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Storming The Heavens: Soldiers, Emperors, And Civilians In The Roman Empire

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The story of the Roman military machine begins with the crisis that enveloped Rome in the late second century B.C., when soldiers became the Empire's worst enemy, pillaging citizens and creating social turmoil.In the closing years of the second century B.C., the ancient world watched as the Roman armies maintained clear superiority over all they surveyed. But, Rome also fa ...more
Hardcover, 265 pages
Published August 15th 2001 by Westview Press (first published 2001)
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A fascinating look at the changing nature and role of the army in Rome, from the end of the Republic to the fall of Rome. Particularly interesting is the author's take on the numerous problems facing the late Roman Empire.
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