Arms and Armour of the Imperial Roman Soldier: From Marius by Graham Summer,Raffaele D'Amato

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By Graham Summer,Raffaele D'Amato

From the Latin warriors at the Palatine Hill within the age of Romulus, to the final defenders of Constantinople in 1453 advert, the weaponry of the Roman military was once continuously evolving. via glory and defeat, the Roman warrior tailored to the altering face of conflict. end result of the tremendous measurement of the Roman Empire, which reached from
the British Isles to the Arabian Gulf, the apparatus of the Roman soldier diversified drastically from zone to region.Through using fabrics reminiscent of leather-based, linen and felt, the military was once capable of modify its gear to those various climates.

Arms and Armour of the Imperial Roman Soldier sheds new gentle at the many differing kinds of armour utilized by the Roman soldier, and combines written and creative resources with the research of previous and new archaeological unearths. With a massive wealth of plates and illustrations, which come with historic work, mosaics, sculptures and coin depictions, this ebook offers the reader an remarkable visible checklist of this attention-grabbing interval of army history.

This publication, the 1st of 3 volumes, examines the interval from Marius to Commodus. quantity II covers the interval from Commodus to Justinian, and quantity III will examine the interval from Romulus to Marius.

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