Greek & Roman Military Writers
By (author) Brian Campbell
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Greek & Roman Military Writers by Brian Campbell
Book DescriptionBrian Campbell has selected and translated a wide range of pieces from the ancient military writers who tell us about the technical aspects of military practice and the management of armies. The pieces cover a fascinating range of topics - battle formations and manoeuvres, different types of troops, the art of generalship, methods for conducting and resisting a siege, the construction of artillery and fortifications, and every kind of ploy used by generals to defeat their opponents. Each piece is annotated with further explanation and context, making this an essential resource for everyone studying the army and warfare in the classical age.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415285476
(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Brian Campbell
Oxford Handbook of Warfare in the Classical World, Hardback (March 2013)
This Oxford Handbook gathers 38 leading historians to describe, analyze, and interpret warfare and its effects in classical Greece and Rome.
Greek & Roman Military Writers, Hardback (August 2004)» View all books by Brian Campbell
Brian Campbell has selected and translated a wide range of pieces from the ancient military writers and also includes extracts from historians who have interesting comments on warfare and society.
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Author Biography - Brian Campbell
Brian Campbell is Professor of Roman History at the Queen's University of Belfast. He has written several books on the Roman Army, including The Emperor and the Roman Army 31 BC-AD 235, The Roman Army 31 BC-AD 337: A Sourcebook and War and Society in Imperial Rome 31 BC - AD 284.
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