cover image

The Roman soldier / G.R. Watson.


Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, [1969] .
ISBN , 9780801405198, 080140519X

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman stacks
U 35 .W35 Missing
American
LIB stacks
U35 .W35 Available Request
LIB stacks
U35 .W35 Available Request
UDC
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
U 35 .W35 1969b Off-site
Request
George Mason
Fenwick stacks
U35.W3 R6 Available Request
Georgetown
Lauinger stacks
U35 .W35 1969b Available Request
Lauinger Woodstock stacks
355.1 W333, R8 Available Request
Subjects Heer.
Rome (Empire)
Rome -- Armée.
Rome -- History, Military.
Römisches Reich.
Soldat.
Soldaten.
Soldats -- Rome.
Soldiers -- Rome.
Soldiers.
Series Aspects of Greek and Roman life (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Description 256 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date [1969]
©1969
Notes Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary "From the Mediterranean to the British Isles, from the Rhine to the North African desert, the Roman soldier carried his empire's banner to the furthest reaches of the known world. Much has been written about his commanders-men like Caesar, Scipio and Augustus-yet little has been revealed about the life of the individual soldier. The important work gives you a unique look at life in the Legions through the eyes of an ordinary legionary. With lively narrative, the author traces the life of a Roman recruit from induction to retirement. Here, you'll discover fascinating facts on enlistment, basic training, length of service, rewards and punishment, promotion and more. You'll learn how the Roman soldier spent his pay, what he wrote in his letters home and what he did after retirement. This is a classic work-and a must-have reference for students of ancient military history."--Jacket.
Contents Introduction -- The recruit -- The soldier -- Conditions of service -- Religion and marriage -- The soldier in society.
Genre Military history.
Geographic Area Europe
Africa, North
Middle East
Network Numbers (OCoLC)22549
(OCoLC)ocm00022549
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Watson, G. R.
Publication timeline, list of works, related names and subjects and other information

Services

Export citation to: RefWorks