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A Companion to the Roman Army

Label
A Companion to the Roman Army
Title
A Companion to the Roman Army
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This companion provides an extensive account of the Roman army, exploring its role in Roman politics and society as well as the reasons for its effectiveness as a fighting force. An extensive account of the Roman army, from its beginnings to its transformation in the later Roman EmpireExamines the army as a military machine & ndash; its recruitment, training, organization, tactics and weaponryExplores the relationship of the army to Roman politics, economics and society more broadlyConsiders the geography and climate of the lands in which the Romans foughtEach chapter is written by a leading exp
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Erdkamp, Paul
Dewey number
355.00937
Index
no index present
LC call number
U35 .C648 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Military history, Ancient
  • Rome
  • Rome
  • Armed Forces
  • Military history, Ancient
  • Rome (Empire)
Label
A Companion to the Roman Army
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Chapter Ten: Army and General in the Late Roman Republic
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Illustrations; Notes on the Contributors; Abbreviations of Reference Works and Journals; Abbreviations of Works of Classical Literature; Introduction; Part I: Early Rome; Chapter One: Warfare and the Army in Early Rome; 1 Introduction; 2 Roman War and Expansion: The Regal Period; 3 Roman War and Expansion: The Early Republic; 4 Public and Private Warfare; 5 The Evolution of the Army; 6 War and Society in the Early Republic; Notes; Bibliography; Further Reading; Chapter Two: The Army and Centuriate Organization in Early Rome
  • 1 Introduction2 Rome's Earliest Political Institutions; 3 The Centuriate Organization and Hoplite Warfare; 4 Modern Estimates of Early Rome's Population and Manpower; 5 The Later Comitia Centuriata; 6 The Beginnings of Roman Expansion; 7 Divergence Between the Military Levy and the Centuriate Assembly; 8 The Growth in Roman Manpower; 9 Epilogue; Acknowledgment; Notes; Bibliography; Further Reading; Part II: Mid- and Late Republic; Chapter Three: Army and Battle During the Conquest of Italy; 1 Introduction; 2 The Roman Conquest of Italy; 3 Armies and Battle During the Conquest; Socii
  • 4 ConclusionNotes; Bibliography; Further Reading; Chapter Four: The Age of Overseas Expansion (264-146 BC); 1 The Era of International Wars: Recruiting the Men; 2 The Impact of Military Service; 3 Risk Levels in the Great Wars; 4 Why did Romans Fight?; 5 Military Structures in the Age of Expansion; 6 The Armies' Other Half:; 7 The Romans in Battle; 8 Enemies on Three Continents; 9 Leadership; Notes; Bibliography; Further Reading; Chapter Five: The Late Republican Army (146-30 BC); 1 The Roman Army: From a Militia to a Professional Army; 2 Formations and Units; 3 Equipment and Weapons
  • 4 The Order of BattleNotes; Bibliography; Further Reading; Chapter Six: War and State Formation in the Roman Republic; 1 Introduction; 2 State and State Formation; 3 Human Resources: Citizens, Allies, and Provincials; 4 Material Resources: The Needs of War; 5 The Mobilization of Resources; 6 The Spin-Offs of War; 7 Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter Seven: Roman Manpower and Recruitment During the Middle Republic; 1 Introduction; 2 Methods of Recruitment; 3 The Demography of a Warrior State; 4 More Slaves, Fewer Soldiers?; 5 The Property Qualification for Military Service; 6 Epilogue
  • NotesBibliography; Further Reading; Chapter Eight: Military Command, Political Power, and the Republican Elite; 1 Introduction; 2 Courage and the Aristocratic Ethos; 3 Warfare and the First Steps in a Political Career; 4 Command; 5 Military Laurels and Political Power; 6 The Late Republic; Notes; Bibliography; Further Reading; Chapter Nine: Colonization, Land Distribution, and Veteran Settlement; 1 Colonization and Viritane Settlement 338 to 169 BC; 2 Colonization and Settlement in the Late Republic; Notes; Bibliography; Further Reading
Control code
778339372
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1234 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781444393767
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)778339372
Label
A Companion to the Roman Army
Publication
Note
Chapter Ten: Army and General in the Late Roman Republic
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Illustrations; Notes on the Contributors; Abbreviations of Reference Works and Journals; Abbreviations of Works of Classical Literature; Introduction; Part I: Early Rome; Chapter One: Warfare and the Army in Early Rome; 1 Introduction; 2 Roman War and Expansion: The Regal Period; 3 Roman War and Expansion: The Early Republic; 4 Public and Private Warfare; 5 The Evolution of the Army; 6 War and Society in the Early Republic; Notes; Bibliography; Further Reading; Chapter Two: The Army and Centuriate Organization in Early Rome
  • 1 Introduction2 Rome's Earliest Political Institutions; 3 The Centuriate Organization and Hoplite Warfare; 4 Modern Estimates of Early Rome's Population and Manpower; 5 The Later Comitia Centuriata; 6 The Beginnings of Roman Expansion; 7 Divergence Between the Military Levy and the Centuriate Assembly; 8 The Growth in Roman Manpower; 9 Epilogue; Acknowledgment; Notes; Bibliography; Further Reading; Part II: Mid- and Late Republic; Chapter Three: Army and Battle During the Conquest of Italy; 1 Introduction; 2 The Roman Conquest of Italy; 3 Armies and Battle During the Conquest; Socii
  • 4 ConclusionNotes; Bibliography; Further Reading; Chapter Four: The Age of Overseas Expansion (264-146 BC); 1 The Era of International Wars: Recruiting the Men; 2 The Impact of Military Service; 3 Risk Levels in the Great Wars; 4 Why did Romans Fight?; 5 Military Structures in the Age of Expansion; 6 The Armies' Other Half:; 7 The Romans in Battle; 8 Enemies on Three Continents; 9 Leadership; Notes; Bibliography; Further Reading; Chapter Five: The Late Republican Army (146-30 BC); 1 The Roman Army: From a Militia to a Professional Army; 2 Formations and Units; 3 Equipment and Weapons
  • 4 The Order of BattleNotes; Bibliography; Further Reading; Chapter Six: War and State Formation in the Roman Republic; 1 Introduction; 2 State and State Formation; 3 Human Resources: Citizens, Allies, and Provincials; 4 Material Resources: The Needs of War; 5 The Mobilization of Resources; 6 The Spin-Offs of War; 7 Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter Seven: Roman Manpower and Recruitment During the Middle Republic; 1 Introduction; 2 Methods of Recruitment; 3 The Demography of a Warrior State; 4 More Slaves, Fewer Soldiers?; 5 The Property Qualification for Military Service; 6 Epilogue
  • NotesBibliography; Further Reading; Chapter Eight: Military Command, Political Power, and the Republican Elite; 1 Introduction; 2 Courage and the Aristocratic Ethos; 3 Warfare and the First Steps in a Political Career; 4 Command; 5 Military Laurels and Political Power; 6 The Late Republic; Notes; Bibliography; Further Reading; Chapter Nine: Colonization, Land Distribution, and Veteran Settlement; 1 Colonization and Viritane Settlement 338 to 169 BC; 2 Colonization and Settlement in the Late Republic; Notes; Bibliography; Further Reading
Control code
778339372
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1234 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781444393767
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)778339372

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