Roman Military Service: Ideologies of Discipline in the Late Republic and Early Principate
In this book, Sara Phang explores the ideals and realities of Roman military discipline, which regulated the behavior of soldiers in combat and their punishment, as well as economic aspects of their service, including compensation and other benefits, work, and consumption. This thematically organized study analyzes these aspects of discipline, using both literary and docum...more
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by Cambridge University Press
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Not for the amature historian. It is more of an academic investigation into Roman miliary history with an emphasis on Max Weber's sociological theories. I found too many of her deductions and conclusions questionable since they were developed from broad generalizations.