Rome and Her Enemies by Jane Penrose
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Rome and Her Enemies
By Jane Penrose

Rome and Her Enemies

An Empire Created and Destroyed by War

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Rome and Her Enemies by Jane Penrose

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Spanning over a thousand years and an immense geographical area, the Roman Empire was the greatest in world history. At its most powerful, the Empire cast a shadow across the known world, and its legacy continues to influence politics, art and culture around the world today. Rome's power was won on the battlefield, and the greatness of the Empire is reflected in the warlike reputations of the enemies it subdued. Hannibal, the Carthaginians, Mithridates, the Gauls, the Sassanid Persians and the infamous Goths are amongst the forces that battled the might of Rome. "Rome and Her Enemies" juxtaposes the society and military structure of each of these peoples with those of the contemporary Roman army. Divided into four chronological sections focusing on major wars and battles, the book is lavishly illustrated throughout, and colour photographs, artwork and maps support the text to provide a comprehensive introduction to the rise and fall of an empire created and destroyed by war.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841769325
ISBN-10: 1841769320
Format: Hardback
(255mm x 190mm x 29mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 30-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jane Penrose

An Oxford history graduate, Jane Penrose has published historical books for 10 years. She recently edited the highly acclaimed D-Day Companion for Osprey Publishing. Jane lives and works in Norfolk, England

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