Imperial Roman Legionary AD 161–284

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Imperial Roman Legionary AD 161–284

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Between AD 161 and 244 the Roman legions were involved in wars and battles on a scale not seen since the late Republic. Legions were destroyed in battle, disbanded for mutiny and rebellion and formed to wage wars of conquest and defence. This volume explores the experience of the imperial legionary, concentrating on Legio II Parthica. Raised by the emperor Septimus Severus in AD 193/4, it was based at Albanum near Rome and as the emperor's personal legion, became one of the most important units in the empire.

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Introduction · Chronology · Enlistment · Training · Appearance and equipment · Everyday life · Experience of battle · Colour plate commentary · Museums · Collecting · Re-enactment · Index

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Published 17 Dec 2003
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781841766010
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 42 b/w; 16 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Warrior
Short code WAR 72
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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