The Roman Army from Hadrian to Constantine
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The Roman Army from Hadrian to Constantine (Men-at-Arms #93)

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The year of 122 was the first time a Roman Emperor had set foot in the Province of Britannia since the invasion in AD 43. No doubt he had read many reports concerning the damage caused by marauding tribesmen crossing from what is now Scotland into the Province. Hadrian, therefore, decided - in the words of his biographer - 'to build a wall to separate the Romans from the B...more
Paperback, 48 pages
Published June 1st 1979 by Osprey Publishing
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Jeff
Great if you want to read page after page on how Roman armor was constructed. Also, great if you really don't want to find out much about the time period the author set out to cover.

It does have Osprey's usual high-quality art and photos. Otherwise, not worth a read.
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I was only in this for the illustrations, which I'm clipping out for collage. The writing, what I read of it, left something to be desired.
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