An Empire Created and Destroyed by War
Paperback 304pp Illustrated 242x190mm
9781846033360   Product Code: 21367
'The story of the Roman army was the story of Rome herself', writes Tom Holland in his introduction to this illustrated history of ancient Roman warfare. But how did a single city achieve the military successes necessary to amass an Empire that cast its shadow across the known world? Divided into four chronological sections, this book answers that question by juxtaposing the society and military structure of Rome's greatest enemies, from Hannibal's Carthaginians to the Goths, with the contemporary Roman army.