redfroe Jr. WARFARE IN ANTIQUITY:History of the Art of War, Vol. I Originally published in 1890, Delbruck's 4-volume set is a definitive work on the subject. Volume I analyzes the military tactics of Alexander, Caesar and Hannibal. Index, chapter notes, maps, appendix 1 vol, 604 pgs 1990 LINCOLN, UNIV OF NEBRASKA
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1-84660 Dennis, George T. translator MAURICE'S STRATEGIKON:Byzantine Military Staategy Easily readable edition, the veteran campaigner and emperor Maurice AD 582-602 compiled this unique and influential handbook; this is the first complete English translation, b/w maps/drawings, index. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2001 PHILADELPHIA, UNIV OF PA
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1-60450 Deschler-Erb, Eckhard AD ARMA 8x12, (45) plates reproduce almost all of the800+ military finds discovered during the 100 yearexcavation of Augusta Raurica, brief Englishsummary. 1 vol, 263 pgs 1999 SWITZERLAND, BUCH SERVICE
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1-37850 DeVoto, James G. editor PHILON & HERON: Artillery & Siegcraft in Antiquity Two treatises, translated for the first time into English, contains information on the construction of various siege engines, numerous plates. 1 vol, 120 pgs 1995 CHIGAGO, ARES PUBLISHING
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2-81790 Di Cosmo, Nicola ANCIENT CHINA & ITS ENEMIES:Rise of Nomadic Power This comprehensive history details the rise of theHorse Nomads in the first millennium BC, b/w mapsand illust, biblio, index. 1 vol, 380 pgs 2004 LONDON, CAMBRIDGE UNIV
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1-ATO021 Dickens, Gene AGAINST THE ODDS # 21: Kadesh - Day of the Chariot Magazine contains a complete wargame, Kadesh, covering THE chariot battle of all time. The issue also includes the bonus game Desert Duel, a WWII game covering the first battle of Alamein in 1942. 1 vol, 60 pgs 2007 US, AGAINST THE ODDS
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1-26710 Dikshitar, Ramachandra V.R. WAR IN ANCIENT INDIA Author describes in detail the several divisions of the Indian Army, chariots, elephants, cavalry and infantry. Also includes descriptive text of flags,(6) b/w plates, appendices, biblio, index. 1 vol, 419 pgs 1987 DEHLI, MOTILAL BANARSIDAS
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1-ATO045 Dixon, Earl AGAINST THE ODDS # 45: Red Dragon/Blue Dragon Red Dragon, Blue Dragon covers the Chinese Civil War, a 23-year conflict that included battling the common enemy -- Japan -- during WWII. Pits the communist PLA (People's Liberation Army against the nationalist GMD (Guomindang) with 20km hexes, mostly corps-sized units, and turns representing one week of action. The GMD advantages include air support, rail movement, and convoys, while the PLA player benefits from pontoon bridges, guerrilla movement, and fast marches. Both sides can be affected by random events and there are even rules for GMD units defecting and a Deng Xiaopeng marker and effect. Differences like these give each side a distinctive flavor - it's not just red counters against blue counters, but two worlds colliding.

Red Dragon, Blue Dragon and issue # 45 of ATO: Maps: One full color 22x34-inch mapsheet; Counters: Over 160 full color 9/16-inch die-cut pieces; Rules length: 10 pages; Charts and tables: 3 pages; Complexity: Low; Solitaire Suitability: Average; and Playing Time: 2 to 3 hours 1 vol, 60 pgs 2016 US, AGAINST THE ODDS
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1-21470 Dixon, Karen R. and Southern, Pat ROMAN CAVALRY, THE Describes the origins of Roman cavalry from allied units to regulars, 1st to 3rd century. Over eighty b/w drawings/illust, biblio, index. 1 vol, 272 pgs 1998 LONDON, ROUTLEDGE
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2-30540 Dodge, Theodore Ayrault ALEXANDER History of the origin & growth of the Art of War from earliest times to the Battle of Ipsus, over 230 charts, maps, plans of battle, tactics, siege devices, armor/uniforms. 1 vol, 696 pgs 2004 NY, DACAPO PRESS
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3-30540 Dodge, Theodore Ayrault ALEXANDER History of the origin & growth of the Art of War from earliest times to the Battle of Ipsus, over 230 charts, maps, plans of battle, tactics, siege devices, armor/uniforms. 1 vol, 735 pgs 1993 LONDON, GREENHILL BOOKS
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1-37690 Dodge, Theodore Ayrault CAESAR A History of the Art of War the Romans, with a detailed account of Caesar's campaigns, 258 charts maps, drawings and battle plans, biblio, index. 1 vol, 796 pgs 2001 NY,
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2-33500 Dodgeon, Michael H. & Lieu, Samuel N.C. compilers ROMAN EASTERN FRONTIER AND THE PERSIAN WARS, THE AD 226-263 First collection of the main sources on the Roman Eastern Frontier and Romano-Persian relations from AD 226-363. B/w maps, appendices, biblio of both primary & secondary sources, index, glossary. 1 vol, 464 pgs 1994 NY, ROUTLEDGE PUBLISHING
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1-206410 Doleac, Miles IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF ALEXANDER: The Soldiers who Conquered the Ancient World What was it like to be soldier in Alexander's army? To march from Macedonia to India? To serve as a hoplite, a Phalangite or a cavalryman for Alexander?

The book is divided into four parts, with part one covering the extent of Alexander's campaigns; part two examining the recruitment, equipment, tactics and lives of his infantrymen and cavalrymen; part three looking at the cities that he founded, such as Alexandria and Kandahar; and part four explaining how after his death his great empire fell apart, but his Hellenic influence lived on throughout Europe and Asia.

Includes more than 200 photographs, color illustrations, paintings, and maps. 1 vol, 224 pgs 2014 UK, AMBER BOOKS
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1-192250 Dougherty, Martin J Warriors of the World: The Ancient Warrior 300BC - 500 AD The first book in a new, lavishly illustrated series on the weapons, uniforms, and other key details that defined the world's most legendary warriors

Spanning some 3,500 years of history and moving from the Bronze Age to the Iron Age, Warriors of the World describes the armies that fought on the battlefields of the Classical World. The book shows how the composition of those armies changed as different cultures rose and fell from prominence-such as the peasant levies of the Egyptian Pharaohs, and the well-drilled citizen soldiers of the Roman Republic-and as tactics and technology advanced, allowing better armor and weapons to be used to greater effect in battle.

From the first organized armies of the Ancient Near East to the so-called 'barbarian' hordes of Goths, Huns and other non-Romans who caused the fall of the Western Roman Empire, Warriors of the World explores the development of ancient soldiers and how they fought through the ages. With detailed color illustrations and fact-filled accompanying text, the book is the essential guide for any enthusiast of the period
1 vol, 224 pgs 2010 US, THOMAS DUNN BOOKS
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1-954999 Edited by Josho Brouwers, with Contributions from the AW staff THE ART OF ANCIENT WARFARE Compilation of covers, battle scenes, and unit reconstructions from the first 50 issues of Ancient Warfare magazine. Also included are articles by the staff with insight into our philosophy for commissioning artwork, and a behind-the-scenes look at how illustrations are produced. 1 vol, 100 pgs 2016 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-208530 Elliot, Paul EVERYDAY LIFE OF A SOLDIER ON HADRIAN'S WALL Walk the Wall, gaze northwards across hostile territory, man the turrets and milecastles. What was life like for the Roman troops stationed on Hadrian's Wall? Follow the life of one man, a Tungrian soldier, through recruitment, training, garrison duty and war. Focussing on a single point in time and one fort on the Wall, we explore every aspect of military life on this bleak and remote frontier. Where was he born? What did he spend his money on? How did he fight? What did he eat? Did he have lice or fleas?

Archaeology and the accounts of ancient writers come together to paint a vivid picture of a soldier on the Wall soon after its completion in AD 130. Historical reconstruction and experimentation fill in the gaps that are left. Step back into the past, step into the marching boots of Tungrian soldiers as they patrol Rome's greatest frontier. 1 vol, 176 pgs 2015 UK, FRONTHILL MEDIA
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1-214460 Elliot, Paul WARFARE IN NEW KINGDOM EGYPT The New Kingdom of Egypt marks the apogee of military organization and preparedness. Beginning the era under foreign occupation, the Egyptians built up an army to challenge the invaders and liberate their land. Using the newest battlefield technologies (bows, chariots, and hand weapons), the new pharaohs pushed the frontiers of the New Kingdom into Syria and Ethiopia. This is the era of Set I, Ramses II, and Tuthmosis III, the greatest military pharaohs in Egyptian history.

Describes how the Egyptian war machine was structured, supplied, and fought. It considers all aspects, some often neglected, such as campaign tents, logistics, and rations, in addition to the design of hand weapons and bows. Various uniforms and kits have been reconstructed for the book, giving the reader a very immediate sense of what an Egyptian warrior's equipment looked like. 1 vol, 176 pgs 2017 UK, FONTHILL MEDIA
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1-206290 Elliott, Paul LEGIONS IN CRISIS: Transformation of the Roman Soldier AD 192-284 The third century AD was a turbulent and testing time for the Roman Empire. A new and powerful foe in the east had risen up to challenge Rome directly. Barbarians on the northern frontiers were now more aggressive and more numerous than before and internally the population of the empire had to contend with rampant inflation and a series of terrible plagues.

Unfortunately, the chaos became magnified by a lack of continuity on the imperial throne. The army had real political power in the third century, making and unmaking emperors as it saw fit. It had been aided in this by Septimius Severus, the African emperor who had won out in the civil wars following Commodus' assassination. He increased the army's pay and granted other privileges.

While the army gained rapidly in size, stature, and political savvy during the reign of Septimius Severus, it also accelerated a material transformation. Armor, shields, helmets, swords and javelins all began to be replaced with new styles. This book comparing their construction, use, and effectiveness to the more familiar types of Roman kit used by soldiers fighting the earlier Dacian and Marcomannic Wars.

What did this transformation in military technology mean for the tactical choices used on the battlefield? Although the outcome had looked in doubt, the army and the empire it protected weathered the storm to emerge into the fourth century fully able to tackle the challenges of a new age. 1 vol, 176 pgs 2014 UK, FRONTHILL MEDIA
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1-47770 Elton, Hugh FRONTIERS OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE An examination the concept of 'frontier' within the Roman Empire from the 1st to the 6th century, each chapter outlines a major problem and how all those in the frontier zone responded, maps/illust. 1 vol, 150 pgs 1996 BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA UNIV
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1-12100 Embleton, R & Graham, F. HADRIAN'S WALL IN THE DAYS OF THE ROMANS Incredible detail with hundreds of b/w and color drawings, diagrams of Roman military life on the wall during the 2nd Century. 1 vol, 320 pgs 1990 NEWCASTLE, FRANK GRAHAM
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1-29810 Embleton, R. STANEGATE, THE:Corbridge, Vindolanda & Carvoran Color plates, b/w illust and drawings. 1 vol, 32 pgs 1981 NEWCASTLE, FRANK GRAHAM
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1-29820 Embleton, R. HADRIAN'S WALL:Chesters to Carvoran Color plates, b/w illust and drawings. 1 vol, 40 pgs 1983 NEWCASTLE, FRANK GRAHAM
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1-14760 Engels, Donald W. ALEXANDER THE GREAT & THE LOGISTICS OF THE MACEDON The author uses all the archaeological evidence at hand to detail this book. Appendix, index, biblio. 1 vol, 194 pgs 1980 BERKLEY, UNIVERSITY CALF.
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1-191750 English, Stephen ARMY OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT, THE An investigation into every aspect of the Macedonian forces, analyzing the recruitment, equipment, organization, tactics, and command and control of the fighting arms. Includes black and white illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. 1 vol, 164 pgs 2009 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-191760 English, Stephen SIEGES OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT, THE The author narrates the sustained drama of each of Alexander's sieges, analyzing tactics and the innovative and ambitious siege engines used. Includes black/white illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2010 UK, PEN & SWORD MILITARY
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1-193290 English, Stephen Field Campaigns of Alexander the Great Alexander the Great is one of the most famous men in history, and many believe he was the greatest military genius of all time (Julius Caesar wept at the feet of his statue in envy of his achievements). Most of his thirteen year reign as king of Macedon was spent in hard campaigning which conquered half the then-known world, during which he never lost a battle. Besides the famous set-piece battles (Granicus, Issus, Gaugamela, Hydaspes), Alexander's army marched thousands of miles through hostile territory, fighting countless smaller actions and calling for a titanic logistical effort. There is a copious literature on Alexander the Great, but most are biographies of the man himself, with relatively few recent works analysing his campaigns from a purely military angle. This book will combine a narrative of the course of each of Alexander's campaigns, with clear analysis of strategy, tactics, logistics etc. This will combine with Stephen English's The Army of Alexander the Great and The Sieges of Alexander the Great, to form a very strong three-volume examination of one of the most successful armies and greatest conquerors ever known. 1 vol, 0 pgs 2008 UK, PEN & SWORD BOOKS
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1-199750 English, Stephen MERCENARIES IN THE CLASSICAL WORLD: Circa 664 - 323BC Examines the role of the mercenaries and their influence on the wars of the period down to the death of Alexander the Great, who employed them and why, and will also look at the social and economic pressures that drove tens of thousands to make a living of fighting for the highest bidder, despite the intense dangers of the ancient battlefield. 6 x 9 inches, approximately 20 images. 1 vol, 192 pgs 2012 UK, FRONTLINE BOOKS
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1-85050 Erdkamp, Paul editor ROMAN ARMY AND THE ECONOMY, THE Eight essays covering aspects of supplying theRoman Army, Communications & Transport; b/w maps,tables, select biblio. 1 vol, 434 pgs 2002 NETHERLANDS, JC GIEBEN
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1-86990 Erdkamp, Paul editor COMPANION TO THE ROMAN ARMY, A The editor presents 29 chapters that cover every topic of the Roman Army from Earliest times to the Late Roman Empire. Includes 30 b/w illustrations and maps, with notes, biblio, and index.

This companion provides an extensive account of the Roman army, exploring its role in Roman politics and society as well as the reasons for its effectiveness as a fighting force.

* An extensive account of the Roman army, from its beginnings to its transformation in the later Roman Empire
* Examines the army as a military machine - its recruitment, training, organization, tactics and weaponry
* Explores the relationship of the army to Roman politics, economics and society more broadly
* Considers the geography and climate of the lands in which the Romans fought
* Each chapter is written by a leading expert in a particular subfield and takes account of the latest scholarly and archaeological research in that area 1 vol, 600 pgs 2010 OXFORD, BLACKWELL PUBS
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1-207110 Esposito, Gabriele ARMIES OF THE TROJAN WAR This book examines the events of the famous Trojan War from a military point of view, including to the latest archaeological evidence and historical studies. The author tries a complete reconstruction of the causes that led to the war and of its possible development, including the different phases and military operations. The consequences that the war had on the Greek world are also analyzed in detail. The book focuses on many different military aspects, with great attention being given to composition of the opposing armies.

Detailed orders of battle are included, together with chapters on the political organization of both Troy and the Greek world. The troop types and the weaponry of the confronting armies are presented in detail, also thanks to the 18 color plates which complete the text. For the first time in the world the multinational Trojan army is reconstructed in color, as well as all the major Greek and Trojan heroes who participated to the war. This work is highly recommended for wargamers, modelers and military history fans: it is both a good introduction on the subject for new readers and an exciting read for experts 1 vol, 80 pgs 2014 UK, PARTIZAN PRESS
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1-211480 Esposito, Gabriele art by Guiseppe Rave THE LATE ROMAN ARMY The Late Roman Army is a history and sourcebook of the Roman army 250-490 AD. Inlcudes over 60 full color pictures and illustrations, over 30 original illustrations by Giuseppe Rava, and illustrated examples of Roman shields from the Notitia Dignitatum. 8x10. 1 vol, 170 pgs 2016 US, WINGED HUSSAR PUBLISHING
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1-190834 Evans, Richard ROMAN CONQUESTS, THE: Vol. 4 Asia Minor, Syria and Armenia While conquering Greece and Macedonia, the Romans defeated an intervention by the Seleucid Empire, the most powerful of the Hellenistic states founded by Alexander the Great's successors. Soon Roman armies crossed to Asia for the first time to carry the war to the Seleucids. Here they faced one of the most sophisticated armies of the ancient world, evolved from Alexander's all-conquering war machine with the exotic additions of elephants, scythed chariots, and heavily armored cataphract cavalry. The Seleucids also possessed a formidable navy.

The Roman army defeated the Seleucids at the epic battle of Magnesia in 190 BC, which marked the beginning of a long decline for Seleucid power in Asia . This, however, allowed other states to come to the fore, most notably Pontus . In the 1st century BC, Rome 's grip on its Asian provinces was shattered by the onslaught of Mithridates VI of Pontus, Rome 's most enduring foe. Mithridates was eventually overcome, after many Roman reverses, but these wars in turn led to conflict with Armenia.

Like the other volumes in this series, this book gives a clear narrative of the course of these wars, explaining how the Roman war machine coped with formidable new foes and the challenges of unfamiliar terrain and climate. This volume draws on Dr. Evans' expertise in studying topography in relation to ancient events and specifically his original research into the battlefield of Magnesia.
1 vol, 208 pgs 2011 UK, PEN & SWORD BOOKS
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1-203991 Evans, Richard FIELDS OF DEATH: Retracing Ancient Battlefields -- Vol. I Richard Evans revisits the sites of a selection of Greek and Roman battles and sieges to seek new insights. The battle narratives in ancient sources can be a thrilling read and form the basis of our knowledge of these epic events, but they can just as often provide an incomplete or obscure record. Details, especially those related to topographical and geographical issues that can have a fundamental importance to military actions, are left tantalizingly unclear to the modern reader.

The evidence from archaeological excavation work can sometimes fill in a gap in our understanding, but such an approach remains uncommon in studying ancient battles. By combining the ancient sources and latest archaeological findings with his personal observations on the ground, Richard Evans brings new perspectives to the dramatic events of the distant past. For example, why did armies miss one another in what we might today consider relatively benign terrain? Just how important was the terrain in determining victory or defeat in these clashes.

The author has carefully selected battles and sieges to explore, first to identify their locations and see how these fit with the ancient evidence. He then examines the historical episodes themselves, offering new observations from first-hand study of the field of battle along with up-to-date photographs, maps and diagrams. In the process, he discusses whether and how the terrain has since been changed by land use, erosion and other factors, and the extent to which what we see today represents a real connection with the dramatic events of the distant past. This first volume considers:

1. The Greek Victory over the Persians at Marathon (490 BC) 2. Leonidas and his Three Hundred Spartans at Thermopylae (480 BC) 3. The Athenian Siege of Syracuse (414-413 BC) 4. The Syracusan Siege of Motya (397 BC) 5. Alexander's Defeat of Darius at Issus (333 BC) 6. Hannibal's Victory at Cannae (216 BC) 7. Titus Quinctius Flamininus and Philip V at Cynoscephalae (197 BC) 8. Gaius Marius' Victory over the Teutones at Aquae Sextiae (102 BC) 9. Octavian versus Antony and Cleopatra of Egypt: The Battle of Actium (31 BC) 10. The First Battle of Bedriacum (April AD 69).

Includes 40 color pages and 40 maps/tactical diagrams. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2013 UK, PEN AND SWORD
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1-980035 Farrokh, Kaveh SHADOWS IN THE DESERT:Ancient Persia at War 1 vol, 256 pgs 2007 LONDON, OSPREY PUBLISH'NG
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1-84880 Faulkner, Neil APOCALYPSE:The Great Jewish Revolt Against Rome From AD66 to AD73 the Jews fought the Romans in their 'final' insurrection, supported by numerous b/w illust/drawings/maps the author brings to life the destruction of Jerusalem and Masada, biblio/index 1 vol, 416 pgs 2006 UK, TEMPUS PUBLICATIONS
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1-66691 Fernandez, Jose LA BATALLA DE ZAMA 202 BC The Battle of Zama, fought around October 19, 202 BC, marked the end of the Second Punic War. A Roman army led by Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus defeated a Carthaginian force led by the commander Hannibal. Soon after this defeat on their home ground, the Carthaginian senate sued for peace, which was given to them by the Roman Republic on rather humiliating terms, ending the 17-year war. 1 vol, 110 pgs 2013 SPAIN, ALMENA
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1-66694 Fernandez, Jose LA GUERRA HISPANA de SERTORIO: 82-72 BC The Sertorian War was a conflict of the Roman civil wars in which a coalition of Iberians and Romans fought against the representatives of the regime established by Sulla. It takes its name from Quintus Sertorius, the main leader of the opposition to Sulla. The war lasted from 80 BC to 72 BC.

The war is notable for Sertorius' successful use of guerrilla warfare. The war ended after Sertorius was assassinated by Marcus Perperna, who was then promptly defeated by Pompey. 1 vol, 110 pgs 2014 SPAIN, ALMENA
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1-66684 Fernandez, Jose Antonio LAS INVASION BARBARAS DE HISPANIA One of the least studied periods in the history of Spain is the invasion of the Iberian Peninsula by the barbarians after the fragmentation of the Roman Empire. The author covers the struggles of the Roman emperors and usurpers -- and the barbarians who often fought on both sides -- to explain how and why the Empire fell. Color plates throughout. 1 vol, 110 pgs 2012 SPAIN, ALMENA EDICIONES
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1-42520 Ferrill, Arther ORIGINS OF WAR, THE:Stone Age to Alexander Author details the development of war, 68 illust/maps/battle plans, biblio, index. 1 vol, 240 pgs 1985 LONDON, THAMES & HUDSON
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2-11970 Ferrill, Arthur FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE, THE MILITARY EXPLANATION B/w illust, maps, battle plans, drawings. A vivid account of the military decline of Rome. Appendix, index. 1 vol, 192 pgs 1988 NY, THAMES & HUDSON
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1-190833 Fields, Nic ROMAN CONQUESTS, THE: Vol. 3 North Africa The third in the Roman Conquests series will briefly cover Rome's first forays into the dark continent during the First and Second Punic Wars, then cover in detail her vindictive final conquest and destruction of Carthage in the Third Punic War. The subsequent long wars against the slippery Numidian prince, Jugurtha, which tested the Roman military system to the limit, also occupy a central place. With a cast of characters including Hannibal, the Scipios, Marius, Sulla, and the wily Jugurtha, this is sure to be a popular addition to the series. Like the other volumes, this book gives a clear narrative of the course of these wars, explaining how the Roman war machine coped with formidable new foes and the challenges of unfamiliar terrain and climate. Specially-commissioned color plates by Graham Sumner bring the main troop types vividly to life in meticulously researched detail.
1 vol, 208 pgs 2011 UK, PEN & SWORD BOOKS
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1-191720 Fields, Nic WARLORDS OF REPUBLICAN ROME: Caesar Against Pompey The war between Caesar and Pompey was one of the defining moments in Roman history. This highly readable account of this contest for power gives a vivid insight to their battle. Includes black and white illustrations and maps. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2010 US, CASEMATE PUBLISHERS
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1-201990 Fields, Nic SPARTAN WAY, THE For a period of some 200 years, Sparta was acknowledged throughout the Greek world as the home of the finest soldiers. Xenophon called them 'the only true craftsmen in matters of war.'

The Spartan Way examines how Spartan society, through its rigid laws and brutal educational system, was thoroughly militarized and devoted to producing warriors suited to the intense demands of hoplite warfare - professional killers inculcated with the values of unwavering obedience and a willingness to fight and die for their city. Nic Fields explains how their reputation for invincibility was earned (and deliberately manipulated) and how it was ultimately shattered.

The role of Spartan women, as mothers and wives, in shaping the warrior ethic is considered, as are the role of uniform and rigorous training in enhancing the small-unit cohesion within the phalanx , and the psychological intimidation of the enemy.

The final chapters chart the course of Sparta's successes through the period of the Persian and Peloponnesian Wars, through the Corinthian and Theban wars of the fourth century BC, which culminated with the shattering military defeats at Leuctra and 2nd Mantinea, and the years of her decline with the Spartans as a source of mercenaries for the wars of other states. 1 vol, 208 pgs 2013 UK, PEN AND SWORD
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1-206250 Fields, Nic AD69: Emperors, Armies & Anarchy With the death of Nero by his own shaky hand, the ill-sorted, ill-starred Julio-Claudian dynasty came to an ignominious end, and Rome was up for the taking. This was 9 June, AD 68. The following year, commonly known as the 'Year of the Four Emperors,' was probably one of Rome's worst. Includes b/w maps and illustrations.

Nero's death threw up a critical question for the Empire. How could a new man occupy the vacant throne in Rome and establish a new dynasty? This situation had never arisen before, since in all previous successions the new emperor had some relation to his predecessor, but the psychotic and paranoid Nero had done away with any eligible relatives.

And how might a new emperor secure his legal position and authority with regards to the Senate and to the army, as well as to those who had a vested interest in the system, the Praetorian Guard? The result was that ambitious and unscrupulous generals of the empire fell into a bloody power struggle to decide who had the right to wear the imperial purple.

Tacitus, in his acid way, remarks that 'one of the secrets of ruling had been revealed: an emperor could be created outside Rome.' This was because imperial authority was ultimately based on control of the military.

Thus, to retain power a player in the game of thrones had to gain an unshakable control over the legions, which were dotted along the fringes of the empire. Of course, this in turn meant that the soldiers themselves could impose their own choice. Indeed, it turned out that even if an emperor gained recognition in Rome, this counted for nothing in the face of opposition from the armies out in the frontier provinces.

It was to take a tumultuous year of civil war and the death of three imperial candidates before a fourth candidate could come out on top, remain there, and establish for himself a new dynasty. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2014 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-205800 Fisher-Bovet, Christelle ARMY AND SOCIETY IN PTOLEMAIC EGYPT This is the only substantial and up-to-date reference work on the Ptolemaic army. Employing Greek and Egyptian papyri and inscriptions, and building on approaches developed in state-formation theory, it offers a coherent account of how the changing structures of the army in Egypt after Alexander's conquest led to the development of an ethnically more integrated society.

A new tripartite division of Ptolemaic history challenges the idea of gradual decline, and emphasizes the reshaping of military structures that took place between c.220 and c.160 BC in response to changes in the nature of warfare, mobilization and demobilization, and financial constraints. An investigation of the socio-economic role played by soldiers permits a reassessment of the cleruchic system and shows how soldiers' associations generated interethnic group solidarity.

By integrating Egyptian evidence, Christelle Fischer-Bovet also demonstrates that the connection between the army and local temples offered new ways for Greeks and Egyptians to interact. Includes 34 b/w illus, four maps, and 28 tables. 1 vol, 472 pgs 2012 UK, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
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1-34900 Fuller, Major-General J F C THE GENERALSHIP OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT Fuller first provides the record of Alexander, and then an analysis of his achievements. End maps, map, b/w illust, index. 1 vol, 320 pgs 1998 LONDON, WORDSWORTH EDITIO
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4-34900 Fuller, Major-General J F C THE GENERALSHIP OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT Fuller first provides the record of Alexander, and then an analysis of his achievements. End maps, map, b/w illust, index. 1 vol, 336 pgs 2004 NY, DA CAPO PRESS
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1-192240 Gabriel, Richard Philip II of Macedonia - Greater Than Alexander Philip II of Macedonia (382-336 BCE), unifier of Greece, author of Greece's first federal constitution, founder of the first territorial state with a centralized administrative structure in Europe, forger of the first Western national army, first great general of the Greek imperial age, strategic and tactical genius, and military reformer who revolutionized warfare in Greece and the West, was one of the greatest captains in the military history of the West. Philip prepared the ground, assembled the resources, conceived the strategic vision, and launched the first modern, tactically sophisticated and strategically capable army in Western military history, making the later victories of his son Alexander possible.

Philip's death marked the passing of the classical age of Greek history and warfare and the beginning of its imperial age. To Philip belongs the title of the first great general of a new age of warfare in the West, an age that he initiated with his introduction of a new instrument of war, the Macedonian phalanx, and the tactical doctrines to ensure its success. As a practitioner of the political art, Philip also had no equal. In all these things, Philip exceeded Alexander's triumphs.

This book establishes Philip's legitimate and deserved place in military history, which, until now, has been largely minimized in favor of his son by the classicist writers who have dominated the field of ancient biography. Richard Gabriel, renowned military historian, has given us the first military biography of Philip II of Macedonia.
1 vol, 324 pgs 2010 US, POTOMAC BOOKS
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1-197620 Gabriel, Richard HANNIBAL: The Military Biography of Rome's Greatest Enemy 12 Maps; Chronology; Notes; Bibliography

The Romans' destruction of Carthage after the Third Punic War erased any Carthaginian historical record of Hannibal's life. What we know of him comes exclusively from Roman historians who had every interest in minimizing his success, exaggerating his failures, and disparaging his character. The charges leveled against Hannibal include greed, cruelty and atrocity, sexual indulgence, and even cannibalism. But even these sources were forced to grudgingly admit to Hannibal's military genius, if only to make their eventual victory over him appear greater.

Yet there is no doubt that Hannibal was the greatest Carthaginian general of the Second Punic War. When he did not defeat them outright, he fought to a standstill the best generals Rome produced, and he sustained his army in the field for sixteen long years without mutiny or desertion. Hannibal was a first-rate tactician, only a somewhat lesser strategist, and the greatest enemy Rome ever faced.

When he at last met defeat at the hands of the Roman general Scipio, it was against an experienced officer who had to strengthen and reconfigure the Roman legion and invent mobile tactics in order to succeed. Even so, Scipio's victory at Zama was against an army that was a shadow of its former self. The battle could easily have gone the other way. 1 vol, 288 pgs 2011 US, POTOMAC BOOKS
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1-68810 Gabriel, Richard GREAT ARMIES OF ANTIQUITY, THE The author examines 18 ancient army systems fromall aspects, includes Sumer, Egypt, Hitties, BibleMitanni, Assyria, Greeks, Romans, Persia, India,Chinese, Arabs, Mongols, Ottomans and more. 1 vol, 372 pgs 2002 WESTPORT, PRAEGER PUBS
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1-72510 Gabriel, Richard MILITARY HISTORY OF ANCIENT ISRAEL, THE An in deapth look at this subject, b/w maps/illustbiblio, index. 1 vol, 360 pgs 2003 WESTPORT, PRAEGER PUBS
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1-88690 Gabriel, Richard A. SCIPIO AFRICANUS:Rome's Greatest General Noted author Richard Gabriel establishes Scipio's proper place as one if not the Greatest General in Rome's history. B/w maps/illust, biblio, index. 1 vol, 272 pgs 2008 US, POTOMAC BOOKS
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1-35560 Gabriel, Richard A. and Boose, Donald Jr. GREAT BATTLES OF ANTIQUITY, THE A strategic & tactical guide to great battles that shaped the development of war from Megiddo, each of 31 campaigns/battles are examined, maps, illust seperate biblio for each. 1 vol, 752 pgs 1995 WESTPORT, GREENWOOD PUBS
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2-74620 Gaebel, Robert E. CAVALRY OPERATIONS IN THE ANCIENT GREEK WORLD The author challenges conventional views of cavalry operations in the ancient Greek World, b/w maps/illust, biblio, index. 1 vol, 368 pgs 2002 NORMAN, UNIV OF OKLAHOMA
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1-902914 Gagelmann, Strassmeir DAS HEER DES VARUS - V1 Numerous color plates and illustrations. Describes in detail the Roman troops, which were completely wiped out in the autumn of 9 AD in the area that the Romans called the Teutoburg Forest, by Germanic insurgents in a battle of encirclement.

The legionaries and auxiliary troops under the command of the Commander of the Army of the Rhine Publius Varus Quinctilius are reconstructed on the basis of the current historical and archaeological research, including consideration of the archaeological finds at the Augustan military camp in Germania and the battlefield at Kalkriese. 1 vol, 72 pgs 2012, GERMANY, BERLIN ZINNFIGUREN
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1-902917 Gagelmann, Strassmeir DAS HEER DES VARUS: Vol. 2 Numerous color plates and illustrations. Describes in detail the Roman troops, which were completely wiped out in the autumn of 9 AD in the area that the Romans called the Teutoburg Forest, by Germanic insurgents in a battle of encirclement.

The legionaries and auxiliary troops under the command of the Commander of the Army of the Rhine Publius Varus Quinctilius are reconstructed on the basis of the current historical and archaeological research, including consideration of the archaeological finds at the Augustan military camp in Germania and the battlefield at Kalkriese. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2012, GERMANY, BERLIN ZINNFIGUREN
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1-902919 Gagelmann, Strassmeir DAS FRANKISCHE HEER DER MEROWINGERZEIT: Vol. 1 The Frankish army of the Merovingian: Volume 1.

Numerous color plates and illustrations. Describes in detail Franks, Alemanni, Burgundians, Thuringians and Bavarians, 5th to 8th century AD. Part 1 contains clothing, dress accessories, personal equipment, and weapons.

Contents: Historical background principles of reconstruction costumes and costume accessories - Clothing and textile colors - decorative techniques - garment clasps (brooches) - Jewelry - Shoes - Belt - Belt Bags and Bag Frames - Personal equipment - water bottles - hair and beard protection. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2012, GERMANY, BERLIN ZINNFIGUREN
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1-195013 Gleeson, Warren and Evans, Mike CLASH OF EMPIRES: Kingdom of Heaven (Crusades) Kingdom of Heaven is the third source book for Clash of Empires and covers the era of the Crusades. The book is split into three parts, with each focusing on a specific time period and series of battles and combatants. Also includes superbly painted miniatures, more than 40 army lists, and variants.

DEUS VULT

In a time of vicious religious intolerance, Pope Urban II launches a Crusade to cleanse Palestine and free Eastern Christians from Muslim rule. This section features a concise historical overview and army lists plus variants including: Early Crusaders, Latin Kingdoms of the East, Byzantine Empire, Great Seljuk Empire, Fatimid Egyptians, Zengids, and the Ayyubids under Saladin.

THERE IS NO CONQUEROR SAVE GOD

The second part opens with the reverberations across Europe following the fall of Constantinople and charts further conflict over Jerusalem and the invasions of the Mongols. Includes lists for Later Crusaders, Francocracy, Italian Maritime Republics, Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia, Byzantine Successors, Ayyubid Successors, Mamluks and the Mongols.

THE PERPETUAL CRUSADE

The final section deals with the mid-12th century forays by Christian Crusaders into the Baltic region in a series of conflicts that lasted over 200 years and gave birth to the legend of Alexander Nevsky. It features lists for Northern and Scandinavian Crusaders, Ordensstaat (Teutonic Order), Baltic Nations and the Republic of Novgorod. 1 vol, 128 pgs 2013 UK, GREAT ESCAPE GAMES
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2-65240 Goldsworthy, Adrian PUNIC WARS, THE A thoroughly engrossing account in grand narrativestyle by an impressive new historian of Romanwarfare, b/w maps/illust, biblio, index. 1 vol, 352 pgs 2002 LONDON, CASSELL LTD
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1-66003 Goldsworthy, Adrian ROMAN WARFARE Part of the Cassell 'History of Warfare' series, 1 vol, 224 pgs 2000 UK, CASSELL COMPANY
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2-67720 Goldsworthy, Adrian FIELDS OF BATTLE:Cannae New series from CASSEL, in deapth study usingprimary sources, excellent color maps, similar instyle to a Osprey Campaign book, more pages. 1 vol, 200 pgs 2001 LONDON, CASSEL
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1-72590 Goldsworthy, Adrian COMPLETE ROMAN ARMY, THE 8x10, 150+ b/w illust, 100+ color illust. The Roman army was one of the most successful fighting forces in history. Its organization and tactics were highly advanced and were unequaled until the modern era. Spectacular monuments to its perseverance and engineering skill are still visible today, most notably Hadrian's Wall and the siege works around the fortress of Masada.

This book is the first to examine in detail not just the early imperial army but also the citizens' militia of the Republic and the army of the later Empire. The unprecedented scope and longevity of Roman military success is placed in the context of ordinary soldiers' daily lives, whether spent in the quiet routine of a peaceful garrison or in arduous campaign and violent combat. Key battles and tactics are described, and there are brief biographies of the great commanders.

Drawing on archaeology, ancient art, and original documentary sources, this book presents the most convincing history ever published of the Roman army. 1 vol, 224 pgs 2011 NY, THAMES & HUDSON
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2-72590 Goldsworthy, Adrian COMPLETE ROMAN ARMY, THE 8x10, 150+ b/w illust, 100+ color illust,The Roman army was one of the most successful fighting forces in history. Its organization and tactics were highly advanced and were unequaled until the modern era. Spectacular monuments to its perseverance and engineering skill are still visible today, most notably Hadrian's Wall and the siegeworks around the fortress of Masada.

This book is the first to examine in detail not just the early imperial army but also the citizens' militia of the Republic and the army of the later Empire. The unprecedented scope and longevity of Roman military success is placed in the context of ordinary soldiers' daily lives, whether spent in the quiet routine of a peaceful garrison or in arduous campaign and violent combat. Key battles and tactics are described, and there are brief biographies of the great commanders.

Drawing on archaeology, ancient art, and original documentary sources, this book presents the most convincing history ever published of the Roman army.

1 vol, 224 pgs 2003 NY, THAMES & HUDSON
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2-73720 Goldsworthy, Adrian IN THE NAME OF ROME:Men Who Won The Roman Empire From Caesar to Trajan, the men and their campaigns 1 vol, 480 pgs 2004 UK, PHOENIX BOOKS
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1-666116 Gonzalez, Jose LA BATALLA DE FARSALIA 49 a.C. At the battle of Pharsalus, an outnumbered Julio Cesar defeated Gnaeus Pompey, who might have won with a better battle deployment and plan -- specifically, a Spanish legion of 5300 who were never ordered into battle and spent the day immobile. 1 vol, 88 pgs 2016 SPAIN, ALMENA
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1-195460 Gonzalez, Julio Rodriguez LA RESISTENCIA HISPANIA CONTRA ROMA Illustrated with b/w and color illustrations and maps. 1 vol, 350 pgs 2011 SPAIN, ALMENA EDICIONES
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1-203930 Grainger, John ROME, PARTHIA & INDIA: The Violent Emergence of a New World Order 150-140 BC Between 152 and 138 BC a series of wars from Africa to India produced a radically new geopolitical situation. In 150 Rome was confined to the western Mediterranean, and the largest state was the Seleukid Empire. By 140 Rome had spread to the borders of Asia Minor and the Seleukid Empire was confined to Syria. The new great power in the Middle East was Parthia, stretching from Babylonia to Baktria. These two divided the western world between them until the Arab conquests in the seventh century AD.

These wars have generally been treated separately, but they were connected. The crisis began in Syria with the arrival of the pretender Alexander Balas; his example was copied by Andriskos in Macedon, formerly in Seleukid service; the reaction of Rome to defiance in Macedon, Greece and Africa produced conquest and destruction. The preoccupation of Seleukid kings with holding on to their thrones allowed Mithradates I of Parthia to conquer Iran and Babylonia and in Judaea an insurrection was partly successful.

Mithradates was able conquer in part because his other enemy, Baktria, was preoccupied with the nomad invasions which led to the destruction of Ai Khanum. One of the reasons for the nomad success in Baktria was the siphoning off of Greek strength into India, where a major expedition in these very years briefly conquered and sacked the old Indian imperial capital of Pataliputra.

In the process, the great cities of Carthage, Corinth, Ai Khanum, and Pataliputra were destroyed, while Antioch and Seleukeia-on-the-Tigris were extensively damaged. John Grainger's lucid narrative shows how these seismic events, stretching from India to the Western Meditteranean, interconnected to recast the ancient world. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2013 UK, PEN AND SWORD
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1-210380 Grainger, John HELLENISTIC AND ROMAN NAVAL WARS 336BC - 31BC Huge resources were poured into maintaining fleets not only as symbols of prestige but as means of projecting real military power across the Mediterranean arena. Taking the period between Alexander the Great's conquests and the Battle of Actium, this analyses the developments in naval technology and tactics, the uses and limitations of sea power, and the differing strategies of the various powers. He shows, for example, how the Rhodians and the Romans eschewed the ever-larger monster galleys favored by most Hellenistic monarchs in favor of smaller vessels. 1 vol, 224 pgs 2015 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-210410 Grainger, John THE FALL OF THE SELEUKID EMPIRE 187-75 BC The concluding part of the history of the Seleukids traces the tumultuous last century of their empire. Riven by dynastic disputes, secessions, rebellions, religiously-inspired insurrection of the Jewish Maccabees, civil war, and the external invasion from Egypt in the West and the Parthians in the East. By the 80s BC, the empire was disintegrating, internally fractured, and squeezed by the converging expansionist powers of Rome and Parthia. A fitting, dramatic, and colorful conclusion to a masterful account of this once-mighty empire. 1 vol, 240 pgs 2015 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-206580 Grainger, John D THE RISE OF THE SELEUKID EMPIRE (323-223 BC): Seleukos I to Seleukos III The Seleukid kingdom was the largest state in the world for a century and more between Alexander's death and the rise of Rome. It was ruled for all that time by a succession of able kings, but broke down twice, before eventually succumbing to dynastic rivalries, and simultaneous external invasions and internal grasps for independence.

The first king, Seleukos I, established a pattern of rule which was unusually friendly towards his subjects, and his policies promoted the steady growth of wealth and population in many areas which had been depopulated when he took them over. In particular the dynasty was active in founding cities from Asia Minor to Central Asia. Its work set the social and economic scene of the Middle East for many centuries to come. Yet these kings had to be warriors too as they defended their realm from jealous neighbors.

The first volume relates the remarkable twists of fortune and daring that saw Seleukos, an officer in an elite guard unit, emerge from the wars of the diadochi (Alexander's successors) in control of the largest and richest part of the empire of the late Alexander the Great. After his conquests and eventual murder, we then see how his successors continued his policies, including the repeated wars with the Ptolemaic rules of Egypt over control of Syria. The volume ends with the deep internal crisis and the wars of the brothers, which left only a single member of the dynasty alive in 223 BC. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2014 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-208520 Grainger, John D THE SELEUKID EMPIRE OF ANTIOCHUS III: 223-187 BC The second volume in John Grainger's history of the Seleukid Empire is devoted to the reign of Antiochus III. Too often remembered only as the man who lost to the Romans at Magnesia, Antiochus is here revealed as one of the most powerful and capable rulers of the age. Having emerged from civil war in 223 as the sole survivor of the Seleukid dynasty, he shouldered the burdens of a weakened and divided realm.

Though defeated by Egypt in the Fourth Syrian War, he gradually restored full control over the empire. His great Eastern campaign took Macedonian arms back to India for the first time since Alexander's day and, returning west, he went on to conquer Thrace and finally wrest Syria from Ptolemaic control.

Then came intervention in Greece and the clash with Rome leading to the defeat at Magnesia and the restrictive Peace of Apamea. Despite this, Antiochus remained ambitious, campaigning in the East again; when he died in 187 BC the empire was still one of the most powerful states in the world. 1 vol, 240 pgs 2015 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-203940 Grainger, John D. THE WARS OF THE MACCABEES By the early second century BC, Israel had long been under the rule of the Hellenistic Seleucid Empire. But the policy of deliberate Hellenization and suppression of Jewish religious practices by Antiochus IV, sparked a revolt in 167 BC which was led initially by Judah Maccabee and later by his brothers and their descendants. Relying on guerrilla tactics the growing insurrection repeatedly took on the sophisticated might of the Seleucid army with mixed, but generally successful, results, establishing the Maccabees as the Hasmonean Dynasty of rulers over a once-more independent Israel. (It is Judah Maccabee's ritual cleansing of the Temple after his victories over the Seleucids that is celebrated by Jews every year at Hannukah).

Internal disputes weakened the revived state, however, and it eventually fell victim to the Romans who replaced the Seleucids as the local superpower. John D Grainger explains the causes of the revolt and traces the course of the various campaigns of the Maccabees, first against the Seleucids and then the Romans who captured Jerusalem in 63BC and partitioned the kingdom. The last chapters consider the continued Jewish resistance to Roman rule and factional fighting, until the crowning of Herod, marked the end of the Hasmonean dynasty. Includes 19 b/w photos and 4 maps. 1 vol, 224 pgs 2013 UK, PEN AND SWORD
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1-203950 Grainger, John D. ROMAN CONQUESTS: Egypt and Judaea Egypt was the last of the Macedonian Successor states to be swallowed up by Roman expansion. The Ptolemaic rulers had allied themselves to Rome while their rivals went down fighting. However, Cleopatra's famous love affair with Marc Antony ensured she was on the wrong side of the Roman civil war between him and Octavian (later to become Caesar Augustus). After the defeat of Antony and Cleopatra at the naval battle of Actium, Octavian swiftly brought it under direct Roman control, though it took several campaigns to fully subjugate the whole country. These campaigns have previously been largely neglected.

Judaea was a constant source of trouble for the Romans, as it had been for the Seleucids, the previous overlords of the region. The Romans at first were content to rule through client kings like the infamous Herod but were increasingly sucked in to direct military involvement to suppress religiously inspired revolts.

Like the other volumes in this series, this book gives a clear narrative of the course of these campaigns, explaining how the Roman war machine coped with formidable new foes and the challenges of unfamiliar terrain and climate. Specially commissioned color plates by the renowned Graham Sumner bring the main troop types vividly to life in meticulously researched detail.

8pp color plates, including 4 specially-commissioned artworks. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2013 UK, PEN AND SWORD
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1-74060 Grainger, John D. ROMAN WAR OF ANTIOCHOS THE GREAT, THE The first detailed study of the collision of Romeand the Seleukid kingdom & the Battle of Magnesia189 BC, maps, notes, biblio, index. 1 vol, 400 pgs 2002 LEIDEN, BRILL PUBLISHERS
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1-57580 Grant, Michael COLLAPSE AND RECOVERY OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE, THE A gripping account of the rebirth of the RomanEmpire from its collapse in the mid 3rd Century,b/w illust, seven maps, biblio, index. 1 vol, 144 pgs 1999 NY, ROUTLEDGE
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2-67820 Greatrex, Geoffrey & Lieu, Samuel N.C. THE ROMAN EASTERN FRONTIER AND THE PERSIAN WARS AD363-628 Late Antiquity was an eventful period on the eastern frontier of the Roman empire. From the failure of the Emperor Julian's invasion of Persia in 363 AD to the overwhelming victory of the Emperor Heraclius in 628, the Romans and Persians were engaged in almost constant conflict.

This book, sequel to the volume covering the years 226-363 AD, provides translations of key texts on relations between the opposing sides, taken from a wide range of sources. Many have never before been available in a modern language, and all are fully set in context with expert commentary and extensive annotation. 1 vol, 408 pgs 2007 LONDON, ROUTLEDGE
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1-16970 Green, Peter ALEXANDER OF MACEDON:356-323 B.C. Excellent narrative of this genius of warfare, B/W illust, maps, biblio, index 1 vol, 650 pgs 1997 BERKLEY, UNIV OF CALIF.
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1-43570 Green, Peter GRECO-PERSIAN WARS, THE Excellent account of the Persian invasion of Greece, starting with Thermopylae and extending to major Greek naval victory at Salamis. B/w illust, 12 maps, bibliography, index. 1996 reprint. 1 vol, 356 pgs 1996 BERKLEY, UNIV OF CALIFORNIA
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2-43570 Green, Peter GRECO-PERSIAN WARS, THE:Year Of Salamis 480-479 BC Excellent account of the major Greek naval victory over the Persians, b/w illust, (15) maps, biblio 1 vol, 356 pgs 1996 BERKLEY, UNIV OF CALIFORN
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2-35650 Greenough, Dr. Phillip and Forest, Andrei ANCIENT WARRIOR, VOLUME #1: Winter 1994/1995 This is the only issue ever published of Ancient Warrior. This volume includes the Roman Army and the Samnite wars, Britannia and Arthur, and the Army of Manco Inca. Includes eight color plates, plus b/w illustrations. 1 vol, 48 pgs 1994 UK, MONVERT PUBLICATIONS
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2-12580 Greer, John P. ARMIES AND ENEMIES OF ANCIENT CHINA: 1027BC-1286AD Organization, tactics, dress, and weapons, b/w illust 1 vol, 120 pgs 1976 UK, WRG PRODUCTIONS
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1-17920 Griffith, G.T. MERCENARIES OF THE HELLENISTIC WORLD Covers the use by Macedonia, the Greek League and City States, Ptolemies, Seleucids, Pontus, Sicily. 1 vol, 340 pgs 1984 CHICAGO, ARES PUBLISHERS
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3-94800 Hackett, General Sir John editor WARFARE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD 8.5x11 format color illust by Peter Connolly. Chpton Assyrians, Greeks, Persians, Macedonian, Roman.Biblio, index. 1 vol, 256 pgs 1989 LONDON, SIDGWICK & JACKSO
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1-196500 Hale, John R LORDS OF THE SEA: The Epic Story of the Athenian Navy and the Birth of Democracy The navy created by the people of Athens in ancient Greece was one of the finest fighting forces in the world and the model for national navies that followed. Its defeat of the Persian fleet at Salamis in 480 BC launched an Athenian Golden Age that would last until the rise of Philip of Macedonia and Alexander the Great. Historian and archaeologist John Hale here presents a gripping history of the battles, the fighting ships, and the men-from extraordinary leaders to seductive rogues-who established Athens's supremacy. 1 vol, 395 pgs 2009 US, PENGUIN
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1-194910 Hanson, Victor Davis MAKERS OF ANCIENT STRATEGY: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome In this prequel to the now-classic Makers of Modern Strategy, historian Victor Davis Hanson gathers prominent thinkers to explore key facets of warfare, strategy, and foreign policy in the Greco-Roman world and show how surprisingly relevant the military thinking and policies of the ancient Greeks and Romans are to the modern world.

The book reveals that much of the organized violence witnessed today -- such as counterterrorism, urban fighting, insurgencies, preemptive war, and ethnic cleansing -- has ample precedent in the classical era. The essays examine the preemption and unilateralism used to instill democracy during Epaminondas's great invasion of the Peloponnesus in 369 BC, as well as the counterinsurgency and terrorism that characterized Rome's battles with insurgents such as Spartacus, Mithridates, and the Cilician pirates. The collection looks at the urban warfare that became increasingly common as more battles were fought within city walls, and follows the careful tactical strategies of statesmen as diverse as Pericles, Demosthenes, Alexander, Pyrrhus, Caesar, and Augustus.

The contributors are Hanson, David L. Berkey, Adrian Goldsworthy, Peter J. Heather, Tom Holland, Donald Kagan, John W. I. Lee, Susan Mattern, Barry Strauss, and Ian Worthington. 1 vol, 278 pgs 2010 US, Princeton University Press
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1-26770 Hanson, Victor Davis WESTERN WAY OF WAR, THE:Infantry Battle in Greece Account of the use of Infantry in Classical Greece biblio, index. 1 vol, 303 pgs 2001 BERKLEY, UNIV OF CALIFORN
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1-81360 Hanson, Victor Davis WAR LIKE NO OTHER:Athenians vs Spartans How the Athenians fought the Spartans in thePeloponnesian War, a colorful account by a masterof Ancient Greek History, he offers a detailedaccount of all aspects the warfare, biblio, index. 1 vol, 415 pgs 2005 US, RANDOM HOUSE
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1-211190 Harrel, John S THE NISIBIS WAR: The Defence of the Roman East AD 337-363 The war of 337-363 (which the author dubs the 'Nisibis War'), was an exception to the traditional Roman reliance on a strategic offensive to bring about a decisive battle. Instead, the Emperor Constantius II adopted a defensive strategy and conducted a mobile defense based upon small frontier (limitanei) forces defending fortified cities, supported by limited counteroffensives by the Field Army of the East.

These methods successfully checked Persian assaults for 24 years. However, when Julian became emperor his access to greater resources tempted him to abandon mobile defense in favor of a major invasion aimed at regime change in Persia. Although he reached the Persian capital, Ctesiphon, he failed to take it, was decisively defeated in battle and killed. The Romans subsequently resumed and refined the mobile defense, allowing the Eastern provinces to survive the fall of the Western Empire.

A strategic, operational, tactical, and logistical analysis of these campaigns and battles, and highlighting their long-term significance. 1 vol, 288 pgs 2016 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-16840 Hart, Liddell, B.H. SCIPIO AFRICANUS, GREATER THAN NAPOLEON The General who never lost to Hannibal, this is the best account of Hannibal's adversary, index. 1 vol, 288 pgs 1992 LONDON, GREENHILL BOOKS
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2-16840 Hart, Liddell, B.H. SCIPIO AFRICANUS, GREATER THAN NAPOLEON The General who never lost to Hannibal, this is the best account of Hannibal's adversary, index. 1 vol, 304 pgs 2004 NY, DA CAPO PRESS
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2-25230 Hassig, Ross AZTEC WARFARE: Imperial Expansion and Political Control Author describes the training, organization, use of weapons, campaigns and more. Includes black and white illustrations, maps, chapter notes, extensive bibliography, and index. 1 vol, 404 pgs 1995 NORMAN, UNIV OF OKLAHOMA
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1-28340 Healey, Mark illust by Richard Hook KING DAVID:Warlord of Israel Heroes & Warriors series, b/w illust, maps, line drawings, (4) color plates. 1 vol, 48 pgs 1989 POOLE, FIREBIRD BOOKS
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1-28350 Healey, Mark illust by Richard Hook JOSHUA:Conqueror of Canaan Heroes & Warriors series, b/w illust, maps, line drawings, (4) color plates. 1 vol, 48 pgs 1989 POOLE, FIREBIRD BOOKS
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2-33510 Heckel, Waldemar MARSHALS OF ALEXANDER'S EMPIRE Details the lives of more than 130 of the officers who served Alexander the Great, A blend of biography and prosopography that sheds light on some of the most dynamic individuals of the age of Alexander. Includes their career progress, rivalries with one another, and influence on Alexander. Includes b/w maps, several appendices, extensive biblio, and index of officers. 1 vol, 448 pgs 2012 US, ROUTLEDGE PUBLISHING
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2-17980 Herzog, Chaim and Gichon, Mordechai BATTLES OF THE BIBLE A modern military evaluation of the Old Testament, 36 maps, 32 pgs of color, b/w illust, index. 1 vol, 320 pgs 2002 LONDON, GREENHILL BOOKS
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1-72620 Hildinger, Erik SWORDS AGAINST THE SENATE:Rise of the Roman Army The author describes the first three decades of Rome's century-long civil war that transformed it from a republic to a imperial autocracy, and Roman fought Roman, b/w illust/maps, biblio, index. 1 vol, 258 pgs 2001 NY,
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1-43030 Hodgkin, Thomas intro by Tim Newark HUNS, VANDALS AND THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE A classic account of the collapse of the Roman Empire, analysis of the campaigns of Attila, b/w maps/illust, biblio, index. 1 vol, 816 pgs 1996 LONDON, GREENHILL BOOKS
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1-203490 Hoffmann, Brigitta THE ROMAN INVASION OF BRITAIN: Archaeology Versus History Hoffman compares the historical sources covering the Roman conquest of Britain with the often contradictory archaeological evidence. In the process, she challenges the conventional wisdom about a number of major events or episodes, including Caesar's incursions, Claudius' invasion, and Boudicca's revolt. First she presents the accepted narrative as derived from historical sources and then presents the archaeological evidence for the same.

This book contains surprising and controversial conclusions that will appeal to the general reader as well as those studying or teaching courses on ancient history or archaeology. Includes 16 pages of color plates plus b/w maps and diagrams. 1 vol, 208 pgs 2013 UK, PEN and SWORD
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1-56190 Holder, P.A. ROMAN ARMY IN BRITAIN A systematic analysis of the units, the men andtheir duties; appendix of a short history of everyunit that served in Britain, b/w maps/plans/illustchpt notes, index. 1 vol, 173 pgs 1982 LONDON, B.T. BATSFORD LTD
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1-73770 Holland, Tom RUBICON:The Last Years Of The Roman Republic Splendid account of the death of the Republic, agreat one-volume narrative history, b/w maps,chpt notes, biblio, index. 1 vol, 408 pgs 2003 NY, DOUBLEDAY
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1-84820 Holt, Frank L. INTO THE LAND OF BONES:Alexander's Afghan Campaign The fullest narrative of Alexander's campaigns in Afghanistan and should be compared to today's battle for the region, notes, biblio, index. 1 vol, 242 pgs 2006 US, UNIV OF CALIFORNIA
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1-193170 Hughes, Ian Stilicho: The Vandal Who Saved Rome 11 b/w illustrations, 40 color photos, 22 maps.

The period of history in which Stilicho lived was one of the most turbulent in European history. The Western Empire was finally giving way under pressure from external threats, especially from Germanic tribes crossing the Rhine and Danube, as well as from seemingly ever-present internal revolts and rebellions.

Stilicho is one of the major figures in the history of the Late Roman Empire and his actions following the death of the emperor Theodosius the Great in 395 may have helped to permanently divide the Western and Eastern halves of the Roman Empire on a permanent basis. Yet he is also the individual who helped maintain the integrity of the West before the rebellion of Constantine III in Britain and the crossing of the Rhine by a major force of Vandals, Sueves and Alans - both in AD 406 - set the scene for both his downfall and execution in 408 and the later disintegration of the West. Despite his role in this fascinating and crucial period of history, there is no other full-length biography of him in print.

Ian Hughes describes his attempts to save both the Western Empire and even Rome itself from the attacks of Alaric the Goth and other barbarian invaders. 1 vol, 288 pgs 2010 UK, PEN & SWORD BOOKS
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1-198600 Hughes, Ian AETIUS - Attila's Nemesis In AD 453 Attila, with a huge force composed of Huns, allies and vassals drawn from his already-vast empire, was rampaging westward across Gaul (essentially modern France), then still nominally part of the Western Roman Empire. Laying siege to Orleans, he was only a few days march from extending his empire from the Eurasian steppe to the Atlantic. He was brought to battle on the Cataluanian Plain and defeated by a coalition hastily assembled and led by Aetius. Who was this man that saved Western Europe from the Hunnic yoke? While Attila is a household name, his nemesis remains relatively obscure. 32 photos in 16 page plate section, 14 maps. 1 vol, 30 pgs 2012 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-204460 Hughes, Ian IMPERIAL BROTHERS: Valentinian, Valens and the Disaster at Adrianople The latest of Ian Hughes' Late Roman biographies here tackles the careers of the brother emperors, Valentinian and Valens. Valentian was selected and proclaimed as emperor in AD 364, when the Empire was still reeling from the disastrous defeat and death in battle of Julian the Apostate (363) and the short reign of his murdered successor, Jovian (364).

With the Empire weakened and vulnerable to a victorious Persia in the East and opportunistic Germanic tribes along the Rhine and Danube frontiers, not to mention usurpers and rebellions within, it was not an enviable position. Valentian decided the responsibility had to be divided (not for the first or last time) and appointed his brother as his co-emperor to rule the eastern half of the Empire.

Valentinian went on to stabilize the Western Empire, quelling revolt in North Africa, defeating the 'Barbarian Conspiracy' that attacked Britain in 367 and conducting successful wars against the Germanic Alemanni, Quadi and Saxons; he is remembered by history as a strong and successful Emperor. Valens on the other hand, fare less well and is most remembered for his (mis)treatment of the Goths who sought refuge within the Empire's borders from the westward-moving Huns.

Valens mishandling of this situation led to the Battle of Adrianople in 378, where he was killed and Rome suffered one of the worst defeats in her long history, often seen as the 'beginning of the end' for the Western Roman empire. Ian Hughes, by tracing the careers of both men in tandem, compares their achievements and analyzes the extent to which they deserve the contrasting reputations handed down by history. includes 16 pages of plates and 10 b/w maps. 1 vol, 208 pgs 2013 UK, PEN AND SWORD
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1-207520 Hutchinson, Godfrey SPARTA: Unfit for Empire The end of the Peloponnesian War saw Sparta emerge as the dominant power in the Greek world. Had she used this position wisely her hegemony might have been secure. As it was, she embarked on actions that her former allies, Thebes and Corinth, refused to support. The rise of Thebes as a threatening power to Sparta's control of Greece was largely the result of the brilliant exploits of Epaminondas and Pelopidas whose obvious examination of Spartan tactics allowed them to provide counters to them.

The focus is upon the strategic and tactical elements of warfare in a period almost wholly coinciding with the reign of the brilliant commander, Agesilaos, one of the joint kings of Sparta, who campaigned successfully into his 80s. Includes 8 ages of plates and 14 maps. 1 vol, 320 pgs 2015 UK, FRONTLINE BOOKS
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1-86790 Hutchinson, Godfrey ATTRITION:Aspects of Command in the Peloponnesian Essentially a struggle between a sea power and a land power, it descended into a grim struggle. B/w illust/maps, appendices, biblio, index. 1 vol, 328 pgs 2006 UK, SPELLMOUNT PUBLISHING
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1-33940 Hyland, Ann TRAINING THE ROMAN CAVALRY:From Arrian's Tactica The author uses her experience as a horse trainer to expand on Arrian's 'Tactica', b/w illust, index 1 vol, 204 pgs 1997 LONDON, GRANGE PUBLISHING
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1-190780 Inker, Peter CAESAR'S GALLIC TRIUMPH:Alesia 52BC 6x9, in this first full-length study in recent times the author reconstructs the battle in detail, combining ancient & modern sources and evidence derived from archaeological research. Biblio/index 1 vol, 192 pgs 2008 UK, PEN & SWORD BOOKS
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1-199520 James, Elizabeth and English, Stephen CONSTANTINE THE GREAT GENERAL - A Military Biography Constantine the Great is a titanic figure in Roman, and indeed world history. Most famed for making Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire (and thus ensuring its survival and spread), and for moving the seat of imperial rule to 'New Rome' (Constantinople), he is most often studied for his religious and political impact. But it is often forgotten that his power and success was made possible by the use of armed force, in an impressive military career which is well worthy of study in its own right. Constantine won victories over external barbarian armies as well as defeating the Roman armies of his internal rivals in civil war.

Elizabeth James sets the scene with a discussion of the nature of the Roman army as it emerged and evolved from from the Third Century Crisis, describing the make up of the armies, their weapons and tactics, and the impact of Constantine's policies and reforms. She then examines each of Constantine's campaigns and battles, (including the British campaign which led to his proclamation as emperor at York) to show that he deserves to be remembered as a great general as well as a great emperor. This will be a welcome study of a neglected facet of this historical colossus. 1 vol, 192 pgs 2012 UK, PEN AND SWORD
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1-37880 Jimenez, Ramon L. CAESAR AGAINST THE CELTS The author describes each of Caesar's campaigns against Gaul, Britain and Germany, this work also reflects the results of modern research, 32 pages of illust/drawings, biblio, index. 1 vol, 285 pgs 2003 EDISON, BOOK SALES INC
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4-37880 Jimenez, Ramon L. CAESAR AGAINST THE CELTS The author describes each of Caesar's campaigns against Gaul, Britain and Germany, this work also reflects the results of modern research, 32 pages of illust/drawings, biblio, index. 1 vol, 304 pgs 1995 NY, SARPEDEON PUBLISHERS
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1-61730 Jimenez, Ramon L. CAESAR AGAINST ROME:The Great Roman Civil War Well written analysis of the four years startingwith Caesar's crossing of the Rubicon in 49BC,covers all the major campaigns, maps, chpt notes.biblio, index. 1 vol, 282 pgs 2000 WESTPORT, PRAGER PRESS
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1-70380 Jones, Dilwyn BOATS: In Ancient Egypt Detailed history of Egyptian Boats, covers both the construction and use, 100+ b/w drawings/illust, eight color pages, glossary, biblio, index. An oldie but a goodie. 1 vol, 96 pgs 1995 AUSTIN, UNIV OF TEXAS
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1-203630 Jones, Rebecca ROMAN CAMPS IN BRITAIN Expanding and maintaining the Roman empire required military might. While considerable research has been undertaken on Roman frontiers, fortresses, and forts, Roman camps, the subject of this book, are one of the bridesmaids of the study of the fortifications of the Roman army, and were the most basic form of accommodation, occupied for a very limited period of time. Although only occupied for a short period, a number of camp sites have survived the ravages of time to tell us something of the movements and activities of the Roman army in provinces around the empire.

Temporary Roman camp sites have now been recorded the length and breadth of the Roman Empire, but the area with the largest number of recognized camps is that of the island of Britain, with nearly 500 now known.

This book commences with a brief general overview of the Roman conquest of Britain and an explanation of what the Roman camps were used for, with a look at layout, orientation and holding capacity. The second half of the book focuses on the archaeology of Roman camps in Britain, with an explanation of how we know what we know, and looking at the reuse and survival of these structures. The author then considers the relatively recent extensive excavations at Kintore in Aberdeenshire and looks at the distribution of camps and how our archaeological understanding can help interpret their chronology and context. 1 vol, 160 pgs 2013 UK, AMBERLY BOOKS
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1-34490 Judson, H.P. CAESAR'S ARMY Study of the Roman Military during the last days of the Republic, many b/w illust and maps, biblio, index. Excellent work, long out-of-print. 1 vol, 128 pgs 1994 CHICAGO, ARES PUBLISHERS
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1-202070 Karunanithy, David THE MACEDONIAN WAR MACHINE: 359-281 BC The army that emerged from the reforms of Philip II of Macedon proved to be without equal in the period covered and one of the most successful in the whole of the ancient period. Much has been written on aspects of Macedonian warfare, particularly the generalship of it's most famous proponent, Alexander the Great, yet many studies retread the same paths and draw conclusion on the same narrow evidential base, while leaving important aspects and sources of information untouched. David Karunanithy concentrates on filling the gaps in existing studies, presenting and studying evidence frequently overlooked or ignored.

The book is divided into four sections, each presenting a wealth of detail on various aspects: Preparation (including chapters on training techniques, various aspects of arms and armour production and supply and the provision and management of cavalry mounts); Support (eg non-combatant specialists, bridge building, field engineering, construction of field camps and little-known combat units in Asia); Dress and Battle Equipment (drawing on much neglected evidence and including such details as officers' plumes, wreaths and finger rings); Alexander's Veterans and Life on Campaign (the Silver Shields; baggage trains and personal kit, servants and families, camp life and recreation). In addition there are useful appendices summarizing evidence for the appearance of troops.

Karunanithy analyses this wealth of detail with real insight, for example suggesting that in some areas, such as the use of marching camps, the Macedonian influence on Roman armies has been underestimated. His meticulous research allows a much fuller portrait to be painted of this awesome war machine. This is an absolute must-have for anyone with an interest in the armies of Alexander and his Successors. 3 maps, 16pp. plates, approx. 30 b/w drawings. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2013 US, PEN AND SWORD
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1-198320 Keaveney, Arthur THE PERSIAN INVASIONS OF GREECE In 490 BC, Darius I, King of Persia and the most powerful man in the known world, led a massive invasion army (so great it was said to drink rivers dry as it passed) to punish the interference of some minor states beyond the western borders of his huge empire in what is today modern Greece. The resultant clash at Marathon pitting the heavily outmanned armies of Athens and Plataea against the Persians was a disaster for Darius and one of the most remarkable victories in all military history. The Persians were forced to withdraw and plot an even bigger expedition to conquer Athens and all of Greece once and for all.

The second invasion came ten years later under Darius's successor, Xerxes. This led to the legendary last stand of the Spartan King Leonidas at Thermopylae, the sacking of Athens, and the famous naval clash at Salamis, which saved Greece. The following year, 479 BC, saw the remaining Persian forces driven from mainland Greece at the epic, yet strangely less famous battle of Plataea, one of the largest pitched battles of ancient history. This book reexamines these momentous, epic events from both Greek and Persian perspectives to give a full and balanced account based on the most recent research. 1 vol, 144 pgs 2011 UK, PEN AND SWORD
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1-21010 Keppie, Lawrence MAKING OF THE ROMAN ARMY, THE Details the growth of the Roman Army, Republican legions to Imperial army, b/w drawings, plates. 1 vol, 271 pgs 1998 NORMAN, UNIV OF OKLAHOMA
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1-51150 Kincaid, C.A. SUCCESSORS OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT Military accounts of Ptolemy I, Pyrrhus of Epirus,Hiero of Syracuse & Antiochus III, b/w maps. 1 vol, 192 pgs 1985 CHAICAGO, ARES PUBLISHING
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1-37860 Krentz, P. and Wheeler, E. editors POLYAENUS:The Stratagems of War V1 & V2 An account of the ways of war used by the Greeks, a quick-witted narration of Greeks outsmarting each other, illust, index. 2 vol, 1091 pgs 1995 CHIGAGO, ARES PUBLISHERS
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1-84910 Kulikowski, Michael ROME'S GOTHIC WARS:Third Century until Alric Well written account of the Goths from the EmperoConstanine to the Sack of Rome in 410 AD; synopsisof the main events, characters and consequences;critical overview of source material, index. 1 vol, 225 pgs 2006 US, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY
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1-66688 Lago, Jose CANNAE 216 BC The Battle of Cannae was a major battle of the Second Punic War, which took place on August 2, 216 BC near the town of Cannae in Apulia in southeast Italy. The army of Carthage under Hannibal decisively defeated a numerically superior army of the Roman Republic under command of the consuls Lucius Aemilius Paullus and Gaius Terentius Varro. It is regarded as one of the greatest tactical feats in military history and, in numbers killed, the second greatest defeat of Rome (second to the Battle of Arausio).

Having recovered from their previous losses at Trebia (218 BC) and Trasimene (217 BC), the Romans decided to engage Hannibal at Cannae, with roughly 86,000 Roman and allied troops. The Romans massed their heavy infantry in a deeper formation than usual while Hannibal utilized the double-envelopment tactic. This was so successful that the Roman army was effectively destroyed as a fighting force. Following the Battle of Cannae, Capua and several other Italian city-states defected from the Roman Republic to Carthage. 1 vol, 110 pgs 2013 SPAIN, ALMENA EDICIONES
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1-66641 Lago, Jose illust by Angel G. Pinto TRAJANO:Las Campanas de un Emperador Hispano 'Osprey' type book with (8) color plates with several figures per plate, many b/w illust/maps, covers the battles/campaigns. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2008 SPAIN, ALMENA EDICIONES
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1-196000 Lazenby SPARTAN ARMY If you enjoyed the 2006 movie, 300, or the 1962 movie, 300 Spartans, find out about the real Spartans as Professor Lazenby examines the most formidable war machines in ancient Greece. This reprint first covers composition, training, and organization of the army, tracing its roots back to the eighth century BC. The second part analyses some of the main campaigns -- Thermopylae, Plataea, Sphakteria, Mantineia, Nemea, Koroneia, Lechaion, and Leuktra. The final part continues the story to the end of Greek independence. Of interest to academics and general readers alike.
1 vol, 224 pgs 2011 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-53790 Lazenby, J.F. HANNIBAL'S WAR: A Military History of the 2nd Punic A classic, the first scholarly account in English since the 1880's devoted solely to the 2nd Punic War, with 21 maps, illust, glossary, biblio, index. 1 vol, 340 pgs 1998 NORMAN, UNIV OF OKLAHOMA
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1-200110 Lendering, Jona and Bosman, EDGE OF EMPIRE: Rome's Frontier on the Lower Rhine 100+ photos, 14 full color maps. Original artwork by Graham Sumner, Johnny Shumate, and Jose Antonio.

A Roman officer described the people living on Rome's Lower Rhine frontier: 'In this place, a poverty-stricken tribe lives on high terps and hand-built platforms, which raise their homes above the known high water mark. When the waves wash over the surrounding land, the inhabitants look like seafarers, but when the water subsides they have the appearance of shipwrecked people.'

Every ancient author writing about the Low Countries, was preoccupied with the complete contrast between the civilized people of the Roman Empire and the tribes of noble savages or barbarians living outside it. Julius Caesar exploited this preconception to enhance his own reputation, boasting that he had overcome the 'bravest of all Gauls'; Tacitus employed the same stereotypes when he described the Batavian Revolt; and, in Late Antiquity, the Franks were still described as resembling monsters.

The reality was different. The presence of the Roman army along the River Rhine radically changed the way of life in the small Roman province of Germania Inferior, and the need to maintain and feed this large army became a significant incentive for economic change. The tribes living along the lower reaches of the Rhine and close to the North Sea gradually began to resemble their occupiers. 1 vol, 188 pgs 2012 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-34480 Lepper, F.A. TRAJAN'S PARTHIAN WAR Contains fragments of Arrian's Parthica, biblio, index, chapter notes. 1 vol, 262 pgs 1994 CHICAGO, ARES PUBLSIHERS
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1-62240 Levick, Barbara VESPASIAN Solid bio 1 vol, 376 pgs 1999 LONDON, ROUTLEDGE
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1-76120 Lewis, Naphtali GREEKS IN PTOLEMAIC EGYPT Account of the lives of various Greeks who settled in Egypt after Alexanders death including military officers; taken from ancient papyrus, these are first hand accounts, b/w maps/illust. 1 vol, 192 pgs 2001 US, DAVID BROWN BOOOK CO
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2-76780 Lonsdale, David ALEXANDER THE GREAT, KILLER OF MEN The author reflects the latest understanding ofAlexanders strategy/fighting techniques and theMacedonian Way of War, essential reading for thoseinterested, b/w illust/maps, biblio, index. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2004 NY, CARROLL & GRAF
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1-191070 Luttwak, Edward N. GRAND STRATEGY OF THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE, THE Broad, interpretive account of Byzantine strategy, intelligence, and diplomacy over the course of eight centuries. Appendix, notes, biblio, index. 1 vol, 512 pgs 2009 US, BELKNAP PRESS
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1-88541 Macdonald, Fiona AZTEC WARRIOR, HOW TO BE While written for G2-5, the several full color plates are worth the purchase price. 1 vol, 32 pgs 2008 US, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
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1-88350 MacDougall, Patrick Leonard CAMPAIGNS OF HANNIBAL, THE Written by an instructor of military strategy at Sandhurst begins with an account of organization, weapons and tactics and then a chronological look at the thirteen campaigns 218-207BC, index. 1 vol, 204 pgs 2007 US, WESTHOLME PUBLISHING
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1-211680 MacDowell, Simon THE VANDALS: Conquerors of the Roman Empire On 31 December AD 406, a group of German tribes crossed the Rhine, pierced the Roman defensive limes and began a rampage across Roman Gaul, sacking cities such as Metz, Arras, and Strasbourg. Foremost amongst them were the Vandals and their search for a new homeland took them on the most remarkable odyssey. The Romans were unable to stop them and their closest allies, the Alans, marching the breadth of Gaul, crossing the Pyrenees and making themselves masters of Spain.

However, this Kingdom of the Vandals and Alans soon came under intense pressure from Rome's Visigothic allies. In 429, under their new king, Gaiseric, they crossed the straits of Gibraltar to North Africa. They quickly overran this rich Roman province and established a stable kingdom. Taking to the seas they soon dominated the Western Mediterranean and raided Italy, famously sacking Rome itself in 455. Eventually, however, they were utterly conquered by Belisarius in 533 and vanished from history. Focus on the evolution of Vandal armies and warfare. 1 vol, 208 pgs 2016 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-78330 Mackay, Christopher ANCIENT ROME:A Military & Political History Short but comprehensive history of Rome from itsorigins to the last emperor in AD 476; b/w illustand maps, notes, biblio, index. 1 vol, 395 pgs 2004 LONDON, CAMBRIDGE UNIV
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1-191880 Mackenzie, Compton Marathon and Salamis The defeat of the Persian army and navy by the Greek city-states at the battles of Marathon and Salamis in 490 and 480 B.C. ended Persia's attempt to conquer southeastern Europe and with it the direct influence of Asia in the early development of a European culture. Both battles and their surrounding actions, including the legendary stand of 300 Greek Hoplites at Thermopylae and final battle on the plain at Plataea, continue to be a source of fascination for readers, as does their significance in the history of the West. Following these victories, the Greek city-states began their complex but unfettered development into what is now known as a classical period, with an unparalleled explosion of intellectual advancements in the arts, sciences, and philosophy that form the backbone of Western civilization and ideals. Until these battles, Persia was the literate world's cultural and political focal point, and while Persia would continue to exert its power and influence for centuries, it would remain barred from Europe, where Greek and subsequently Roman power would shape the future of the continent. Six b/w illust, maps, biblio, index.
1 vol, 176 pgs 2010 US, WESTHOLME PUBLISHING
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1-81560 Mahon, Lord intro by Jon Coulston LIFE OF BELISARIUS, THE Mahon's biography, the only one on this brilliant Byzantine General who against great odds defeated the Persians, Vandals, Visigoths and other barbarian hordes, biblio, index. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2005 US, WESTHOLME PUBLISHING
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1-72130 Manley, John AD 43 THE ROMAN INVASION OF BRITAIN:A Reassessment Using solid historical & archaeological evidence the author argues that the 43AD invasion was more a political annexation of an all ready Romanized south England, b/w maps/illust, biblio. 1 vol, 160 pgs 2002 UK, TEMPUS PUBLISHING
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1-60680 Mattern, Susan P. ROME AND THE ENEMY: Imperial Strategy The author shows that national honor, fierce desire for status, and revenge drove Roman foreign policy and strategy, biblio, index. 1 vol, 260 pgs 1999 BERKLEY, UNIV OF CALFORNIA
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1-199470 Matthew, Christopher STORM OF SPEARS, A: Understanding the Greek Hoplite in Action The backbone of classical Greek armies was the phalanx of heavily armored spearmen, or hoplites. These were the soldiers that defied the might of Persia at Marathon, Thermopylae and Plataea and, more often, fought each other in the countless battles of the Greek city-states. For around two centuries they were the dominant soldiers of the Classical world, in great demand as mercenaries throughout the Mediterranean and Middle East. Yet, despite the battle descriptions of Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon etc, and copious evidence of Greek art and archaeology, there are still many aspects of hoplite warfare that are little understood or the subject of fierce academic debate.

Christopher Matthew's reassessment combines analysis of the literary and archaeological evidence with the new disciplines of reconstructive archaeology, re-enactment, and ballistic science. He focuses on the details of the equipment, tactics, and capabilities of the individual hoplites. In so doing, he challenges some long-established assumptions. For example, despite a couple of centuries of study of the hoplites portrayed in Greek vase paintings, Matthew manages to glean from them some startlingly fresh insights into how hoplites wielded their spears.

These findings are supported by practical testing with his own replica hoplite panoply and the experiences of a group of dedicated re-enactors. He also tackles such questions as the protective properties of hoplite shields and armor and the much-vexed debate on the exact nature of the 'othismos' -- the climax of phalanx-on-phalanx clashes. This is an innovative and refreshing reassessment of one of the most important kinds of troops in ancient warfare, sure to make a genuine contribution to the state of knowledge. 1 vol, 336 pgs 2012 US, CASEMATE
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1-202040 Matthew, Christopher TACTICS OF AELIAN, THE Aelian's work on tactics is a hugely significant piece of ancient military literature, yet the last new edition in English was published in 1814. Although writing (in his native Greek) in the second century AD, Aelian drew heavily on earlier works, such as Asclepiodotus, to put together a comprehensive manual of warfare in the Hellenistic period (late 3rd to early 1st centuries BC). His Tactica thus examines all facets of warfare in the period of Alexander the Great's successors, including the arms and armor of cavalry and infantry, formations, commands and signals. Aelian also provides a discussion of the Roman army of the period.

As well as being an invaluable source for modern historians studying the Hellenistic period, the book was very influential on military theory long after Aelian's death. Arrian's work on tactics may merely be a revision of Aelian's; the Byzantine Emperor Leo VI used excerpts in his own treatise and an Arabic translation made around 1350 was used to train Muslim armies.

Most significantly it became one of the primary training aids for the pike and musket armies of the 16 and 17th century Europe. A substantial edition published in London in 1616 contained a full direct translation as well as comprehensive notes and a treatise on how to apply Aelian's work to the training of English pike formations in the Macedonian manner. It was well used to train the foot regiments that fought the English Civil War. This unique longevity makes it of interest to anyone interested in warfare from the Hellenistic period right up to the English Civil War.

This new edition is based on the 1616 edition but written in modern English with new renditions of all its accompanying figures. It has the original 1616 notes as well as comprehensive new notes and cross references to the other ancient manuals (such as Arrian and Leo) that drew upon it. It is without a doubt the most up to date version available in any language of this significant work that was influenced tactical thought for 1,500 years. 1 vol, 192 pgs 2013 UK, PEN AND SWORD
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1-210420 Matthew, Christopher AN INVINCIBLE BEAST: Understanding the Hellenistic Pike Phalanx in Action The Hellenistic pike-phalanx was a true military innovation, transforming the face of warfare in the ancient world. For nearly 200 years, from the rise of the Macedonians as a military power in the mid-fourth century BC, to their defeat at the hands of the Romans at Pydna in 168BC, the pike-wielding heavy infantryman (the phalangite) formed the basis of nearly every Hellenistic army to deploy on battlefields stretching from Italy to India.

And yet, despite this dominance, and the vast literature dedicated to detailing the history of the Hellenistic world, there remains fierce debate among modern scholars about how infantry combat in this age was actually conducted.

This critically examines phalanx combat by using techniques such as physical re-creation, experimental archaeology, and ballistics testing, and then comparing the findings of this testing to the ancient literary, artistic and archaeological evidence, as well as modern theories. The result is the most comprehensive and up-to-date study of what heavy infantry combat was like in the age of Alexander the Great and his Successors. 1 vol, 368 pgs 2015 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-202030 Matthew, Christopher and Trundel, Matthew BEYOND THE GATES OF FIRE: New Perspectives on the Battle of Thermopylae The Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC is one of the most famous battles in history. The heroism of the 300 Spartans who opted to remain behind to face the full might of the Persian host while their Greek allies made good their escape has become the stuff of legend.

Beyond the Gates of Fire brings together experts on the classical period from Australia, New Zealand and the United States to take a fresh look at various aspects of the battle. A substantial introductory section by the editors outlines the background to the conflict as well as the arms, armor, and fighting styles of the opposing sides.

The following nine chapters discuss such questions as whether the defense of the pass really was a suicide mission; the exact topography of the battlefield itself in 480 BC, using the latest geological research and core samples; the impact of the battle on the Greek psyche; commemoration of the war dead; the impact of the original battle on the conduct of later battles in the pass, right up to the German invasion of 1941. 1 vol, 192 pgs 2013 UK, PEN AND SWORD
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1-89640 Matthews, Rupert ALEXANDER AT THE BATTLE OF THE GRANICUS This study carefully balances the evidence from textual sources with information of the battlefield and reconstructed weaponry in order to explain the battle. Lots of battle maps/diagrams. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2008 UK, THE HISTORY PRESS
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1-190240 Matyszak, Philip MITHRIDATES THE GREAT: Rome's Indomitable Enemy A military biography of Mithridates VI of Pontus. The Mithridiatic wars stretched for over 50 years, with pitched battles and epic sieges. At the high point, he swept Asia Minor & Greece of Romans. 1 vol, 208 pgs 2009 UK, PEN & SWORD BOOKS
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1-190832 Matyszak, Philip ROMAN CONQUESTS, THE: Vol. 2 Macedonia & Greece While Rome was struggling for her very survival against the Carthaginians in the Second Punic War, Philip V of Macedon attempted to take advantage of their apparent vulnerability by allying with Hannibal and declaring war. For the time being the Romans negated this threat by shrewd use of allies to keep Philip occupied in Greece and Illyria.

Once Carthage was defeated, however, the Romans were free to turn their full attention to settling the score. The stage was set for the clash of two of the most successful military systems of the ancient world, the Roman legions versus the Macedonian phalanx. Though sorely tested, the legions emerged victorious from the epic battles of Cynoscephelae and Pydna, and the home of Alexander the Great fell under the power of Rome, along with the rest of Greece, the cradle of Western Civilization, which had a profound effect on Roman culture and society.

Like the others in this series, this volume gives a clear narrative of the course of these wars. Specially-commissioned color plates of the main troop types. Maps, biblio, index. 1 vol, 208 pgs 2009 UK, PEN & SWORD BOOKS
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1-196720 Matyszak, Philip IMPERIAL GENERAL: The Remarkable Career of Petellius Cerialis Petilius Cerealis is one of the few Imperial Roman officers, below the level of Emperor, whose career it is possible to follow in sufficient detail to write a coherent biography.

Cerealis was in Britain when Boudicca's revolt erupted (60 or 61 AD) and he marched to confront her army. He lost most of his force but narrowly escaped with his own skin intact.

In 69 AD, the infamously tumultuous 'year of the four emperors', he was in Rome, the seat of conspiracy. When his uncle, none other than Vespasian, decided to make his own bid for the Imperial purple (he was to become the fourth emperor that year), Cerealis was in danger of losing his life as a traitor and had to escape from the city to join his uncle who was marching to force his way in.

A short while later he was commanding a force on the Rhine when the Batavian mutiny broke out. This time he only escaped death because he was in bed with a local girl rather than in his own tent. And so it goes on... Includes six maps and eight pages of b/w plates. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2011 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-201210 Matyszak, Philip EXPEDITION TO DISASTER The Athenian expedition to conquer Sicily was one of the pivotal events of the classical period. At this time (415 BC), Athens was locked in a decades-long struggle with Sparta for mastery of the Greek world. The expedition to Sicily was intended to give Athens the extra money and resources to crush the Spartans. New archaeological discoveries allow the ensuing siege to be reconstructed in greater detail than ever before. 1 vol, 192 pgs 2013 UK, Pen and Sword
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1-207940 Matyszak, Philip CATACLYSM 90 BC: The Forgotten War That Almost Destroyed Rome We are accustomed to think of the late Republic as a period in which Rome enjoyed almost uninterrupted military success against foreign enemies. Yet at the start of the first century BC, Rome, outnumbered and out-generaled, faced a hostile army less than a week's march from the Capitol. It is probable that only a swift surrender prevented the city from being attacked and sacked.

Before that point, three Roman consuls had died in battle, and two Roman armies had been soundly defeated - not in some foreign field, but in the heartland of Italy. So who were this enemy who so comprehensively knocked Rome to its knees? What army could successfully challenge the legions which had been undefeated from Spain to the Euphrates? And why is that success almost unknown today?

These questions are answered in this book, a military and political history of the Social War of 90-88 BC. This tells the story of the revolt of Rome's Italian allies (socii in Latin - hence the name of the war). Because these Italian allies had the arms, training and military systems of the Roman army which they usually fought alongside, all Rome's usual military advantages were nullified. This brought the war down to a clash of generals, with the Roman rivals Gaius Marius and Cornelius Sulla spending almost as much time in political intrigue as combat with the enemy.

The Italian leaders had to manage an equally fractious coalition of peoples. Some tribes sought negotiation with Rome, and others would settle for nothing less than the total extermination of the city and its people. The interplay of personalities (the young Cicero, Cato, and Pompey were also protagonists); high-stakes politics and full-scale warfare combine with assassination; personal sacrifice; and desperate measures (such as raising an army of freed slaves) all make for a taut, fast-paced tale. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2014 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-214690 Matyszak, Philip SPARTA: Rise of a Warrior Nation Their contemporaries were fascinated by the Spartans and we still are. They are portrayed as the stereotypical macho heroes: noble, laconic, totally fearless and impervious to discomfort and pain. What makes the study of Sparta so interesting is that to a large extent the Spartans lived up to this image.

Ancient Sparta, however, was a city of contrasts. We might admire their physical toughness and heroism in adversity but Spartans also systematically abused their children. They gave rights to citizen women that were unmatched in Europe until the modern era, meanwhile subjecting their conquered subject peoples to a murderous reign of terror. Though idealized by the Athenian contemporaries of Socrates Sparta was almost devoid of intellectual achievement.

Philip Matyszak explores two themes: how Sparta came to be the unique society it was, and the rise of the city from a Peloponnesian village to the military superpower of Greece. But above all, his focus is on the Spartan hoplite, the archetypal Greek warrior who was respected and feared throughout Greece in his own day, and who has since become a legend. The reader is shown the man behind the myth; who he was, who he thought he was, and the environment which produced him. 1 vol, 208 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-203810 Matyszak, Phillip SERTORIUS: And the Struggle for Spain When, after a brutal civil war, the dictator Sulla took power in Rome (82 BC), among the many who refused to accept his rule was a young army officer called Quintus Sertorius. Sertorius fled, first to Africa and then to Spain, where he made common cause with the native people who had been savagely oppressed by a succession of corrupt Roman governors. Discovering a genius for guerilla warfare (he claimed he received divine guidance from Artemis via a white fawn he kept), Sertorius came close to driving the Romans out of Spain altogether.

Rome responded by sending reinforcements under the control of the up-and-coming young general Gnaeus Pompey (later Pompey the Great). The epic struggle that followed between these two great commanders is a master class of ancient strategy and tactical maneuver. Massively outnumbered, Sertorious remained undefeated on the battlefield, but was eventually assassinated by jealous subordinates, none of whom proved a match for Pompey. This proved the decisive end of the struggle for Spain, though recalcitrant tribes held out until the time of Augustus.

The tale of Sertorius is the story of people struggling to liberate themselves from oppressive rule. It is also the story of Sertorius himself, who started as an idealist, and ended almost as savage and despotic as his enemies. But above all, it is the story of a duel between two great generals, fought between two different styles of army in the valleys of the Spanish interior. 1 vol, 208 pgs 2013 UK, PEN AND SWORD
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2-78040 Mayor, Adrienne GREEK FIRE, POISON ARROWS & SCORPION BOMBS Biological and chemical warfare in the AncientWorld, b/w illust, notes, biblio, index 1 vol, 320 pgs 2004 US, OVERLOOK PRESS
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1-200290 McCall, Jeremiah B. SWORD OF ROME: A Biography of Marcus Claudius Marcellus Marcellus' military exploits were largely unmatched by any other aristocrat of Roman Middle Republic. As a young soldier in the First Punic War, he won a reputation for his skill in single combat. In his first consulship, he earned a triumph for defeating a Gallic tribe, no small feat in and of itself, and also slew the Gallic chieftain Britomartus in single combat. Consequently, he earned the spolia opima, an honor, according to Roman antiquarians, which had only been earned twice before, once by Romulus himself.

He went on to defeat the hitherto-invincible Hannibal in a small battle around the central Italian city of Nola, and subsequently led an army to subdue and plunder the powerful city of Syracuse in an epic two year siege (despite the ingenious defensive measures of the inventor Archimedes). Yet, despite his undeniable success as a warrior and commander, Marcellus met with considerable political opposition at Rome.

Marcellus' career not only makes exciting reading, but gives an excellent vantage point from which to view the military and political struggles of the period and the role of military successes in the aristocratic culture of the Roman Republic. Includes eight b/w maps. 1 vol, 192 pgs 2012 UK, Pen & Sword
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1-207210 McLaughlin, Raoul THE ROMAN EMPIRE AND THE INDIAN OCEAN: Rome's Dealings with the Ancient Kingdoms of India, Africa and Arabia The ancient evidence suggests that international commerce supplied Roman government with up to a third of the revenues that sustained their empire. In ancient times, large fleets of Roman merchant ships set sail from Egypt on voyages across the Indian Ocean. They sailed from Roman ports on the Red Sea to distant kingdoms on the east coast of Africa and the seaboard off southern Arabia. Many continued their voyages across the ocean to trade with the rich kingdoms of ancient India. Freighters from the Roman Empire left with bullion and returned with cargo holds filled with valuable trade goods, including exotic African products, Arabian incense, and eastern spices.

This book examines Roman commerce with Indian kingdoms from the Indus region to the Tamil lands. It investigates contacts between the Roman Empire and powerful African kingdoms, including the Nilotic regime that ruled Meroe and the rising Axumite Realm. Further chapters explore Roman dealings with the Arab kingdoms of south Arabia, including the Saba-Himyarites and the Hadramaut Regime, which sent caravans along the incense trail to the ancient rock-carved city of Petra.

The Roman Empire and the Indian Ocean is the first book to bring these subjects together in a single comprehensive study that reveals Rome's impact on the ancient world and explains how international trade funded the Legions that maintained imperial rule. It offers a new international perspective on the Roman Empire and its legacy for modern society. 1 vol, 272 pgs 2014 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-212920 McLaughlin, Raoul THE ROMAN EMPIRE AND THE SILK ROUTES: The Ancient World Economy and the Empires of Parthia, Central Asia and Han China Explores Rome's impact on the ancient world economy and reveals what the Chinese and Romans knew about their rival Empires. Investigates the trade routes between Rome and the powerful empires of inner Asia, including the Parthian regime which ruled ancient Persia (Iran). It explores Roman dealings with the Kushan Empire which seized power in Bactria (Afghanistan) and laid claim to the Indus Kingdoms. Further chapters examine the development of Palmyra as a leading caravan city on the edge of Roman Syria and consider trade ventures through the Tarim territories that led Roman merchants to Han China.

The Han Empire of ancient China matched that of Rome in scale and possessed military technology surpassing that of Roman legions. The Han established a system of Central Asian trade routes known as the Silk Road that carried eastern products as far as Persia and the frontiers of the Roman Empire. 1 vol, 288 pgs 2016 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-211840 Melville, Sarah THE CAMPAIGNS OF SARGON II, King of Assyria, 721-705 B.C. Backed by an unparalleled military force, Sargon II outwitted and outfought powerful competitors to extend Assyrian territory, secure his throne, and also to ensure regional security. Under his leadership, skilled chariots, cavalry, and infantry excelled in all types of terrain against an array of culturally diverse enemies. With detailed analysis of each of his campaigns, this includes 13 b&w illustrations, five maps, and two tables. 1 vol, 320 pgs 2016 US, UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA PRESS
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1-211570 Michael Kerrigan CELTIC LEGENDS: The Gods and Warriors, Myths and Monsters From around 750BC to 12BC, the Celts were the most powerful people in central and northern Europe. With the expansion of the Roman Empire and the later Christianization of these lands, they were pushed to the fringes of northwestern Spain, France, and the British Isles. Yet their mythology held strong.

Illustrated with more than 180 color and black-and-white artworks and photographs and maps, Celtic Legends is an expertly written account of the mythological tales that both fascinate us and influence other writings. For example, the story of the Holy Grail first appears in medieval romances but its antecedents can be found in the Celtic tale, the Mabinogion. 1 vol, 224 pgs 2016 UK, AMBER
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1-213700 Michalopoulos, Miltiadis IN THE NAME OF LYKOURGOS: The Rise and Fall of the Spartan Revolutionary Movement (243-146BC) In the middle of the 3rd century BC, Sparta was a shadow of its glorious past. Politically and militarily weakened and with huge inner social problems, she seemed to have followed the fate of most contemporary city states and fallen on the fringe of the political developments of her time.

The 3rd century was a time when the great states and the Hellenistic empires were prominent. But contrary to the other city states, which compromised with the new political forces of their time, Sparta resisted stubbornly and tried to reclaim the hegemony of southern Greece. In this fight, Sparta showed unexpected vigor, even defying one of the most formidable powers of the time: Macedonia. The uneven collision that followed culminated tragically and painfully for Sparta at the Battle of Sellasia in 222BC. And still Sparta refused to compromise.

After a while, she managed to recover and became once more a player on the international stage, not hesitating this time to challenge the most powerful state of the ancient world: Rome.

This last Spartan twilight, the revolutionary movement that sparked it and the two ultimate turning points of her history (the battle of Sellasia and the siege of Sparta by the Romans) are analysed in this book with exhaustive bibliography and special emphasis on the military aspects of this epic fight. The original Greek edition of In the Name of Lykourgos received great critical acclaim and was named winner of the 2009 Lakedaimonian Prize of the Academy of Athens. It is translated into English for the first time. 1 vol, 272 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-83920 Montagu, John Drago GREEK & ROMAN WARFARE:Battles, Tactics & Trickery This ground-breaking work explores the tactics and strategy of the Greco-Roman mind at war, b/w maps and illust, biblio, index. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2006 UK, GREENHILL BOOKS
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1-66450 Morrison, J.S. & Coates, J.E. & Rankov, N.B. ATHENIAN TRIREME, THE The history and reconstruction of an Ancient GreekWarship, detailed look at all aspects of GreekNaval Warfare, many b/w drawings/illust/photos andmaps, biblio, index 1 vol, 319 pgs 2001 UK, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS
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1-43910 Morrison, John and Coates, John GREEK AND ROMAN OARED WARSHIPS 399-30 BC Study of the new types of warships that evolved in the Mediterranean in during the 4th/3rd centuries, 20 maps, 7 plans, 97 photos/drawings, gazetteer, glossary, biblio, index. 1 vol, 420 pgs 1996 LONDON, DAVID BROWN BOOKS
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1-191290 Murdoch, Adrian ROME'S GREATEST DEFEAT:Massacre in the Teutoburg Over four days in September AD 9, three legions,three cavalry units and six auxiliary units -- some 25,000+ men -- were wiped out. This defeat stopped the Roman expansion across the Rhine. Well-written account. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2009 UK, THE HISTORY PRESS
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1-197760 Murray, Wlliam THE AGE OF TITANS: The Rise and Fall of the Great Hellenistic Navies While we know a great deal about naval strategies in the classical Greek and later Roman periods, our understanding of the period in between -- the Hellenistic Age -- has never been as complete. However, thanks to new physical evidence discovered in the past half-century and the construction of Olympias, a full-scale working model of an Athenian trieres (trireme) by the Hellenic Navy during the 1980s, we now have new insights into the evolution of naval warfare following the death of Alexander the Great.

In what has been described as an ancient naval arms race, the successors of Alexander produced the largest warships of antiquity, some as long as 400 feet carrying as many as 4000 rowers and 3000 marines. Vast, impressive, and elaborate, these warships 'of larger form' -- as described by Livy -- were built not just to simply convey power but to secure specific strategic objectives. When these particular factors disappeared, this 'Macedonian' model of naval power also faded away -- that is, until Cleopatra and Mark Antony made one brief, extravagant attempt to reestablish it, an endeavor Octavian put an end to once and for all at the battle of Actium. Representing the fruits of more than thirty years of research, The Age of Titans provides the most vibrant account to date of Hellenistic naval warfare.

Features a completely new interpretation of naval warfare during the Hellenistic Age, previously untapped source of information: the 'siege manual' of Philo Byzantius, written during the 3rd century BC, and unpublished information about warship rams stemming from the author's research at the war memorial constructed by Augustus following the Battle of Actium. 1 vol, 324 pgs 2011 US, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
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1-192270 NcNabm Chris The Roman Army - The Greatest War Machine of the Ancient World This book follows the Roman Army from the first armed citizens of the early Republic through the glorious heights of the Imperial legions to the shameful defeats inflicted upon the late Roman army by the Goths and Huns. Tracing the development of tactics, equipment and training, this book will give the reader an accessible yet detailed insight into the military force that enabled Rome to become the greatest empire the world has ever seen.

Each of the four historical sections will focus on the changes in the army, but will also look at the talented men who transformed and led the army, such as Scipio Africanus, Caesar and Marcus Aurelius, and the momentous battles fought, including Cannae, Pharsalus, and Adrianople. This book describes the organization of the forces, equipment and weaponry, uniforms, and development in tactics and warfare of the Roman Army.
1 vol, 280 pgs 2010 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-CP6005 Newark, Tim illust by Angus McBride ANCIENT ARMIES 8.5x11, twenty superlative color plates 1 vol, 48 pgs 1999 LONDON, CONCORD PUBLICAT
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1-CP6004 Newark, Tim illust by Angus McBrideBarthorp, Micha BARBARIANS 8.5x11, twenty superlative color plates reveiwingthe barbarian invasions from the 5th century BC tothe 10th century AD. 1 vol, 48 pgs 1998 LONDON, CONCORD PUBLICAT
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1-CP6006 Newark, Tim illust by Liu Yong Hua MONGOLS, THE 8.5x11, twenty superlative color plates 1 vol, 48 pgs 2003 LONDON, CONCORD PUBLICAT
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1-85070 Nicasie, M.J. TWILIGHT OF EMPIRE The Roman Army from the Reign of Diocletian untilthe Battle of Adrianople; cover every aspect, b/wmaps/drawings, biblio, index. 1 vol, 320 pgs 1998 NETHERLANDS, JC GIEBEN
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1-44210 Nicolle, David; Color plates by Angus McBride SASSANID ARMIES Covers the Iranian Empire from early 3rd to mid-7th centuries AD. Includes six color plates, four color photos, plus 70 b/w drawings & illustrations. 1 vol, 80 pgs 1996 UK, MONTVERT PUBLICATIONS
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1-210210 Noble, Duncan DAWN OF THE HORSE WARRIORS: Chariot and Cavalry Warfare, 3000-600BC The domestication of the horse revolutionized warfare, granting unprecedented strategic and tactical mobility, allowing armies to strike with terrifying speed. The horse was first used as the motive force for chariots and then, in a second revolution, as mounts for the first true cavalry.

The period covered encompasses the development of the first clumsy ass-drawn chariots in Sumer (of which the author built and tested a working replica for the BBC); takes in the golden age of chariot warfare resulting from the arrival of the domesticated horse and the spoked wheel, then continues down through the development of the first regular cavalry force by the Assyrians and on to their eventual overthrow by an alliance of Medes and the wild semi-nomadic horsemen from the Eurasian steppe the Scythians.

Also draws on his vast experience as a horseman and experimental archaeologist to discuss the development of horsemanship, horse management, and training and the significant developments in horse harness and saddles. 1 vol, 240 pgs 2015 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-980064 Nossov, Konstanin GLADIATOR:Rome's Bloody Spectable History of gladiatorial games; types of gladiators Methods of Combat; Gladiator's Equipment; The Arena; Organization of spectacles. Appendices, glossary, biblio, index. 1 vol, 208 pgs 2009 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-84030 Nossov, Konstantin ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL SIEGE WEAPONS 8x9.5, the author uses many primary illustratedsources to depicting useage; extensive analysis ofweapons/use from Ancient Egypt onwards, 100's b/willust/photos, appendicies, biblio, index. 1 vol, 306 pgs 2005 US, LYONS PRESS
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1-AW1212 Oikonomides, Al N. & Bolchazy, Ladislaus editors ANCIENT WORLD:Vol 12, #1/2 Includes Strategies of Alexander the Great and,Darius III in the Issus Campaign, Grand Tactics,at the Battle of Issus, 8.5x11 format. 1 vol, 72 pgs 1985 CHICAGO, ARES PUBLISHERS
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1-AW1234 Oikonomides, Al N. & Bolchazy, Ladislaus editors ANCIENT WORLD:Vol 12, #3/4 Covers Diodorus Account of the Battle of Gabiene,and Account of the Battle of Paraitacene, battlesbetween Antigonus & Eumenes in 317 B.C., 8.5x11. 1 vol, 64 pgs 1985 CHICAGO, ARES PUBLISHERS
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1-AW1634 Oikonomides, Al N. & Bolchazy, Ladislaus editors ANCIENT WORLD:Vol 16, #3/4 Articles on Alexander's Siege of Tyre, The Battleof Hydaspis, Demosthenes Strategy against Phillip.Chappell, Mike 1 vol, 64 pgs 1987 CHICAGO, ARES PUBLISHERS
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1-AW1912 Oikonomides, Al N. & Bolchazy, Ladislaus editors ANCIENT WORLD:Vol 19, #1/2 Covers Aelians's Manual of Hellenistic Military,Tactics, Dress in Spartan Society & more, 8.5x11. 1 vol, 64 pgs 1989 CHICAGO, ARES PUBLISHERS
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1-AW2302 Oikonomides, Al N. & Bolchazy, Ladislaus editors ANCIENT WORLD:Vol 23, #2-Warfare in Antiquity Articles on the Theban Sacred Band, Caesar's useof Cavalry in the Gallic wars, Constantine's FirstWar against Licinius, the Camillan Reforms. 1 vol, 110 pgs 1992 CHICAGO, ARES PUBLISHERS
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1-AW2501 Oikonomides, Al N. & Bolchazy, Ladislaus editors ANCIENT WORLD:Vol 25, #1 Articles of the use of artillery by Phillip andAlexander, Alexander's sieges of Miletus andHalicarnassrus, the Macadonian Sarissa. 1 vol, 142 pgs 1986 CHICAGO, ARES PUBLISHERS
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1-AW1812 Oikonomides, Al N. & Bolchazy, Ladislaus editorsBa ANCIENT WORLD:Vol 18, #1/2 Articles on Alexander's strategy of the sacrificeof a small cavalry force at Granuicus, also hisSiege of Gaza. 1 vol, 64 pgs 1988 CHICAGO, ARES PUBLISHERS
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1-206281 Oltean, Radu DACIA: The Roman Wars Vol I: Sarmizegetusa This is the only book in English that I know of that deals exclusively about Trajan's first campaign in Dacia. The illustrations are just brilliant, especially the reconstruction artwork. This is an essential read to anyone who has an interest in the history of the Dacian Wars. 190+ b/w and color illustrations. 1 vol, 152 pgs 2014 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-SS7004 Papademetriou, K. and others GREAT BATTLES OF THE WORLD: Salamis 480 BC The 'Wooden Walls' that saved Greece - an historical essay about the naval Battle of Salamis that took place between the allied Greek naval forces and the Persian - Asian fleet. One of the most important military conflicts of the ancient world, as this monumental Greek victory actually led to the development of the ancient Greek values that gave birth not only to the European, but also to the whole of Western Civilization. Describes the trireme and especially its handling, its method of construction, its crew and its tactics.

Includes the historical elements of the battle, a brief biography of the father of the great victory, Themistocles, and chapters from the Persian point of view as well. Also addresses the lesser-known details of the battle to assist in understanding the overwhelmingly difficult conditions under which the Greek fleet prevailed. Enriched with color and black and white photos, maps and tactical movements and color uniform plates. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2009 US, SQUADRON/SIGNAL
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1-17930 Parke, H.W. GREEK MERCENARY SOLDIERS From their earliest use before 500 BC, to Ipsus. 1 vol, 243 pgs 1981 CHICAGO, ARES PUBLISHERS
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1-39670 Peddie, John ROMAN WAR MACHINE The author examines the evidence supporting the training, administration & staff corps; also looks at the problems of control & the possible logistic and tactical solutions, b/w illust, biblio, index. 1 vol, 169 pgs 1997 LONDON, GRANGE BOOKS
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1-203980 Peers, Chris BATTLES OF ANCIENT CHINA In the field of military history as in so many others, the Chinese have often been both admired and seen as something utterly mysterious and inscrutable. Chris Peers illuminates the evolution of the military art in China with reference to ten battles, spanning more than 2,000 years, from the Battle of Mu in 1027BC to the Fall of Chung Tu in 1215 AD.

Selected both for their historical importance and for the light which they shed on weapons and tactics, the author uses these examples to discuss the many myths still current in the West about ancient Chinese warfare: for example that the Chinese were an unwarlike people, always preferring subterfuge over the use of force; or that they were essentially defensive minded, relying on works such as the Great Wall.

However, a recent reaction to this dismissive attitude portrays China as technologically far in advance of the West. Battles of Ancient China shows that none of these stereotypes are accurate. Comparison with contemporary Western practice is a major theme of the book which adds a new perspective not developed in the author's previous works on the subject. Includes eight pages of plates, four line drawings, and six b/w maps. 1 vol, 176 pgs 2013 UK, PEN AND SWORD
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1-980018 Penrose, Jane ROME AND HER ENEMIES Four Parts cover both the Early & Late Republic and Early and Late Empire, color throughout 1 vol, 272 pgs 2005 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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2-980018 Penrose, Jane ROME AND HER ENEMIES Four Parts cover both the Early & Late Republic and Early and Late Empire, color throughout. 1 vol, 272 pgs 2008 LONDON, OSPREY PUBLISH'NG
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1-20910 Peterson, Daniel ROMAN LEGIONS, THE:Recreated on Color Photographs Story of 500 year evolution of the Roman Legionary -- his armor & equipment told in vivid color photos. 1 vol, 96 pgs 1992 LONDON, WINDROW & GREENN
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1-190830 Pietrykowski, Joseph GREAT BATLES OF THE HELLENISTIC WORLD 6x9, (50) b/w maps and diagrams. The author examines seventeen battles from Chaeronea to Pydna. Good, clear analysis of each battle. Biblio and index. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2009 UK, PEN & SWORD BOOKS
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2-90230 Pitassi, Michael NAVIES OF ROME Softcover reprint.

Examines the Roman Navy as an independent arm of the military, with the Empire as much maritime as land-based. The Roman Navy secured the trade routes and maintained the communications that allowed the Roman Empire to exist, brought previously untouchable and unreachable enemies to battle, and enabled the expansion of Imperial power into areas thought hitherto inaccessible.

Contains detailed reconstructions of the ships themselves, provides an engaging survey of the craft, their crewmen, and the navy's major contribution to the Empire's growth. Includes 20 color and 70 b/w illust, bibliography, and index. 1 vol, 384 pgs 2010 US, BOYDELL & BREWER
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1-200830 Pitassi, Michael Paul THE ROMAN NAVY: Ships, Men & Warfare 350BC - AD475 The Roman Navy was remarkable for its size, reach and longevity. As significant as the Royal Navy was to the British Empire in the nineteenth century, the Roman Navy was crucial to the extraordinary expansion of Imperial power and for its maintenance over a period of more than 800 years. The fabric and organization of this maritime force is at the core of this new book.

At the height of its power the Roman Navy was, at least in numerical terms, the largest maritime force ever to have existed. It employed tens of thousands of sailors and maintained and fought fleets of ships larger than any forces since. In these pages the author looks at all the aspects of the Navy in turn. Shipbuilding, rigs and fittings, and shipboard weaponry are covered as are all the principal ship from the earliest types to the very last.

The command structure is outlined, as are all aspects of the crews' lives, their recruitment, terms of service, training and uniforms. Life onboard, food and drink, discipline, religion, and superstition are described, while seamanship and navigation are dealt with along with bases and shore establishments. Operations feature prominently, the allied and enemy navies compared, and specimen battles employed to explain fighting tactics.

All these aspects changed and developed hugely over the great span of the Roman empire but this fascinating book brings this complex story together in one brilliant volume. 150 b/w and color maps and illust.
1 vol, 224 pgs 2012 UK, SEAFORTH PUBLISHING
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1-200750 Pollard, Nigel and Berry, Joanne COMPLETE ROMAN LEGIONS, THE The legions of Rome were among the greatest fighting forces in history. For almost half a millennium they secured the known world under the power of the Caesars. This pioneering account gathers together the stories of each and every individual legion, telling the tales of their triumphs and defeats as they policed the empire and enlarged its borders.

* Part I examines the legions of the Republic from Rome's foundation to Caesar's legions and those of Octavian and Mark Antony in the civil wars.
* Part II provides 'biographies' of all forty-five legions from 31 BC to the third century AD.
* Part III discusses the legions of Late Antiquity in the declining years of Rome's hegemony.
* Datafiles on each legion and detailed box features on major topics complement the text. 1 vol, 240 pgs 2012 US, WW Norton
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1-39380 Polybus translation by M.C. Miller & J.G. Devoto FORTIFICATION OF THE ROMAN CAMP Classic, contains the Latin and English version of Book IV, second part of the book covers 'Pseudo-Hyginus, lexicon, 20 b/w plates. 1 vol, 132 pgs 1994 CHICAGO, ARES PUBLISHERS
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1-200350 Potter, David CONSTANTINE: The Emperor This year Christians worldwide will celebrate the 1700th anniversary of Constantine's conversion and victory at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge. No Roman emperor had a greater impact on the modern world than did Constantine. The reason is not simply that he converted to Christianity but that he did so in a way that brought his subjects along after him.

Indeed, this major new biography argues that Constantine's conversion is but one feature of a unique administrative style that enabled him to take control of an empire beset by internal rebellions and external threats by Persians and Goths. The vast record of Constantine's administration reveals a government careful in its exercise of power but capable of ruthless, even savage actions. Constantine executed (or drove to suicide) his father-in-law, two brothers-in-law, his eldest son, and his once beloved wife.

An unparalleled general throughout his life, even on his deathbed he was planning a major assault on the Sassanian Empire in Persia. Alongside the visionary who believed that his success came from the direct intervention of his God resided an aggressive warrior, a sometimes cruel partner, and an immensely shrewd ruler. These characteristics combined together in a long and remarkable career, which restored the Roman Empire to its former glory.

Beginning with his first biographer Eusebius, Constantine's image has been subject to distortion. More recent revisions include John Carroll's view of him as the intellectual ancestor of the Holocaust (Constantine's Sword) and Dan Brown's presentation of him as the man who oversaw the reshaping of Christian history (The Da Vinci Code). In Constantine the Emperor, David Potter confronts each of these skewed and partial accounts to provide the most comprehensive, authoritative, and readable account of Constantine's extraordinary life. 1 vol, 358 pgs 2012 US, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
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1-195340 Powell, Lindsay EAGER FOR GLORY: Untold Story of Drusus The Elder, Conqueror of Germania Nero Claudius Drusus Germanicus (Drusus the Elder, stepson of Augustus) was regarded by the Romans as the first conqueror of Germania (The Netherlands and Germany) and a hero in the mold of Alexander the Great. Drawing on ancient texts, evidence from inscriptions and coins, the latest findings in archaeology, as well as astronomy and medical science, Lindsay Powell has produced a long overdue and definitive biography of this great Roman. 1 vol, 226 pgs 2011 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-203800 Powell, Lindsay GERMANICUS: The Magnificent Life and Mysterious Death of Rome's Most Popular General Germanicus (a.k.a. Germanicus Iulius Caesar) was considered by Romans as one of their greatest military heroes. His untimely death, in suspicious circumstances, ended the possibility of a return to a more open republic and ambitions for the outright conquest of Germania Magna (Germany). This, the first modern biography of Germanicus, is in parts a growing-up story, a history of war, a tale of political intrigue and a murder mystery. It is a natural sequel to the author's first book, Eager for Glory, which discussed the life of Germanicus' natural father, Nero Claudius Drusus, for the first time.

Born in 15 BC, Germanicus grew up to be a skilled diplomat and bold soldier. Married to the granddaughter of Augustus (by whom he fathered the future Emperor Caligula) and responsible for avenging Rome's humiliating defeat at the Teutoburg Forest through victory at Idistaviso (AD16) and the recovery of one of the lost standards, his reputation and popularity were immense. The Emperor Tiberius, his adoptive father, granted him a triumph, but refused to let him complete the reconquest of Germania, sending him instead to command in the East. Did Tiberius feel jealous and threatened?

Germanicus fortunes waned when he fell out with one of Tiberius appointees, Piso. His death in mysterious circumstances, aged 34, brought great outpourings of public grief and anger, with many suspecting murder on the orders of Tiberius. Piso was put on trial but he committed suicide - or was he murdered? - before the senate could reach a verdict. 1 vol, 376 pgs 2013 UK, PEN AND SWORD
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1-972006 Powell, Lindsay 006 ROMAN SOLDIER vs GERMANIC WARRIOR: 1st Century AD The reigns of Augustus and his successor Tiberius saw an epic struggle between the Romans and local peoples for the territory between the Rhine and Elbe rivers in what is now Germany. Following two decades of Roman occupation, Germania Magna erupted into revolt in AD 9 following the loss of the three legions commanded by Publius Quinctilius Varus to the Cheruscan nobleman Arminius and an alliance of Germanic nations in the dense forests of the Teutoburger Wald.

The Romans' initial panic subsided as it became clear that Arminius and his allies could not continue the war into Germania Inferior on the western bank of the Rhine, and Imperial troops poured into the region as the Romans decided how best to resolve the situation. Featuring full-colour artwork, specially drawn maps and an array of revealing illustrations depicting weapons, equipment, key locations and personalities, this study offers key insights into the tactics, leadership, combat performance and subsequent reputations of the Roman soldiers and their Germanic opponents pitched into a series of pivotal actions on the Imperial frontier that would influence Roman/German relations for decades to come.

Contents
* Introduction
* The opposing sides
* Teutoberg Pass: Summer AD 9
* Idistaviso: Summer AD 16
* Angrivarian Wall: Summer AD 16
* Analysis
* Aftermath
* Bibliography
* Index
1 vol, 80 pgs 2014 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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2-58180 Prevas, John HANNIBAL CROSSES THE ALPS A well told re-examination of the start of the 15+ year war against Rome, b/w maps/illust, biblio 1 vol, 232 pgs 2001 NY,
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1-67390 Prevas, John XENOPH0N'S MARCH:Into the Lair of the Persian Lion Highlighted by the authors own photos of the area that the Greeks marched and fought through, (16) pages of b/w illust, biblio, index. 1 vol, 288 pgs 2001 NY, COMBINED BOOKS
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1-41170 Pritchett, W. Kendrick GREEK STATE AT WAR, THE:Part V Part V of this comprehensive work covers in detail Stone Throwers, slingers & the division of booty. Also covered are raids and pirates, extensive chapter notes, references, a very through work, index. 1 vol, 578 pgs 1991 BERKLEY, UNIV OF CALIF.
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1-1947615 Radaelli, Matteo I LONGOBARDI II a.C.-VIII Secolo Includes 16 full-color pages, with many b/w illustrations and maps. Italian text, but English captions to images. All color plates have full English translations.

The Lombards or Langobards were a Germanic tribe who from 568 to 774 ruled a Kingdom in Italy. When the Lombard king Audoin defeated the Gepid leader Thurisind in 551 or 552; his successor Alboin eventually destroyed the Gepids at the Battle of Asfeld in 567. Following this victory, Alboin decided to lead his people to Italy, which had become severely depopulated after the long Gothic War (535-554) between the Byzantine Empire and the Ostrogothic Kingdom there.

The Lombards were joined by numerous Saxons, Heruls, Gepids, Bulgars, Thuringians, and Ostrogoths, and their invasion of Italy was almost unopposed. By late 569 they had conquered all the principal cities north of the Po River except Pavia, which fell in 572. At the same time, they occupied areas in central Italy and southern Italy. They established a Lombard Kingdom in Italy, later named Regnum Italicum (Kingdom of Italy), which reached its zenith under the eighth-century ruler Liutprand.

In 774, the Kingdom was conquered by the Frankish King Charlemagne, and integrated into his Empire. However, Lombard nobles continued to rule parts of the Italian peninsula well into the 11th century, when they were conquered by the Normans, and added to their County of Sicily. Their legacy is apparent in the regional appellation, Lombardy. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2012 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-211560 Rainer Nickel A STRATEGIST IN EXILE: Xenophon and the Death of Thucydides Thucydides was the chronicler of the almost 30-year long Peloponnesian war, which came to a close with Sparta's victory over Athens in 404 BC. His famous historical work was preserved, but ends abruptly many ears before the end of the war. It was continued decades later by Xenophon, with his 'Greek history,' Hellenica.

Following Athens defeat by Sparta, an Athenian court judged Thucydides to be responsible for the defeat, forcing him to flee his hometown and live on the northern coast of the Aegean Sea until the end of the Peloponnesian War. After his return from exile, he meets with the young Xenophon, but disappears without a trace shortly after. This book covers Xenophon's search for Thucydides, the 'failed strategist,' in order to protect his friend from the Thirty Tyrant's regime of terror, as well as save some important historical documents which he had placed in Thucydides' safe keeping. The narrative is based on the linking of historical reports of the operations, plausible constructions and imagined recollections in order to create a coherent narrative, allowing us a first-hand insight into the operations based on fact, not fiction. 1 vol, 144 pgs 2016 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-203200 Rawlinson, Hugh George BACTRIA: The History of a Forgotten Empire Following the Macedonian invasion of Persian in the fourth century BC, an independent Greek-ruled empire emerged over an area encompassing modern Afghanistan, eastern Iran, and northern Pakistan. This ancient empire, called Bactria, is recorded in texts, both Asian and European, as well as through coins, inscriptions, and architectural remnants. Bactria served as a contact point between Europe, South Asia, and the Far East for more than two hundred years before disappearing under the pressure of a resurgent Persia to the west and Indian states to the east.

This begins with the early history of Bactria and its subjugation by Persia, and then describes the conquest of Iran by Alexander the Great and the establishment of an independent Bactria ruled by Greeks. The Bactrians adopted Buddhism early on and helped establish the religion throughout the area. The author then follows the history of the empire through its rulers, including Menander, until Greek rule was extinguished around 135 BC.

Finally, the author discusses the effects of Greek occupation on the region. Based on meticulous research in ancient texts from Greece, Persia, and India, and using material evidence of the time, this book, which won the Hare University Prize at Cambridge in 1909, remains relevant today, providing a fascinating portrait of a little-known connection between East and West. 1 vol, 208 pgs 2012 US, WESTHOLME PUBLISHING
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1-190650 Ray, Fred Eugene LAND BATTLES IN 5th CENTURY BC GREECE: A History and Analysis of 173 Engagements In the 5th century BC, Greece was a patchwork country of small, independent city-states whose tendency to fight each other was offset only by strong ties to common cultural elements such as language and a unique style of warfare. While surviving myths emphasize heroics and honor, the reality of ancient Greek warfare was that of regular men dealing with everyday problems. Relying heavily on primary sources such as Herodotus, Thucydides and Plutarch, this volume provides the first-ever tactical level survey of all Greek land engagements which occurred during the 5th century BC, a seminal period in the history of western warfare.

These 173 battles range from the Ionian Revolt to the Persian Invasion to the Great Peloponnesian War which dominated much of 5th century Greece. Using carefully researched logical probabilities to extend surviving records, the author places each battle within its historical context and analyzes it with a view to documenting any significant overall patterns of action. The result is not only a detailed study of each battle complete with maps and battlefield diagrams, but also an overview of general trends in 5th century Greek warfare. 1 vol, 323 pgs 2009 US, McFARLAND & COMPANY
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1-212610 Rees, Owen GREAT BATTLES OF THE CLASSICAL GREEK WORLD Presents 18 land battles and sieges that span the Classical Greek period, from the Persian invasions to the eclipse of the traditional hoplite heavy infantry at the hands of the Macedonians. Includes mercenary armies, the rise of light infantry, and the variety and tactical developments across the period.

Each battle is set in context with a brief background and then the battlefield and opposing forces are discussed before the narrative and analysis of the fighting is given and rounded off with consideration of the aftermath and strategic implications. The text is well supported by dozens of tactical diagrams showing deployments and various phase of the battles. 1 vol, 304 pgs 2016 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-206050 Roberts, Mike and Bennett, Bob The Spartan Supremacy 412-371 BC Sparta was a small city which consistently punched above its weight in the affairs of classical Greece, happily meddling in the affairs of the other cities. For two centuries her warriors were acknowledged as second to none. Yet at only one period in its long history, in the late fourth and early third century BC, did the home of these grim warriors seem set to entrench itself as the dominant power in the Greek world. This period includes the latter stages of the Peloponnesian War from 412 BC to the Spartan victory in 402, and then down to the Spartan defeat by the Thebans at Leuctra in 371 BC, where it all began to unravel for the Spartan Empire Surprisingly few previous books have covered the tumultuous first decades of the fourth century BC, particularly when compared to the ample coverage of the Peloponnesian War. As the authors explain, although the earlier period has the benefit of Thucydides' magisterial history, the period covered here is actually well served by sources and well worthy of study. There are many interesting characters here, including Alcibiades, Lysander, Agesilaus, Pelopidas and Epaminondas, to name but a few. In addition there are several campaigns and battles that are reported in enough detail to make them interesting and comprehensible to the reader. Bob Bennett and Mike Roberts untangle the complexities of this important but unduly neglected period for the modern reader. 1 vol, 336 pgs 2014 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-197860 Roberts, Mike and Bob Bennett TWILIGHT OF THE HELLENISTIC WORLD This book recounts and analyzes the complex series of conflicts between the Hellenistic Successor states in the generation before the Romans intervened in, and ultimately conquered, the region. This period is rarely treated in any depth, usually warranting little more than a summary as context for a discussion of the Roman conquests.

The authors demonstrate that this period of almost-constant conflict and rivalry makes a fascinating subject of study in its own right. For example, it describes Macedon's war with Cleomenes and the final crushing of a much-diminished Sparta as an independent power; also the campaigns in the east whereby the Seleucid king, Antiochus (later defeated by the Romans at Magnesia) earned his title of Antiochus the Great. They show how the Hellenistic monarchs, while aware of Rome's epic clash with Carthage in the West, did not yet see her as a major threat and were preoccupied with more immediate concerns.

As well as clearly narrating the complex events, Roberts and Bennet assess the various military systems of the Hellenistic states and developments in warfare on land and sea. This is a very original book on a neglected period of politico-military history.

6 x 9, 8 pages b/w photos, plus b/w maps and battle plans 1 vol, 256 pgs 2012 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-196640 Rogan, John ROMAN PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION With oversized 7x10 inches format, John Rogan answers this question, examining the roles played by the army, client kings, and local and central government. Taking a wide selection of sources, ranging from Tacitus' account of his father-in-law's time as governor of Britain to the New Testament's account of Roman rule in the Middle East, the author applies his knowledge of organizational theory to how the Romans ruled their empire, spreading their ideas and fulfilling what Virgil told them was their destiny. 30 photographs. 1 vol, 192 pgs 2011 UK, AMBERLEY
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1-TPS02 Rohrbaugh, Paul TURNING POINT SIMULATIONS: The Siege of Syracuse 415-413 BC Maybe one of the oddest things about the lengthy Peloponnesian War is that, after decades of balance, the Athenians actually lost it with a campaign well away from the Greek mainland.

The Athenians have a mighty host of fleets and men, filled with confidence. The Syracusans have a long history of clinging to their independence (and powerful allies coming to foil Athens).

Combat units include cavalry, light troops, peltasts, and the heavily armed hoplites-the backbone of both sides' armies. You the players can decide your best approaches for attack and defense, selecting from pitched battles or skirmishes.or building miles of siege walls.

The Siege of Syracuse includes:
* One full color, 11x17-inch mounted mapboard
* One 8.5x11-inch battle board
* 176 large, full color, die-cut counters
* 12-page rulebook 1 vol, 1 pgs 2013 US, AGAINST THE ODDS
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1-1947514 Romeo, Pierluigi ROMA CONTRO ROMA The death of Nero in June of 68 AD threw the Empire of Rome into chaos and civil war. In the Year of the Four Emperors, praetorians and legionnaires elected their emperors: Galba, Otho, Vitellius, and Vespasian.

Bedriacum, a small village in Cremona, will twice be the place where part of the destiny of Rome would be decided: On April 14, 69 the Emperor Otho was defeated by Vitellius, and then, on October 24, Vespasian triumphed in a fierce night battle that ended with the siege and destruction of Cremona. Vespasian and the Flavian dynasty began from this bloodbath.

This book describes the events, places, protagonists, and history of each legion present and deals with the two battles. 1 vol, 62 pgs 2017 ITALY, THE SOLDIER SHOP
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1-202310 Rospond, Vincent editor STRATEGEMS: The Roman Way of War Collection of examples of military strategems from Greek and Roman history for use by generals. It is generally assumed to have been written at the end of the first century AD, possibly in connection with another work on military history that has been lost. This work consists of four books, the first three to regard to have been written by Frontinus, while the fourth has been disputed in some circles. All four books are included in this edition. 1 vol, 325 pgs 2013 US, WINGED HUSSAR PUBLISHING
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1-205350 Rospond, Vincent editor CAESAR'S CIVIL WAR Caesar's account of the Civil War against Pompey and the Optimates. Twelve illustrations and maps, plus six appendices covering armies, places, and people. 1 vol, 280 pgs 2014 US, WINGED HUSSAR PUBLISHING
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1-204860 Ruggiero, Paolo de MARK ANTONY: A Plain Blunt Man Mark Antony was embroiled in the tumultuous events of the mid-1st century BC, which saw the violent transformation from the Roman Republic to the Roman Empire. After being defeated by Augustus he has often been characterized by hostile historians as a loyal henchman of his uncle Julius Caesar but without the guile and vision to attain greatness in his own right (hence Shakespeare casts him as a 'plain, blunt man' whom Caesar's assassins don't think it worthwhile to kill). In his infamous alliance and love affair with Cleopatra of Egypt he is also often seen as duped and manipulated by a sharper mind.

Despite this there is no doubt Antony was a capable soldier. He first saw action leading a cavalry unit in Judaea, before giving valuable service to Julius Caesar in Gaul. He again served with distinction and led Caesar's right wing at the climactic battle of Pharsalus, and he was decisive in the defeat of the conspirators at Philippi which ended 100 years of Civil wars. But Paolo de Ruggiero re-assesses this pivotal figure, analyses the arguments of his many detractors, and concludes that he was much more than a simple soldier, revealing a more complex and significant man, and a decisive agent of change with a precise political vision for the Roman world. 1 vol, 258 pgs 2014 UK, PEN AND SWORD
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1-195240 Rush, Dr, Scott SPARTA AT WAR: Strategy, Tactics and Campaigns, 950-362 BC During the eighth century BC, Sparta became one of the leading cities of ancient Greece, conquering the southern Peloponnese. From the mid-sixth century BC until the mid-fourth BC, Sparta became a military power of recognized importance. For almost two centuries the massed Spartan army remained unbeaten in the field. Spartan officers also commanded with great success armies of mercenaries or coalition allies, as well as fleets of war galleys.

Although it is the stand of the 300 at Thermopylae that earned Sparta undying fame, it was her victories over both Persian invaders and the armies and navies of Greek rivals that upheld her position of leadership in Greece. Even a steady decline in Spartiate numbers, aggravated by a terrible earthquake in 464 BC, failed to end Spartan dominance. Only when the Thebans learned how to defeat the massed Spartan army in pitched battle was Sparta toppled from her position of primacy.

Scott Rusch examines what is known of the history of Sparta, from the settlement of the city to her defeat at Theban hands, focusing upon military campaigns and the strategic circumstances that drove them. Rusch offers fresh perspectives on important questions of Spartan history, and illuminate some of antiquity's most notable campaigns. 1 vol, 272 pgs 2011 UK, FRONTLINE BOOKS
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1-194120 Russo, F. UNDER THE SIGN OF THE EAGLE - History of the Roman Empire from the Republic Bilingual (English-Italian) volume examines the historical evolution of the Roman army, in all its ramifications, with particular attention to technological aspects. Faithful reproductions of machines and mechanisms are highlighted by the artifacts found at archaeological campaigns. Hundreds of mostly color illustrations. 1 vol, 494 pgs 2010 ITALY
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1-88330 Sabin, Philip & Wees, Hans van & Whitby, M. eds. CAMRIDGE HISTORY OF GREEK AND ROAMN WARFARE For each broad period developments in troop-types,equipment, strategy & tactics are discussed. Manyillustrations, a glossary & chronlogy. This willbecome the primary reference work, biblio, index. 2 vol, 1328 pgs 2008 UK, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY
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1-88190 Sabin, Phillip LOST BATTLES:Reconstructing the Great Clashes Author examines 36 individual battles through the use of conflict simulation. Readers can use the model to experiment for themselves by re-fighting engagements. B/w maps/illust, biblio, index. 1 vol, 320 pgs 2008 UK, CONTINUUM PUBLISHING
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1-213750 Sadler, John and Rosie Serdiville CAESAR'S GREATEST VICTORY: The Battle of Alesia 52BC Reveals arms, equipment, tactics, and fighting styles of Roman and Celtic armies, the charisma and leadership of Caesar and Vercingetorix, and the command and control structures of both sides. Covers the campaign leading up to the Battle of Alesia. Includes 28 color photos and maps. 1 vol, 320 pgs 2017 US, CASEMATE
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1-196770 Sage, Michael ROMAN CONQUESTS: GAUL This latest volume in the Roman Conquests series deals with some of the best known Roman campaigns of all. Indeed, due to the involvement of Julius Caesar and his commentaries, these are some of the most studied of any ancient campaigns.

Before Caesar, however, Rome had already established a foothold across the Alps in Gaul (the Province, modern Provence) and Michael M Sage starts with these early acquisitions which were largely reactive and defensive. The Gauls were one of the great warrior societies of ancient Europe and some of Rome's heaviest defeats were suffered here at the end of the second century BC. This context makes all the more remarkable the dazzling success of the audacious campaigns, just half a century later, by which Caesar rapidly completed the initial conquest of the rest of Gaul. The subsequent revolts that soon occurred, culminating in the great unified rising under Vercingetorix, are also covered in detail, with the epic siege of Alesia as the dramatic climax.

Sage analyses all these campaigns, showing how the Roman war machine was ultimately able to overcome vastly superior numbers of Celtic warriors to extend Rome's rule from the Mediterranean to the English Channel. Includes eight pages of color plates and six b/w maps. 1 vol, 208 pgs 2011 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-46030 Sage, Michael M. WARFARE IN ANCIENT GREECE: A Sourcebook The author assembles a wide range of sources along with the latest scholarship on the Greek experience of war to provide a unique work, 100's of entries make this a must for Ancient/Greek history buffs. 1 vol, 252 pgs 1996 NY, ROUTLEDGE
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1-202090 Sampson, Gareth CRISIS OF ROME: The Jugurthine and Northern Wars and the Rise of Marius In the later 2nd century BC, after a period of rapid expansion and conquest, the Roman Republic found itself in crisis. In North Africa her armies were already bogged down in a long difficult guerrilla war in a harsh environment when invasion by a coalition of Germanic tribes, the Cimbri, Teutones and Ambrones, threatened Italy and Rome itself, inflicting painful defeats on Roman forces in pitched battle Gaius Marius was the man of the hour.

The first war he brought to an end through tactical brilliance, bringing the Numidian King Jugurtha back in chains. Before his ship even returned to Italy, the senate elected Marius to lead the war against the northern invaders. Reorganizing and reinvigorating the demoralized Roman legions, he led them to two remarkable victories in the space of months, crushing the Teutones and Ambrones at Aquiae Sextae and the Cimbri at Vercellae.

The Roman army emerged from this period of crisis a much leaner and more professional force and the author examines the extent to which the 'Marian Reforms' were responsible for this and the extent to which they can be attributed to Marius himself. 1 vol, 192 pgs 2010 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-88720 Sampson, Gareth DEFEAT OF ROME, THE:Crassus, Carrhae and the East 53BC and Crassus invades the Parthian Empire only to suffer Rome's greatest defeat since Hannibal's invasion of Italy. B/w maps/illust, biblio, index. 1 vol, 224 pgs 2008 US, CASEMATE PUBLISHING
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1-57710 Santosuosso, Antonio SOLDIERS, CITIZENS & THE SYMBOLS OF WAR Comprehensive study of how tactics and strategy changed from the 5th century BC to the middle of the 2nd century BC, and the role played by the citizen soldier in the West, maps, notes, index. 1 vol, 274 pgs 1997 BOULDER, WESTVIEW PRESS
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1-72560 Santosuosso, Antonio STORMING THE HEAVENS The story of the Roman military machine with the crisis of the late 2nd century, when the soldiers became the Empire's worst enemy, b/w illust/maps, biblio, index. 1 vol, 288 pgs 2003 BOULDER, WESTVIEW PRESS
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2-72560 Santosuosso, Antonio STORMING THE HEAVENS The story of the Roman military machine with thecrisis of the late 2nd century, when the soldiersbecame the Empire's worst enemy, b/w illust/maps,biblio, index. 1 vol, 288 pgs 2001 BOULDER, WESTVIEW PRESS
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1-194460 Sawyer, Ralph D. ANCIENT CHINESE WARFARE Preeminent expert on Chinese military history Ralph Sawyer uses recently recovered documents and archaeological findings to construct a comprehensive guide to the developing technologies, strategies, and logistics of ancient Chinese militarism in the Legendary Era, Hsia dynasty, and Shang dynasty. The result is a definitive look at the tools and methods that won wars and shaped culture in ancient China. Some black and white illustrations included. 1 vol, 576 pgs 2011 US, BASIC BOOKS
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1-33470 Sawyer, Ralph D. and Sawyer, Mei-chin translators SEVEN MILITARY CLASSICS OF ANCIENT CHINA, THE Translation of seven essays, written between 500BC and 700AD, appendices on the Chariot, Cavalry and Arms/Armor. Extensive chapter notes on all seven essays, biblio, index. 1 vol, 568 pgs 2007 US, BASIC BOOKS
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1-902908 Schertler, Otto and Lunyakov, Sascha DIE HEERE im ALTEN ORIENT Ancient oriental armies. A study of ancient armies of city-states like Sumeria, Akkadia, and Babylon, as well as examining Assyria, the Hittites, and other peoples between 3000 - 550 BC.
Described are the tactics, weapons, and fortifications of those warriors.
- Ancient oriental people
- Warfare in ancient orient
- Copper, bronze and iron
- Infantry
- Chariots of war
- Cavalry
- Organization of armies
- Fortifications and the art of pioneers
- War at sea
- Weapons for attack and defense clothing and armour, lance and spear, dagger, sword, battle-axe, club. bow and arrow, slingshot, helmet, armour of men and horses. Full color throughout. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2010, GERMANY, BERLIN ZINNFIGUREN
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1-67240 Sekunda, Nicholas HELLENISTIC INFANTRY REFORM IN THE 160'S BC Chapters on Military reform in the Ptolemaic and Seleucid Armies, extensive appendices of primary source material, b/w illust/plates, biblio. 1 vol, 189 pgs 2001 LODZ, OFICYNA NAUKOWA MS
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1-52540 Sekunda, Nick and Jack Way ALEXANDER THE GREAT:His Armies and Campaigns Special combined edition of OSPREY MAA #148 and CAMPAIGN #7. 1 vol, 144 pgs 1998 LONDON, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-61330 Sekunda, Nick and Northfield, Simon CAESAR'S LEGIONS:The Roman Soldier 753BC to 117AD Combination of Osprey MAA's #46, 283 and 291, good value for (3) MAA's (cost $38.85), includes 24 color plates. 1 vol, 144 pgs 2000 LONDON, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-41910 Selkirk, Raymond ON THE TRAIL OF THE LEGIONS The author argues that the Roman Conquest of Britain was effected water transport & not by road presented here are the results of twelve years of field work, b/w photos/illust/line drawings, index 1 vol, 410 pgs 1995 IPSWITCH, ANGLIA PUBLIS'G
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1-191730 Sheldon, Rose Mary Rome's Wars in Parthia This book details Rome's military encounters with Parthia from the bumbling campaign of Crassus to the fall of the Parthian Regime. B/w maps, biblio, index. 1 vol, 303 pgs 2010 UK, Vallentine Mitchell
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1-980046 Sheppard, Ruth ALEXANDER THE GREAT AT WAR Contains works from 19 previous Ospreys. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2008 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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2-980046 Sheppard, Ruth editor ALEXANDER THE GREAT AT WAR Contains works from 19 previous Ospreys.

Alexander the Great never ceases to fascinate. He was aged only 20 when he became king of Macedon, but had already begun to show the military genius that would win him victories against the mighty Persian Empire. In a campaign lasting 11 years he traveled thousands of miles through deserts, plains and forests, fought huge battles, and besieged many cities to become the master of a massive empire. He died prematurely at the age of just 33, and no man could hold together the empire he had created. A god in his lifetime, his name is still world-famous millennia after his death. This book examines Alexander's campaigns in detail and his victories with the help of maps, illustrations, and reconstructions to bring the epic career of one of the world's greatest generals to life.
1 vol, 256 pgs 2011 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-201048 sheppard, Si TROY: Myths and Legends Vol. 8 When Paris, prince of Troy, ran off with Helen, wife of the king of Sparta, it launched the greatest war of the mythic age of Greece. Heroes and gods assembled on both sides, as the combined armies of Greece launched a siege that would last for 10 years. During that time, famous heroes, such as Achilles, Ajax, and Hector, would find glory on the battlefield, before being cut down. Others, such as Agamemnon, Odysseus, and Aeneas, would survive the war, only to face even greater challenges afterwards.

Thanks to the Iliad of Homer, and numerous other ancient sources, the story of the siege of Troy has survived over 3,000 years. In this new book in the Myths and Legends series, Professor Si Sheppard draws together all of these ancient writings to tell the complete story of the Trojan war, from the flight of the 'face that launched a thousand ships' to the great wooden horse that brought the city to bloody ruin. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2013 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-75530 Shipley, Graham GREEK WORLD AFTER ALEXANDER, THE:323-30 BC Comprehensive look at all the states that made up the 'Greek' world and how they developed, b/w figs, maps, notes, extensive biblio, source index, index. 1 vol, 568 pgs 2004 LONDON, ROUTLEDGE PRESS
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1-203340 Silva, Luis VIRIATHUS: And the Lusitanian Resistance to Rome In the middle years of the second century BC, Rome was engaged in the conquest and pacification of what is now Spain and Portugal. They met with determined resistance from several tribes but nobody defied them with more determination and skill than Viriathus. Apparently of humble birth, he emerged as a leader after the treacherous massacre of the existing tribal chieftains and soon proved himself a gifted and audacious commander.

Relying on hit and run guerrilla tactics, he inflicted repeated humiliating reverses upon the theoretically superior Roman forces, uniting a number of tribes in resistance to the invader and stalling their efforts at conquest and pacification for eight years. Still unbeaten in the field, he was only overcome when the Romans resorted to bribing some of his own men to assassinate him (though they reneged on the agreed payment, claiming they did not reward traitors!).

Though renowned in his day Viriathus has been neglected by modern historians, a travesty that Luis Silva puts right in this thoroughly researched and accessible account. Portuguese by birth, the author draws on Portuguese research and perspectives that will be refreshing to English-language scholars and his own military experience also informs his analysis of events. What emerges is a stirring account of defiance, heroic resistance against the odds and, ultimately, treachery and tragedy. 1 vol, 192 pgs 2013 UK, PEN AND SWORD
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1-902916 Smid, Stefan DER TOLLE HALBERSTADTER: Christian von Braunschweig Christian of Brunswick -- The Great Halberstadter as his contemporaries called him because of his unruly disposition -- disliked his sedate position as administrator of the bishopric of Halberstadt, which he had assumed in 1616, and soon pursued the more exciting military life.

After fighting under Maurice of Orange against the Spaniards in the Netherlands (1621), he raised an army for the Palatine elector Frederick V, and for five years he ranged across western Germany, eastern France, and the Netherlands, being twice defeated by the imperial marshal Johann Tserclaes, Count von Tilly.

After renouncing his administrative role for the bishopric, Christian subsisted on the plunder he had taken and on French, Dutch, and English subsidies. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2012, GERMANY, BERLIN ZINNFIGUREN
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1-42940 Snodgrass, A.M. ARMS AND ARMOUR OF THE GREEKS Classic, using many forms of evidence the author details the development of Greek arms/armor, 60+b/w illust, chpt. notes, index. 1 vol, 152 pgs 2002 BALTIMORE, JOHNS HOPKINS
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1-77180 Snyder, Christopher A. AN AGE OF TYRANTS: Britain and Britons AD 400-600 Sub-Roman British history, b/w maps/illust, chapter notes, biblio, index. 1 vol, 403 pgs 1998 US, PENN STATE PRESS
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1-86670 Souhern, Pat ROMAN ARMY, THE:A Social and Insitutional History A wide-ranging portrait of the Roman Army and its common soldier, illustrated with 40+ b/w illust and maps, biblio, index. 1 vol, 398 pgs 2007 US, OXFORD PRESS
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1-43640 Southern, Pat & Dixon, Karen Ramsey LATE ROMAN ARMY, THE Excellent account of the organization and equipment of the Roman Army at the end of the 2nd century AD examines the physical and administrative settings, over 100 b/w illust, biblio, index. 1 vol, 240 pgs 1996 NEW HAVEN, YALE UNIVERS'Y
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1-199780 Southern, Patricia MARK ANTONY: A Life History has not been kind to Mark Antony, but then he was probably his own worst enemy, fatally flawed, too fond of wine and women, extravagant, impetuous, reckless, always in debt, and attached to all the wrong people. There is some truth in this list of Antony's failings, but the propaganda machine of his enemy, Octavian, ensured that these facets of Antony's character were the only ones to survive. There is no mention of the fact that Caesar, who could not afford to promote incompetent assistants, found in Antony a very able lieutenant. Nor is it acknowledged that immediately after the assassination of Caesar in 44 BC, it was Antony and not Octavian who held the state together, when it could so easily have slipped into chaos. 4.75 x 7.75 inches, 52 illustrations. 1 vol, 288 pgs 2012 UK, Amberley
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1-207820 Southern, Patricia THE ROMAN ARMY: A History 753 BC - AD 476 This book covers the complete history of the Roman Army from 753 BC to AD 476, including its successes and failures against Rome's enemies such as Gauls, Carthaginians, Goths, and Persians.

Life in the Roman Army was not all about fighting battles. Soldiers, centurions and commanding officers left behind a variety of documents, many of which are used in this book to reconstruct their daily lives and their combat experience. Includes 16 color pages. 1 vol, 560 pgs 2015 UK, AMBERLY
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2-207820 Southern, Patricia THE ROMAN ARMY: A History 753 BC - AD 476 This book covers the complete history of the Roman Army from 753 BC to AD 476, including its successes and failures against Rome's enemies such as Gauls, Carthaginians, Goths, and Persians.

Life in the Roman Army was not all about fighting battles. Soldiers, centurions, and commanding officers left behind a variety of documents, many of which are used in this book to reconstruct their daily lives and their combat experience. Includes 16 color pages. 1 vol, 560 pgs 2016 UK, AMBERLY
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1-87510 Spalinger, Anthony WAR IN ANCIENT EGYPT The author, a respected Egyptologist, focuses on the war machine of New Kingdom Egypt 1575-1100 BC. B/w maps/illust, notes, biblio, index. 1 vol, 312 pgs 2005 OXFORD, BLACKWELL PUBS
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2-33420 Spence, I.G. CAVALRY OF CLASSICAL GREECE:Social & Military Hist The author examines how Greek cavalry actually operated on the battlefield, the author challenges the assumption that it was subordinated to the infantry, b/w illust, biblio, index. 1 vol, 368 pgs 1996 NY, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRS
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1-24090 Starr, C.G. ROMAN IMPERIAL NAVY, 31 B.C. - A.D. 324 Classic work, chapter notes, biblio, index, this new edition includes plates illustrating Roman Imperial war ships and related vessels. 1 vol, 250 pgs 1995 CHICAGO, ARES PUBLISHERS
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1-16710 Starr, Chester G. INFLUENCE OF SEA POWER ON ANCIENT HISTORY, THE Examines the role of naval forces Athens, Carthage and Rome, chapter notes, index, biblio. 1 vol, 128 pgs 1988 NY, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRS
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1-207360 Steinby, Christa ROME VERSUS CARTHAGE: The War at Sea The epic struggle between Carthage and Rome, two of the superpowers of the ancient world, is most famous for land battles in Italy, on the Iberian peninsula, and in North Africa. But warfare at sea, which played a vital role in the First and Second Punic Wars, rarely receives the attention it deserves and sometimes leads to a distorted understanding of Roman naval warfare.

This study focuses on the monumental clashes of the Carthaginian and Roman fleets in the Mediterranean, includes the latest archaeological discoveries, and a fresh look at the ancient sources. The Romans' seafaring tradition, skill, determination, and resourcefulness eventually gave them a decisive advantage. 1 vol, 224 pgs 2014 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-57270 Stephenson, I.P. ROMAN INFANTRY EQUIPMENT:The Later Empire Chpts on the construction and use of hand/missile weapons, armor; analysis of tactics and nature of period warfare, b/w illust/drawings, color plates. 1 vol, 160 pgs 2001 UK, TEMPUS PUBLISHING LTD
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2-26360 Stillman, Nigel & Tallis, Nigel ARMIES OF THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST, 3000-539 BC Organization, tactics, dress, and weapons of ancient armies of the period. Includes 210 black and white illustrations. 1 vol, 208 pgs 1984 UK, WARGAMES RESEARCH GRP
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1-194260 Strassler, Robert B editor The Landmark Thucydides - A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War Thucydides called his account of two decades of war between Athens and Sparta 'a possession for all time,' and indeed it is the first and still the most famous work in the Western historical tradition. Considered essential reading for generals, statesmen, and liberally educated citizens for more than 2,000 years, The Peloponnesian War is a mine of military, moral, political, and philosophical wisdom.

However, this classic book has long presented obstacles to the uninitiated reader. Written centuries before the rise of modern historiography, Thucydides' narrative is not continuous or linear. His authoritative chronicle of what he considered the greatest war of all time is rigorous and meticulous, yet omits the many aids to comprehension modern readers take for granted -- such as brief biographies of the story's main characters, maps and other visual enhancements, and background on the military, cultural, and political traditions of ancient Greece.

Robert Strassler's new edition amends these omissions, and not only provides a new coherence to the narrative overall but effectively reconstructs the lost cultural context that Thucydides shared with his original audience. Based on the venerable Richard Crawley translation, updated and revised for modern readers, The Landmark Thucydides includes a vast array of superbly designed and presented maps, brief informative appendices by outstanding classical scholars on subjects of special relevance to the text, explanatory marginal notes on each page, an index of unprecedented subtlety and depth, and numerous other useful features. Readers will find that with this edition they can dip into the text at any point and be immediately oriented with regard to the geography, season, date, and stage of the conflict.

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2-194260 Strassler, Robert B editor The Landmark Thucydides - A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War Thucydides called his account of two decades of war between Athens and Sparta 'a possession for all time,' and indeed it is the first and still the most famous work in the Western historical tradition. Considered essential reading for generals, statesmen, and liberally educated citizens for more than 2,000 years, The Peloponnesian War is a mine of military, moral, political, and philosophical wisdom.

However, this classic book has long presented obstacles to the uninitiated reader. Written centuries before the rise of modern historiography, Thucydides' narrative is not continuous or linear. His authoritative chronicle of what he considered the greatest war of all time is rigorous and meticulous, yet omits the many aids to comprehension modern readers take for granted -- such as brief biographies of the story's main characters, maps and other visual enhancements, and background on the military, cultural, and political traditions of ancient Greece.

Robert Strassler's new edition amends these omissions, and not only provides a new coherence to the narrative overall but effectively reconstructs the lost cultural context that Thucydides shared with his original audience. Based on the venerable Richard Crawley translation, updated and revised for modern readers, The Landmark Thucydides includes a vast array of superbly designed and presented maps, brief informative appendices by outstanding classical scholars on subjects of special relevance to the text, explanatory marginal notes on each page, an index of unprecedented subtlety and depth, and numerous other useful features. Readers will find that with this edition they can dip into the text at any point and be immediately oriented with regard to the geography, season, date, and stage of the conflict.

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1-902911 Strassmeir, Andreas DAS HEER DES ARMINIUS The Germanic Army that defeated the Romans. Fullcolor throughtout. 1 vol, 60 pgs 2009 GERMANY, BERLIN ZINNFIG
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1-74950 Strauss, Barry BATTLE OF SALAMIS, THE Well written detailed study of the Naval Battlethat saved Greece from the Persian Invasion 480BC,b/w maps, chpt notes, biblio, index. 1 vol, 294 pgs 2004 US, SIMON & SCHUSTER
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1-85250 Strauss, Barry TROJAN WAR, THE:A New History The author presents the latest evidence as heweaves together a military epic of the first orderb/w illust/maps, biblio, index. 1 vol, 288 pgs 2006 US, SIMON & SCHUSTER
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1-190140 Sullivan, Denis translator of Heron of Byzantium SIEGECRAFT:Two Tenth-Century Instructional Manuals The Parangelmata Poliorcetica & the Geodesia, two Greek treatises on the construction of devices, for siege warfare. Greek and English text the,(46) b/w illust show devices in action.,
1 vol, 359 pgs 2000 US, DUNBARTON OAKS
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1-208320 Symons, Sarah ROMAN WALES When the Roman army invaded Wales in AD 74, they had to build a continuous chain of fortresses throughout the length and breadth of the country because of the fierce opposition of the tribal population, the Celts. The clash of cultures that resulted gave birth to Wales as we know it today, as the Romans established prosperous towns and introduced their way of life, landscaping, architecture and education to the locals.

Wales was an important part of the Roman Empire, and grew to flourish as one of its wealthy provinces. From Carmarthen to Aberystwyth, Carleon to Carwent, many places in Wales today contain links and fascinating clues to this ancient civilization. Cooking utensils, jewelry and Roman baths have been uncovered at these sites, giving us a glimpse back into the exciting era of the Roman occupation, and how these people lived, worked and played.
1 vol, 96 pgs 2015 UK, AMBERLEY
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1-210351 Syvanne, Ilkka MILITARY HISTORY OF LATE ROME 284-361 This ambitious series gives the reader a comprehensive narrative of late Roman military history from 284-641. Each volume (five are planned) gives a detailed account of the changes in organization, equipment, strategy and tactics among both the Roman forces and her enemies in the relevant period, while also giving a detailed but accessible account of the campaigns and battles. B/w maps and battle diagrams.

Volume I covers the period 284-361, starting with recovery from the 'third-century crisis' and the formation of the Tetrarchy. Constantine's civil wars and stabilization are also major themes, with the pattern repeated under his sons. Constantius II's wars against the usurper Magnentius, the Danubian tribes and the Sassanid Persians illustrate the serious combination of internal and external threats the Empire faced at this time.

The author discusses these and the many other dramatic military events in their full context and puts forward some interesting conclusions on strategic and tactical developments. He argues, for example, that the Roman shift from infantry to cavalry as the dominant arm occurred considerably earlier than usually accepted. Anyone with an interest in the military history of this period will find it both informative and thought-provoking. 1 vol, 320 pgs 2015 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-17950 Tarn, W.W. GREEKS IN BACTRIA AND INDIA, THE Complete study of all aspects of the Greek effects on Bactria and India, maps, index. 1 vol, 566 pgs 1987 CHICAGO, ARES PUBLISHERS
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1-17990 Tarn, W.W. HELLENISTIC MILITARY & NAVAL DEVELOPMENTS Details of the use of Infantry, Cavalry, Elephants, and the development of siege and naval warfare, index. 1 vol, 170 pgs 1984 CHICAGO, ARES PUBLISHERS
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1-212290 Taylor, Don EMPIRE AT WAR: A Compendium of Roman Battles from 31 B.C. to A.D. 565 Excellent first-stop reference to the many battles of the Roman Empire. Catalogues and offers a brief description of every significant battle fought by the Roman Empire from Augustus to Justinian I (and most of the minor ones too). The information in each entry is drawn exclusively from Ancient, Late Antique, and Early Medieval texts, in order to offer a brief description of each battle based solely on the information provided by the earliest surviving sources which chronicle the event.

This approach provides the reader a concise foundation of information to which they can then confidently apply later scholarly interpretation presented in secondary sources in order to achieve a more accurate understanding of the most likely battlefield scenario. Includes 27 maps.

In writing the battle descriptions, the author has not sought analyze the evidence contained in the surviving accounts, nor embellish them beyond that which was necessary to provide clarity to the modern reader. He allows the original writers to speak for themselves, presenting the reader with a succinct version of what the ancient chroniclers tell us of these dramatic events. 1 vol, 224 pgs 2016 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-213800 Taylor, Don ROMAN REPUBLIC AT WAR: A Compendium of Roman Battles from 502 to 31 BC This single volume offers a brief description of every significant battle fought by the Roman Republic between 480 and 31 BC (and most of the minor ones too).

The information in each entry is drawn exclusively from Ancient texts to offer a brief description of each battle based solely on the information provided by the earliest surviving sources. The author does not analyze the evidence contained in the surviving accounts, but allows the original writers to speak for themselves. 1 vol, 288 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-203470 Taylor, Michael ANTIOCHUS THE GREAT A teenage king in 223 BC, Antiochus III inherited an empire in shambles, ravaged by civil strife and eroded by territorial secessions. He proved himself a true heir of Alexander: he defeated rebel armies and embarked on a campaign of conquest and reunification. Although repulsed by Ptolemy IV at the Battle of Raphia, his eastern campaigns reaffirmed Seleucid hegemony as far as modern Afghanistan and Pakistan. Returning westward, he defeated Ptolemy V at Panion (200 BC) and succeeded in adding Koile Syria to the Seleucid realm.

At the height of his powers, he challenged growing Roman power, unimpressed by their recent successes against Carthage and Macedon. His expeditionary force was crushed at Thermopylae and evacuated. Refusing to bow before Roman demands, Antiochus energetically mobilized against Roman invasion, but was again decisively defeated at the epic battle of Magnesia. Despite the loss of territory and prestige enshrined in the subsequent Peace of Apamea, Antiochus III left the Seleucid Empire in far better condition than he found it. Although sometimes presented as a failure against the unstoppable might of Rome, Antiochus III ranks as one of the most energetic and effective rulers of the Ancient world. 1 vol, 192 pgs 2013 UK, PEN and SWORD
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1-205020 Telford, Lynda SULLA: A Dictator Reconsidered Lucius Cornelius Sulla is one of the central figures of the late Roman Republic. Indeed, he is often considered a major catalyst in the death of the republican system. The ambitious general whose feud with a rival (Marius) led to his marching on Rome with an army at his back, leading to civil war and the terrible internecine bloodletting of the proscriptions. In these things, and in his appropriation of the title of dictator with absolute power, he set a dangerous precedent to be followed by Julius Caesar a generation later.

Lynda Telford believes Sulla's portrayal as a monstrous, brutal tyrant is unjustified. While accepting that he was responsible for much bloodshed, she contends that he was no more brutal than many of his contemporaries who have received a kinder press. Moreover, even his harshest measures were motivated not by selfish ambition but by genuine desire to do what he believed best for Rome.

The author believes the bias of the surviving sources, and modern biographers, has exaggerated the ill-feeling towards Sulla in his lifetime. After all, he voluntarily laid aside dictatorial power and enjoyed a peaceful retirement without fear of assassination. The contrast to Caesar is obvious. 1 vol, 304 pgs 2014 UK, PEN AND SWORD
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1-200970 Thion, Stephane LE SOLDAT LAGIDE Hellenistic Egypt, with its many papyrus preserved by the dry climate, is the natural starting point for studies of Alexander the Great's successors' institutions. No other Hellenistic kingdom has as many sources, even in the military field. This book details the Ptolemaic organization and equipment over the period covering the 3rd to the 1st century BC.

In an effort to bring the Ptolemaic soldier back to life, 37 plates illustrate the text, most of which were made from steles and mosaics found in Egypt. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2013 FRANCE, LRT EDITIONS
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1-48030 Thompson, E.A. translator ROMAN REFORMER AND INVENTOR, A:De Rebus Bellicis By an unknown author of Constantine's era, amongmany ideas many that cover the Roman Army fromScythed Chariots to new artillery, b/w illust,index, interesting little book of military ideas. 1 vol, 142 pgs 1997 CHICAGO, ARES PRESS
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1-211180 Travis, Hilary and John ROMAN SHIELDS This study of the panoply of shields used by the Romans differs from those preceding in that it has drawn together the streams of published information of sculptural imagery and archaeological 'hard' evidence, while also looking at the component parts, how they are physically put together, and attempting to reproduce the aspects of the artifacts observed through reconstructing them and subjecting them to regular use and combat conditions. 1 vol, 0 pgs 2016 UK, AMBERLY
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1-207990 Travis, John ROMAN HELMETS The Roman military is an iconic, ancient institution; everybody is familiar with the image of fearsome Roman centurions marching in their famous columns. This book covers the helmets used by the historic Roman troops, drawing on their expertise, their wealth of illustrated material and the world of reenactments. In its study of the panoply of helmets used by the Romans, it pulls together the streams of published information of sculptural imagery and archaeological hard evidence, while also looking at the component parts, how they are physically put together, and attempting to reproduce the aspects of the artifacts. Includes 16 pages of color illustrations. 1 vol, 192 pgs 2015 UK, AMBERLEY
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1-46040 Treadgold, Warren BYZANTIUM AND ITS ARMY, 284-1081 The author traces the army's impact on the State from the reorganization under Diocletian in 284 until Manzikert in 1071, covers organization, size cavalry, naval, pay, logistics & more, biblio, index. 1 vol, 250 pgs 1995 CA, STANFORD UNIV PRESS
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2-46040 Treadgold, Warren BYZANTIUM AND ITS ARMY, 284-1081 The author traces the army's impact on the State from the reorganization under Diocletian in 284 until Manzikert in 1071, covers organization, size cavalry, naval, pay, logistics & more, biblio, index. 1 vol, 250 pgs 1997 CA, STANFORD UNIV PRESS
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1-209570 Varga, Daniel THE ROMAN WARS IN SPAIN: The Military Confrontation With Guerrilla Warfare It took the Romans almost exactly 200 years to conquer the Iberian Peninsula (modern Spain and Portugal). The skillful and tenacious resistance of the various inhabitants, utilizing superior mobility in the rugged terrain to wage a guerrilla war, made the region the graveyard of many a Roman army. But the lessons, though painful, were eventually learnt and the heat of this so-called 'fiery war' forged the legions into a more effective force.

Daniel Varga analyses the strategies and tactics of both sides, drawing on the traditional literary sources but also the latest archaeological research. He examines the problems faced by the Roman army and the extent to which it was forced to adapt to meet, and eventually overcome, these challenges.

His findings show the Spanish armies as more sophisticated than often thought. The author concludes that the Spanish campaigns exerted a powerful influence on the organization, tactics, and equipment of the Roman army, helping to make it the supreme fighting machine it became. 1 vol, 192 pgs 2015 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-949033 Various PRETORIEN # 33 Includes: Le Guerre de Judee (1st C); Le Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay; Gladiateurs; L'Empereur Geta; Battle du Vol es Dunes; and more. 1 vol, 68 pgs 2015 FRANCE, LCV
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1-949034 Various PRETORIEN # 34 Contents include: Agesilos et l'hegemonie Spartiate; Les gladiateurs aux petits boucliers; le reconquete de la Syrie par Byzance; Le chateau de Baynac; Bataille de Dunnichen; Smyrne: les chavaliers de Rhodes; and more. 1 vol, 68 pgs 2015 FRANCE, LCV
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1-949035 Various PRETORIEN # 35 Contents include: L'equipement et l'organisation du fantassin pretorien; L'empereur Probus; les suites armees dans l'antiquite; le chateau d'Ancy-le-Franc; Abusima - fort du limes romain; and more. 1 vol, 68 pgs 2015 FRANCE, LCV
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1-949036 Various PRETORIEN # 36 Contents include: L'histoire fourmille d'exemples qui montrent que, quelle que soit son importance, un avantage n'est jamais durablement acquis. Nous avions laisse, dans Pretorien # 34, le puissant roi de Sparte, Agesilas II, au lendemain de ses victoires de Nemee puis de Coronee. Dans un Peloponnese divise, ce grand roi parviendra a confirmer sa domination sur les cites grecques. Mais, helas, la realite finit par prendre le dessus.

Trop peu nombreuse et meme alliee aux autres Argiens, l'armee spartiate ne peut vaincre les puissants hoplites de Thebes. La defaite de Mantinee est la consequence de cette situation. Mais, le beotarque de Thebes etant mort durant l'affrontement, la paix profitera tout de meme a la ville de Sparte. C'est sur le declin de cette ville, desormais affaiblie et isolee, que nous ouvrons cette revue.

Cette regle vaut egalement dans bien d'autres domaines. Par exemple, lors des croisades provoquees, Pretorien l'a deja evoque, par les Byzantins qui craignaient pour leur existence face a la progression des Turcs seldjoukides. Las, la quatrieme croisade se retourne contre Constantinople dont elle chasse la dynastie grecque pour la remplacer par Baudouin Ier, premier empereur latin d'Orient. Un chef-d'oeuvre Deugene Delacroix, disseque dans ce numero, permet de comprendre le sens de cette lutte fratricide tres eloignee de l'enjeu initial des croisades.

Autre nation dominante, les Romains opposaient une organisation parfaitement huilee face aux hordes barbares. Comme ils l'ont fait ailleurs, ils ont bati un mur infranchissable, le formidable limes dont les traces existent encore de nos jours. Le site d'Abusina, situe sur le Danube entre Ingolstadt et Regensburg, montre qu'il etait vain d'esperer contenir la progression des Germains. Les raids ennemis se multipliant, les Romains durent progressivement abandonner la region a partir de la fin du IIIe siecle de notre ere. Pretorien vous presente ce site et l'ingeniosite de ses batisseurs.

Comme nous le faisons regulierement, Pretorien revient sur l'equipement et l'organisation des armees de l'Antiquite en presentant, dans ce numero, le fantassin pretorien du Ier siecle et les suites armees de la meme periode. Paradoxalement, chefs barbares et generaux romains avaient recours aux memes unites d'elite puisees dans les rangs germains. Etrange anecdote qui prend toute sa saveur dans la suite de l'histoire.

Comme il le fait dans chaque numero, Pretorien vous propose a nouveau ses rubriques desormais traditionnelles. Notamment, pour notre page cinema, une evocation de l'admirable film de Laurence Olivier consacre en 1955 au terrible Richard III de Shakespeare. 1 vol, 68 pgs 2015 FRANCE, LCV
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1-949037 Various PRETORIEN # 37 Articles include: Rome vs Pyrrhus, Pretorian's equipment, La Vie de Cesar: Trojan dece, La Wartburg a eisenach, L'armee Carolingenne, Le Siege de Chatteau Gaillard, and more. 1 vol, 68 pgs 2015 FRANCE, LCV
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1-949038 Various PRETORIEN # 38 Articles include: Rome vs Pyrrhus, Pretorian's equipment, La Vie de Cesar: Trojan dece, La Wartburg a eisenach, L'armee Carolingenne, Le Siege de Chatteau Gaillard, and more. 1 vol, 68 pgs 2016 FRANCE, LCV
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1-949039 Various PRETORIEN # 39 Le Dernier Jour Pompei, Le Guerre de Molina, Les Equipements Pretoriens, Los Temples Fortifies a Malte, L'Alcazaba d'Almeria, La Bataille de Brignais, and more. 1 vol, 68 pgs 2016 FRANCE, LCV
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1-949040 Various PRETORIEN # 40 Articles include: Le Dernier Jour Pompei, Le Guerre de Molina, Les Equipements Pretoriens, Los Temples Fortifies a Malte, L'Alcazaba d'Almeria, La Bataille de Brignais, and more. 1 vol, 68 pgs 2016 FRANCE, LCV
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1-949041 Various PRETORIEN # 41 On the cover: the battle of Kosovo Polje that permanently dedicated the Turkish rule in the Balkans. Also: La Bataille de Couroupedion, Les Premiers Vexilla d'la Armee Romaine, La Chareau de Dunnottar, Amedee VI de Savoie le comte vert, Sur les pas de Guillaume le Conquerant, and more. 1 vol, 68 pgs 2016 FRANCE, LCV
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1-949042 Various PRETORIEN # 42 On the cover: Battle of Kosovo Polje with the Turks in the Balkans. Also: La Bataille de Couroupedion, Les Premiers Vexilla d'la Armee Romaine, La Chareau de Dunnottar, Amedee VI de Savoie le comte vert, Sur les pas de Guillaume le Conquerant, and more. 1 vol, 68 pgs 2017 FRANCE, LCV
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1-949043 Various PRETORIEN # 43 Articles cover: Guerre des Deux Roses, les unites dotees d'un vexillum, sur les champs Catalauniques, les archers romaines aux Ier and IIe siecles, Les thermes romains de bath, les champ de bataille de Giornico, and more. 1 vol, 68 pgs 2017 FRANCE, LCV
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1-954081 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 8.1 Theme: Deserters, Defectors, Traitors

* The conspiracy of Catiline
* David's insurgency against Saul
* Memnon of Rhodes

Features
* The life of Suppiluliuma I
* Where was Mons Graupius? 1 vol, 60 pgs 2014 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954082 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 8.2 Theme: Struggles of the Ionian Greeks
* Ionians and Lydians at War
* The Battle of Lade
* Alexander and the Milesians

Features
* 'Right-carrying' Legionaries
* Romans in Ireland? 1 vol, 60 pgs 2014 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954083 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 8.3 Theme: Horsemen of the steppes
* The Amazons
* Darius versus the Scythians
* Battle of the River Thatis

Features
* The campaigns of pharaoh Seti I
* How long was the Sarissa? 1 vol, 60 pgs 2014 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954091 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 9.1 Theme: The end of empire: the Fall of Rome

Articles include: End of Empire: Historical introduction: 4 September AD 476; Investigating the Career of a Late Roman General - The Vandal Savior of Rome (Flavius Stilicho); The Eternal City's Most Grandiose Structure - The Walls of Rome; Reenacting a Late Roman Heavy Infantryman - Glory of the Empire (roughly AD 275-400); Battle of the Catalaunian Plains, AD 451 - Romans vs Huns; The Breaking of Roman Britain - Barbarica Conspiratio; The Vandals in Africa - The Vandal Menace; Odoacer and Theodoric Vie for Italy - The War of Ravenna; The Gorgoneion and Ancient Armor - Terrifying Defense; What Really Happened at Aegospotami? - Cunning vs. incompetence; Of Charioteers, Gladiators, and George Lucas - Box Office Gladiators; and more. 1 vol, 60 pgs 2015 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954092 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 9.2 Theme: Thebes

Articles include: The Theban Ascendancy; Plutarch of Chaeronea: Biographer and Moralist; First Among the Greeks: Epaminondas; A Hoplite at the Dawn of Theban Hegemony: On the Fields of Leuctra; Siege of Corcyra: 374-372 BC; Theban Education of Philip of Macedon; Battle of Leuctra; Theban Sacred Band; Roman Military Tombstones; Rome and China; and more. 1 vol, 60 pgs 2015 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954093 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 9.3 Theme: The Hittites and their successors
* The Hittites and their successors: Historical introduction
* Reading a Hittite clay tablet: The Hittite Guard's Rule
* The Bronze-Age art of fortification - Hittite defensive structures
* A horse master from Mitanni
* Rise and fall of minor kingdoms - Last of the Neo-Hittites

Other articles include:
* Octavian's disastrous first Sicilian expedition - Against Pompeius
* What did the ballista really look like - Euthytones & Palintones 1 vol, 60 pgs 2015 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954094 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 9.4 Theme: The First Punic War

The First Punic War (264 to 241 BC ) was the longest uninterrupted war in antiquity and the beginning of a series of military conflicts between Carthage and Rome. During the struggle, these ancient powers fought for the control of Sicily, a strategic point in the central Mediterranean. In the end, Rome was victorious and Carthage lost Sicily.

Theme articles include: Introduction; Fragments of Fabius Pictor: Puzzling History; The Escalation of War at Sea: Ship Builders Wanted; Carthaginian War Elephant; Elephants in War: Behemoths of the Battlefield; Agrigentum, 262-261 BC: Besiegers Besieged; Archaeology from the Battle of the Aegates Islands: From the Bottom of the Sea; Battle Speeches of the First Punic War: Taciturn Romans, Loquacious Carthaginians; Battle of Cape Ecnomus: War on the Waves; Battle of Tunis 255 BC: Rome's Disastrous North African Interlude; A Gilded Bronze Cuirass from a Punic Grave; and We Left Our Dead at the Polytimetos (fiction).

Other articles: Recreating an Extra-Heavy Archaic Greek Hoplite: Like a Bronze Statue of Ares; Was There Mental Trauma in Ancient Warfare: PTSD in Ancient Greece; and The Roman Army on Screen Part 2: Quo Vadis (1951). 1 vol, 84 pgs 2015 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954095 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 9.5 Theme: At the Point of the Sarissa
When Alexander fell ill at Babylon, he was lord of a massive but fragile empire and commander of a large, experienced army, but lacked a ready heir. On his deathbed, the warrior king was reported to have said that his empire should pass 'to the strongest' (Arrian 7.26.3, Diodorus 17.117.4), anticipating the violent struggle for power that consumed subsequent decades.

Theme articles include:
* The Hypaspist Corps
* Jewish soldiers in Hellenistic armies
* The Rise and Fall of the Achaean League
* The Silver Shields after Alexander 1 vol, 84 pgs 2015 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954096 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 9.6 Theme: The Aftermath of Battle

When we think about warfare in the ancient world, the first thing that probably pops into mind are images of men, clad in armor, fighting each other. Battle usually draws a lot of attention, and there have been many heated discussions about the nature and mechanics of combat. By comparison, there is often less interest in what happens after battle has been decided and the dust has settled. But the aftermath of conflict is no less interesting than the fight itself, as this issue of Ancient Warfare magazine will demonstrate.

* War Booty in Ancient Greece - The Spoils of War
* Germanic Post-Battle Human Sacrifice - Bog Bodies and Broken Blades
* Celebrating Victory the Augustan way - A Trophy Proud to Thee
* The Gates of Janus - Geminae Belli Portae
* Rout and Surrender in Ancient Greece - Running Away
* War Dead in Ancient Greece - Ancestral Custom
* Unspoken Homecomings in Ancient Greece - The Lost Nostoi

Other articles:

* Praetorians During the Roman Republic - Roman General's Personal Bodyguard
* Roman Wedge Formation - Cuneus 1 vol, 84 pgs 2016 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954101 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 10.1 Theme: The Archidamian War

Extra long introduction to war named after Spartan king Archidamus; bio of Pericles; Spartan Siege of Plataea; Socrates' experiences in battle; Spartan Brasidas' campaigns in the north of the Aegean; temple of Athena Nike in Athens; ongoing conflicts between Sparta and Argos after the conclusion of the Archidamian War in 421 BC; reconstruction of an Athenian hoplite of the Archidamian War; Roman soldiers in Egypt's Eastern Desert; discussion about movie The Viking Queen (about Boudicca, not vikings); and more. 1 vol, 84 pgs 2016 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954102 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 10.2 Theme: Wars in Hellenistic Egypt. Includes articles on the Raphia Decree, the Thorakitai (Hellenistic soldiers armed in the Roman manner), the connection between the army and temple-building, Ptolemy II's battle fleet, the Battle of Antioch, and two articles dealing with the Roman impact on Ptolemaic Egypt. 1 vol, 84 pgs 2016 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954103 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 10.3 Theme: The Mithridatic Wars.

Articles include: Aurei from Kalkriese; The Varusschlacht (the Museum of Varus' battle, a.k.a. The Teutoburg Forest) Museum in Kalkriese, Germany; Ancient Warfare in Sweden; How Corinthian is the Corinthian Helmet?; Hegemony III: Clash of the Ancients (videogame); and more. 1 vol, 84 pgs 2016 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954104 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 10.4 Theme: Wars at the Edge of Empires

Articles include: Aurei from Kalkriese; The Varusschlacht Museum (the Museum of Varus' Battle, a.k.a. The Teutoburg Forest) in Kalkriese, Germany; Ancient Warfare in Sweden; How Corinthian is the Corinthian Helmet?; Hegemony III: Clash of the Ancients (videogame); and more. 1 vol, 84 pgs 2016 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954105 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 10.5 Theme: The Persian Empire at War

* Historical introduction
* Cyrus' Conquest of Babylon
* Cyrus and the Conquest of Media
* Artemisia of Halicarnassus
* Aeschylus' The Persians - Persian Grief, Athenian Triumph
* Persian Scythed Chariot
* Army of the Persian Empire 490-330 BC

Other Articles:

* Fortress Europos (Dura-Europos) - Pompeii of the Desert
* Archery Tradition
* Alexander the Great - Battle of Gaugamela
* Violence in Ancient Times
* Roman Heavy Infantry on the Battlefield
* The 300 Spartans on Film 1 vol, 84 pgs 2016 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954106 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 10.6 Theme: The Year of the Four Emperors -- Suetonius' On the Life of the Caesars - Managing the Crisis; Military Turmoil in an Era of Crisis - Legions Come, Legions Go; The Batavian Revolt 69-70, The Jewish Revolt and the Struggle in Rome - Contenders from the East; Julius Sabinus - The Man Who Would be Caesar; Battles of Bedriacum and Cremona; Vespasian's Organization of the Empire; Fate of Those Who Stand Out - Ruthless Vespasian;

Other Articles: The Problem of the First Cohort; Massacre at Change-Ping (260BC China); Roman Army on Screen, Part 6 - Spartacus 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954111 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 11.1 Archery in the Ancient World Theme: Archery in the Ancient World
* Archery in the Ancient World - Historical Introduction
* The Archers - Cretan Mercenaries in Seleucid Service
* The Crossbow in Qin China - Lock & Load
* Pharaoh's Bowmen - Archers in Ancient Egypt
* Archers: Backbone of the Neo-Assyrian Army - Terror of My Frightful Weapons
* The Sogdian Heavy Cavalryman - Traded Wealth
* The Battle of Carrhae, 53 BC - Crassus' Parthian Blunder
* Archers in the Roman Legions - Rome's Forgotten Fighters
* A History of Horseback Archery - Shooting from the Saddle
* The Strategic Use of Bowmen - The Art of Tactics

Features:
* Facts and Myths About Roman Sheet Armor - Lorica Segmentata
* Evaluating Some Myths of Marathon - Strategy or Necessity
* The First Centurion - Marcus Caelius 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954112 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 11.2 - The Romans Unify Italy Theme: The Romans Unify Italy

* Rome Italian tribes and the Greek colonies - Many into one.
* Interpreting a fresco painting - Legionary in handcuffs?
* Italic cavalry during the Roman conquests - Renowned horsemen.
* Divisions among the Greeks in Italy - Under pressure.
* Reenacting 4th century Italic warriors - Piecing it all together.
* The Battle of Sentinum - To govern Italy.
* Developing the legion - Sword, spear, or javelin?

Other Features:
* Reviving an ancient fighting style - So you want to be a hoplite.
* The art of tactics - Taktike Techne, Part 2 - The Peltast.
* Felsonius Verus and his eagle - The Aquilifer.
* Clerks, artisans, and specialists - The Immunes. 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954113 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 11.3 - Roman Against Roman Theme: Caesar Versus Pompey in the Balkans.

* Caesar, Pompey and the Roman Senate: Road to Civil War
* Propaganda in Caesar's Bellum Civile: Restitutor Libertatis
* Caesar Prepares for the Balkans Campaign - Doing What They Least Expect
* The Dyrrhachium Campaign: A Painful Defeat for Caesar
* The Battle of Pharsalus, 9 August 48 BC -- When Eagles Clashed
* The Armies of Caesar and Pompey: Setting the Stage
* Pompey and the Senate: Shackled to a Corpse
* Further Reading: Pompey and Caesar
* The Cavalry of the Legion: Glorious horsemen
* The Art of Tactics: Taktike Techne Part III (Tacticus)
*Armoured Cavalry in Northwest Europe: The Cataphract of Borbetomagus 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-964001 Various ANCIENT HISTORY MAGAZINE # 1 Theme: Explorers and Exploration in Antiquity
* All Lands Covered by the Sun: Exploring the World
* Eudoxus of Cyzicus: Explorer Extraordinaire
* Voyage to the Frozen North: Pytheas of Mass Alia
* The World View of Herodotus: Mapping It Out
* Queen Hatshepsut's Expedition South: Journeying to the Land of Punt
* Romans Seek the Nile's Headwaters: How Low Did They Go?
* The Circumnavigation of Africa and More: Hanno's Periplus
* Exploring the Incense Route: All the Perfumes of Arabia

Other articles:
* Iran on the Eve of Cyrus's Conquests: The Median Dark Age
* A Much Contested Near Eastern Object: Authentic or Fake?
* The Vigiles of Augustan Rome: Protecting the Neighborhoods
* An archaeologist Reads a Gospel: Smashing Bottles
* Bringing Wine to the Frontiers: The Tombstone of Publius Tenatius
* An Egyptian Queen of the Nile: An audience with HatShepsut
* How Do We Know if a Papyrus is Genuine? 1 vol, 68 pgs 2015 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-964002 Various ANCIENT HISTORY MAGAZINE # 2 Theme: The Reign of Caracalla

* Tyrant, Traveler, Administrator - Caracalla
* Britain Under Caracalla - Peace in His Time
* Caracalla Erases the Past - Unperson
* Grant, Grab, Process, or Something Else - The Constitutio Antoniniana
* Caracalla's Visit to Raetia - In Search of a Cure
* The Advice of Severus as reflected in Coinage - Caracalla's coins
* Imperial Self-Promotion and the Baths - A Palace for the People

Other articles:

* Roman Persecution of Christians - The Scillitan Martyrs
* How Do We Know - How to Pronounce Latin
* The Uluburun Shipwreck - Trove Beneath the Waves 1 vol, 68 pgs 2016 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-964003 Various ANCIENT HISTORY MAGAZINE #3 Theme: Ancient Pergamon

Ancient objects and ancient sources - glass; papyrus; Cash in the first century AD; Hellenism's forgotten civilization - Pergamon; Pergamon - The Attalid jewel; libraries of Alexandria and Pergamon; great altar of Pergamon - Pergamene puzzle; Five ways to read four ancient words - The throne of Satan, Imperial gladiators, How the Persians reinvented their past - Kayanian history, A blind spot in the history of technology - Roman segmental arch bridges, A desert city long ago abandoned - Enigmatic Hatra, The philosophical system of the Hedonists - Lust for life, How do we know - The age of organic material, and more. 1 vol, 68 pgs 2016 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-964004 Various ANCIENT HISTORY MAGAZINE # 4 Theme: Egypt Before the Pyramids

* A Message From The Third Century AD: Postumus Victorious -- Coins and Messages
* The Emergence of Egypt -- Circa 3000BC
* Writing Royal Names With Hieroglyphs -- Of Serekhs and Cartouches
* The Naqadan Culture 3900-3000 BC -- The First Pan-Egyptian Culture
* Watercraft in Egypt's State Formation -- Sinking the Boats
* The Birth of Hieroglyphs -- Learning to Write
* The Reign of King Khasekhemwy -- Uniting the Two Kingdoms
* Monumental Mortuary Architecture -- From Pits to Pyramids
* Writing The Pyramid Texts -- How a King Became an Akh
* What The Ancients Saw In St. Elmo's fire -- Lights on the Sea
* Many Myths, Few Realities -- The Druids
* Using Astronomy For Dating -- Eclipses in Antiquity
* Epicurus' Moderate Hedonism -- Nothing to Fear
* How Do They Know How To -- Explain the Past 1 vol, 68 pgs 2016 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-964005 Various ANCIENT HISTORY MAGAZINE # 5 Theme: Competing for the Gods

* The Four Crown Games - Competing for the Gods
* The Origins of the Pythian Games - Victory Laps
* Pindar's Victory Odes - Second to none
* Reconstructing the Armed Race of Nemea - The Hoplite Race
* The Olympian Games of Antioch
* Theagenes of Thasos and Kleitomachos of Thebes - Isthmian Brawlers 1 vol, 68 pgs 2016 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-964006 Various ANCIENT HISTORY MAGAZINE # 6 Theme: Rome of the Twelve Tables

Articles include: The Four Crown Games - Competing for the Gods; The Origins of the Pythian Games - Victory Laps; Pindar's Victory Odes - Second to None; Reconstructing the Armed Race of Nemea - The Hoplite Race; The Olympian Games of Antioch; and Theagenes of Thasos and Kleitomachos of Thebes - Isthmian Brawlers. 1 vol, 68 pgs 2016 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-964007 Various ANCIENT HISTORY MAGAZINE #7 Theme: The Wondrous City of Nineveh

* The Colossus of Constantine - Superhuman Features (Sculpture)
* Death of Hypatia the Philosopher - Caught Between Two Religions
* A City Without Rival - The Rise and Fall of Nineveh
* The Palace of King Sennacherib - The Wonder of Nineveh
* Counting the Words That Remain - Survival of the Fittest
* Istar of Nineveh - The Lady of Heaven
* Imperial Structure of Assyria - Why Did Assyria Collapse?
* Xenophon's Encounter with the Remains of Nineveh - The Ruins of Empire
* Austen Henry Layard and the Rediscovery of Nineveh - Discovering Assyria

Other Articles:

* The Colorful and Intelligent Parrot - Birds Greeting Emperors
* East versus West: Greeks vs. Persians Fact Check
* Romans in Scotland - Moors and Mountains
* Philosophy of the Sceptics - Fundamental Uncertainty
* How Do Scholars Reconstruct Ancient Texts - Texts and Trees 1 vol, 68 pgs 2016 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-964008 Various ANCIENT HISTORY MAGAZINE #8 Theme: Food in the Ancient World

* Food and Eating in the Ancient World - Eat, Drink and Be Merry
* Intoxication in Ancient Greece and Rome - The Gift of Dionysus
* Cooking with Apicius - Wine, Olives and Grains
* The Best Thing Since Sliced Figs - Bread in the Ancient World
* Food in Yemen Before the Coming of Islam - Bring with You a Full Sack of Flour
* Decadent Dining While Horizontal - A Roman Feast
* The Number: Three - The Mediterranean Triad
* Garum, Rome's Favorite Condiment - Something Fishy
* Suggested Reading for this Issue - Food for Thought

Other Articles:

* The Famous Venus of Milo - Contested Beauty
* Was Diagoras from Melos a Non-believer? - An Atheist in Athens
* A Time Traveller's Guide - The Toga
* Top Ten Strangest Deaths of Roman Emperors
* A Fearsome Heroine for the Ages - Atalanta
* An Overview of Hellenistic Philosophy - Adding it All Up 1 vol, 68 pgs 2016 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-964009 Various ANCIENT HISTORY MAGAZINE # 9: Athens in the Age of Plato Theme: Athens in the Age of Plato
* Athens in the Age of Plato - Historical Introduction
* The Life and Times of Xenophon the Athenian - Athens' Wayward Son
* The Death of the Philosopher Socrates - True to His Word
* Aristocratic Living Culture in Athens - My Home is my Oikos
* The Athenian Symposium - Drink, Deviance, and Dialogue
* Women in Classical Athens - Second-Class Citizens
* Developments in the Fourth century BC - Athenian Vase-Painting
* The Agora in the Fourth century BC - The Heart of Athens
* The Twilight of Classical Greece - The Last Athenian and the First Greek
* Recommended Books on Classical Athens - Beyond the Magazine

Features:
* The Trial of Gaius Verres - Corrupting the State
* The Number: Twelve - Virgil's Aeneid
* The Battle between order and chaos - Marduk and Tiamat
* See: Titans in a Box! - Immortals
* The King's Peace Showed Who Was in Charge - Master of Puppets 1 vol, 68 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-964010 Various ANCIENT HISTORY MAGAZINE # 10: Athens in the Age of Plato Theme: Royalty in the Ancient World

* Royalty in the ancient world - Historical introduction.
* Greek writers on the ideal of kingship - Basileus
* Mycenaean kings and kingdoms - A great kingdom?
* Royal tombs in the Iron-Age Mediterranean - A grave fit for a king?
* A Greek tale mocking all tyrants - Archias and his two boyfriends.
* The kings of ancient Rome - Between myth and reality.
* The court of Hellenistic kings, 359-31 BC - Friends and parasites.
* A golden house worthy of a king - Domus Aurea.
* Role of the empress in second-century Rome - Whore to goddess.
* Recommended books on ancient royalty - Beyond the magazine.

Other Features:

* Of J.R.R. Tolkien and the ancient world - History as inspiration.
* The Chinese goddess of life - Nu Wa.
* The first modern anchor - The two-armed anchor.
* The Roman army on screen, part 7 - King of Kings.
* Periander of Corinth, tyrant or sage? 1 vol, 68 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-964011 Various ANCIENT HISTORY MAGAZINE # 11: The End Of Antiquity Theme: The End of Antiquity

* The End of Antiquity: Historical Introduction
* Constantine and the Rise of Christian Rome: Crossing the Milvian Bridge
* The Last Non-Christian Roman Emperor: Julian the Apostate
* How St. Ambros Tried to Influence Rulers: Christian Advice
* The End of the Roman Empire in the West: Attack of the Visigoths
* The Link Between Ancient and Medieval: Augustine of Hippo
* Closure of the Academy at Athens: Plato's Second Death?
* Recommended Books on Late Antiquity: Beyond the Magazine
* Vultures in the Ancient World: Rejected or Revered?
* The Quest for Immortality in Ancient China: Forever Alive
* An Enigma Tailor-Made for Hollywood: Pontius Pilate 1 vol, 68 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-212750 Verstraaten, Stef text by Jaspet Oorthuys ROMANS The Romans have left their mark on the history of Northwest Europe. But what did they really look like? What did they wear? How did a common Roman appear in everyday life? We do not really know this as Roman visual art (murals, images in relief, busts, and statues) represented mainly mythological figures and members of the elite.

Reenactors offer a key to this question as they bring into practice archaeological and historical research into Roman clothing and equipment. Over the past few years, Stef Verstraaten photographed reenactors, complete with their weaponry, religious attributes, and everyday objects in tremendous detail. 1 vol, 176 pgs 2016 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-211920 Vincent, Florent L'ARMEE DE CESAR PENDANT LA GUERRE DES GAULES Careful examination of the military organization of the Gauls: weapons, tactics and the soldiers used during their wars. Includes 15 color plates and 90 b/w illustrations.

The Gallic wars is a major event in the history of the West. It is therefore surprising that the history of men who one conducted this conquest was as little interested in historians of the past. Fortunately, the first archaeological excavations, initiated by Napoleon III, helped to deepen our knowledge of this period, limited until then in ancient written sources, and clarify our image of men of Caesar.

However, the representation of this army has long limited to the only legionnaire. However we know that many Gauls, allies of Rome, and mercenaries to the origins have contributed to the success of the Roman Eagles. Caesar himself mentioned in his writings. Now, thanks to the recent discovered archaeological and news analyses of ancient texts, we have a more accurate vision of the Caesarean army. Through a vast enriched synthesis, original iconography, and a series of unpublished plates of crisp details, the authors discuss all aspects of the daily lives of the men who created this army. 1 vol, 120 pgs 2016 FRANCE, HISTORIC ONE
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1-970021 Vincent, Florent SABIS 57 BC: Forgotten Battle Series FORGOTTEN BATTLES series: 60 B/W and Color illustrations

During the winter of 58-57 BC, rumors came to Caesar's ears that the Belgic tribes were forming an alliance because they feared possible Roman interference in their affairs. The union included the Bellovaci, Suessiones, Nervii, Atrebates, Ambiani, Morini, Menapii, Caleti, Veliocasses, Viromandui, Aduatuci, Condrusi, Eburones, Caeroesi, and Paemani tribes, and was under the leadership of Galba, a king of the Suessiones. These reports provided Caesar with a good pretext for conquering more than Gaul itself, and for this, he raised two legions in Cisalpine Gaul (XIII and XIV) and convinced the Remi tribe to side with him.

In response, the other Belgic and Celtic tribes attacked Bibrax (the oppidum of the Remi, situated near the Aisne River). Caesar countered by defending the oppidum and winning an action at the Aisne. In the face of this and because of shortage of provisions, the alliance collapsed and tribal armies retreated to their own lands, with the agreed future intention of coming to the support of any tribe invaded by the Romans. Caesar continued his advance and tribes surrendered one by one. However, four tribes, the Nervii, the Atrebates, the Aduatuci, and the Viromandui refused to submit.

The Ambiani told Caesar that the Nervii were the most hostile of the Belgae to Roman rule. A fierce and brave tribe, they did not allow the import of luxury items as they believed these had a corrupting effect and probably feared Roman influence. They had no intention of entering peace negotiations with the Romans. Caesar moved on them next.

As with all ancient battles, estimates of the forces available to both sides will always be a matter of some speculation. A Roman legion at this period had a theoretical establishment of some 4,800 fighting men with additional auxiliary forces. Eight Roman legions took part in the battle. It is not known if they were at full strength, but a reasonable estimate might be in the region of 42,000 men.

Caesar claims he had earlier received intelligence from the Remi that the various tribes of the Belgae had promised to contribute a total of 300,000 fighting men. According to Caesar the Remi estimates of the men promised by the four tribes now left to oppose Caesar were: 50,000 Nervii, 15,000 Atrebates, 10,000 Veromandui and 19,000 Aduatuci. If these figures were reliable it would mean that Caesar was immediately faced with a maximum of 75,000 men, as the Aduatuci were still en route. Promises are not always kept so it is probable the actual number was smaller than this, though still high enough to outnumber the legionaries. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2015 FRANCE, HISTORIC ONE
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1-53700 Warry, John WARFARE IN THE CLASSICAL WORLD:1600 BC-AD 800 8.5x12 b&w/color illust, maps index, a classic, anencyclopedia of weapons, warriors and warfare inthe ancient civilizations of Greece & Rome. 1 vol, 224 pgs 2001 UK, HACKBERRY PRESS
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1-194930 Waterfield, Robin DIVIDING THE SPOILS: The War for Alexander the Great's Empire Alexander the Great conquered an enormous empire stretching from Greece to the India and his death triggered forty bloody years of world-changing warfare. These were years filled with high adventure, intrigue, passion, assassinations, dynastic marriages, treachery, shifting alliances, and mass slaughter on battlefield after battlefield. And while the men fought on the field, the women, such as Alexander's mother Olympias, schemed from their palaces and pavilions.

Dividing the Spoils serves up a fast-paced narrative that captures this turbulent time as it revives the memory of the Successors of Alexander and their great war over his empire. The Successors, Robin Waterfield shows, were no mere plunderers. Indeed, Alexander left things in great disarray at the time of his death, with no guaranteed succession, no administration in place suitable for such a large realm, and huge untamed areas both bordering and within his empire. It was the Successors -- battle-tested companions of Alexander such as Ptolemy, Perdiccas, Seleucus, and Antigonus the One-Eyed -- who consolidated Alexander's gains. Their competing ambitions, however, eventually led to the break-up of the empire.

Astonishingly, this period of brutal, cynical warfare was also characterized by brilliant cultural achievements, especially in the fields of philosophy, literature, and art. A new world emerged from the dust and haze of battle, and, in addition to chronicling political and military events, Waterfield provides ample discussion of the amazing cultural flowering of the early Hellenistic Age.

Waterfield has translated numerous classical works, written several books, and lives in the far south of Greece on a small olive farm. 1 vol, 304 pgs 2011 US, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
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2-20360 Watson, G.R. ROMAN SOLDIER, THE Classic work, author reconstructs the life of the Roman soldier, chapter notes, appendix, index. 1 vol, 256 pgs 1981 LONDON, THAMES & HUDSON
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1-194530 Webber, Chris GODS OF BATTLE, THE: The Thracians at War, 1500 BC - 150 AD Provides an overview of Thracian history and culture, but focuses predominantly on their warfare and weapons. The latest archaeological finds are used to give the most detailed and accurate picture yet of their arms, armor and costume. He identifies and differentiates the many different tribes, showing that their weapons and tactics varied. Thrace had the potential to field huge numbers of troops, and the Greeks and Romans lived in fear of a dark Thracian cloud descending from the north, devastating civilization in the Balkans. The Thracian way of warfare had a huge influence on Classical Greek and Hellenistic warfare. After Thrace was conquered by the Romans, the Thracians provided a ready source of tough auxiliaries to the Roman army. 1 vol, 288 pgs 2011 UK, PEN & SWORD BOOKS
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5-40050 Webster, Graham ROMAN IMPERIAL ARMY, THE This classic work of scholarship scrutinizes the Roman military forces throughout the Empire, on the move, in battle and at rest, the units etc, b/w illust, maps, notes, biblio, index. 1 vol, 330 pgs 2000 TULSA, UNIV OF OKLAHOMA
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1-65600 Wellesley, Kenneth LONG YEAR , THE: A.D.69 Account of a most eventful year in Roman history.Maps, notes, index, b/w plates. 1 vol, 234 pgs 1976 US, WESTVIEW PRESS
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1-TPS03 Werbaneth, Jim TURNING POINT SIMULATIONS # 3: ARBELA Wargame Throughout history, it is hard to find a battle that sees the individual clash of PERSONALITY in a more important way-- a decisively important way-- than the clash at Arbela between Darius III of Persia, ruler of the largest empire in the world-- and a young man named Alexander, who ruled a small, semi-backward nation and a collection of Greek states where he had only recently had to suppress rebellion.

The odds? Best modern estimates put them at something worse than 5-1 against Alexander. His 47,000 troops are fairly well documented. Darius commanded something over 250,000 (although some accounts place the figure much higher).

When Alexander attacked, he personally led the force that broke the enemy line, coming close enough (it was said) to throw a spear at Darius and to challenge him to personal combat. Darius had none of it and fled. His army was doomed, and so was his reign. And the empire of Alexander was begun. 1 vol, 12 pgs 2017 US, AGAINST THE ODDS
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1-84420 White, John F. The Roman Emperor Aurelian - Restorer of the World The ancient Sibylline prophecies had foretold that the Roman Empire would last for 1000 years. As the time for the expected dissolution approached in the middle of the third century AD, the empire was lapsing into chaos, with seemingly interminable civil wars over the imperial succession.

The western empire had seceded under a rebel emperor and the eastern empire was controlled by another usurper. Barbarians took advantage of the anarchy to kill and plunder all over the provinces. Yet within the space of just five years, the general, later emperor Aurelian had expelled all the barbarians from with the Roman frontiers, reunited the entire empire and inaugurated major reforms of the currency, pagan religion and civil administration.

His accomplishments have been hailed by classical scholars as those of a 'superman', yet Aurelian himself remains little known to a wider audience. His achievements enabled the Roman Empire to survive for another two centuries, ensuring a lasting legacy of Roman civilization for the successor European states. Without Aurelian, the 'Dark Ages' would probably have lasted centuries longer. This is a new, revised edition. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2016 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-61340 Wilcox, Peter and Trevio, Rafael BARBARIANS AGAINST ROME:Celtic, Germanic & Spanish Combination of Osprey MAA's #129, 158 & 180, good value for (3) MAA's (cost $38.85), includes 24 color plates 1 vol, 144 pgs 2000 LONDON, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-205750 Wileman, Julie Rosemary WARFARE IN NORTHERN EUROPE BEFORE THE ROMANS: Evidence from Archaeolgy Julie Wileman challenges the traditional view of the barbaric fighting which went on prior to the Roman occupation of Northern Europe as she uncovers the true nature of warfare before the Romans.

Aspects investigated include what war meant in a pre-state society, the many levels of battle and warfare, the reasons why prehistoric people fought, evidence of early attacks and massacres, ways in which prehistoric war can be identified, heroic warfare, and the rise of war in the Iron Age. Wileman also looks at the Roman evidence for the portrayal of the drunken, savage and barbaric fighting as well as the tactics they employed against one another, why certain battles were won and lost, and which aspects went on to influence Roman warfare in later centuries 1 vol, 240 pgs 2014 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-40870 Wilkes, John ROMAN ARMY, THE Brief account of all aspects of the Roman Army during Trajan's time, detailed b/w line drawings, excellent little book. 1 vol, 48 pgs 19?? NY, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS
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1-33990 Wolfram, Herwig HISTORY OF THE GOTHS Traces the Goths from biblical references through the 3rd century invasions of the Aegean to their invasions of the Western Empire and the conquests of Theodoric, maps, chapter notes, biblio, index. 1 vol, 620 pgs 1990 BERKLEY, UNIV OF CALIF'IA
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1-69160 Wooliscroft, D.J. ROMAN MILITARY SIGNALLING The author describes the signaling techniques pioneered by the Greeks & developed by the Romans and then looks at the application to both Hadrian's Wall and the German Limes, b/w illust, biblio, index 1 vol, 192 pgs 2001 UK, TEMPUS PUBLISHING
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2-44280 Yalichev, Serge MERCENARIES OF THE ANCIENT WORLD With a blend of narrative and analysis, the author explores the extent to which mercenaries were used from Sumer to Rome, b/w illust, biblio, index. 1 vol, 272 pgs 1996 LONDON, CONSTABLE & COMP
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