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In the Name of Rome : Men Who Won the Roman Empire - Adrian Goldsworthy

In the Name of Rome

Men Who Won the Roman Empire

Paperback Published: 19th August 2004
ISBN: 9780753817896
Number Of Pages: 480

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Adrian Goldsworthy has received wide acclaim for his exceptional writing on the Roman Empire--including high praise from the acclaimed military historian and author John Keegan-- and here he offers a new perspective on the Empire by focusing on its greatest generals, including Scipio Africanus, Marius, Pompey, Caesar, and Titus.

Each chapter paints a fascinating portrait of a single general, offering in-depth insight into his leadership skills and victories, as well as each one's pioneering strategies, many of which are still used today. In the process, this absorbing, reader-friendly history tells the complete story of Roman warfare, from the bitter struggle with Carthage in the 3rd century BC to the last desperate attempt to win back the Western Empire in the 6th century AD. "A selection of the History Book Club."

Here is a highly readable compendium of military experience; Goldsworthy knows his material inside out.--HISTORY TODAY

ISBN: 9780753817896
ISBN-10: 0753817896
Series: Phoenix Press
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 19th August 2004
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.6  x 3.1
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1