“If you or someone you love has an interest in Rome, ancient history, or military history, this would make an excellent gift come Christmas.” — Portland Book Review --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Adrian Goldsworthy studied at Oxford University. His publications include Roman Warfare, The PunicWars and Cannae.
This is possibly the best Amazon purchase I have ever made. The book is absolutely beautiful, filled with amazing diagrams and pictures and very straightforward. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Kyle
I've oft received genocidally scorching disparagement for not being "sunshiny" enough, or even just "cordial" or "respectful" enough-but the tide must be turning and the sun... Read morePublished on May 18 2004 by The Nemean Lion Of Herculean Bitterness
If you have room for only one book on the Roman army, this is it. Quality publication; interesting and informative text with excellent graphics. A joy to read and own.Published on Dec 18 2003 by Dean R. Jones