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The Roman Legions Recreated in Colour Photographs

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In this book, for the first time, the 500-year story of the evolution of the Roman legionary, his armor and equipment is told in vivid color photographs of museum-quality reconstructions. The Roman soldier is reconstructed by actors authentically armored and equipped. Europa Militaria Special 2.
Paperback, 96 pages
Published February 28th 1992 by The Crowood Press Ltd
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Steven Peterson
Aug 23, 2009 Steven Peterson rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Interested in what the Roman military looked like? Kind of an obscure issue. However, I got hooked on the concept and ordered the book. I'm glad that I did, although it's certainly not something I would have thought of picking up.

The purpose of the book is straightforward (Page 4): "This small book is the first attempt to make a fairly comprehensive examination of the development of the Roman legionary solely through the employment of actual full scale reconstructions." The first thing we find
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One of my interests for awhile has been Roman legionaries; part of this is from reading Under the Eagle: A Tale of Military Adventure and Reckless Heroism with the Roman Legions, part of this is from painting some 28mm Roman legionaries from Warlord Games. After looking over several different books showing Roman legionaries, I decided to get this book. I'll open by saying Wow. For wargamers, modelers, or re-enacters this is a must have. While the text is light, the photos are outstanding (each o ...more
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Daniel C. Peterson is a prominent Mormon apologist and professor of Islamic Studies and Arabic in the Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages at Brigham Young University (BYU). He also currently serves as editor-in-chief of BYU's Middle Eastern Texts Initiative. He is a former member of the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship at BYU. The institute released Peterson in June o ...more
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