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Roman Legionary Fortresses 27 BC-AD 378

by Duncan B. Campbell

Part of the Fortress Series

Roman Legionary Fortresses 27 BC-AD 378 Synopsis

The concept of a legionary fortress as a permanent structure dates from the reign of Augustus (27 BC-AD 14). It is only from that time that we find a standing army distributed around the empire, and their permanent fortresses developed from the temporary field fortifications of the legions on campaign. This book describes the development, design and construction of these fortresses throughout the length and breadth of the Empire. It also deals extensively with the experience of life within a typical fortress and covers the operational history of these fortifications, including the famous siege of Vetera in AD 69.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781841768953
Publication date: 12th April 2006
Author: Duncan B. Campbell
Publisher: Osprey Publishing an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 64 pages
Categories: European history, Ancient history: to c 500 CE, Warfare & defence,

About Duncan B. Campbell

Dr Duncan B Campbell is a specialist in ancient Greek and Roman warfare. He published his first paper in 1984, as an undergraduate at Glasgow University, and produced a complete re-assessment of Roman siegecraft for his Ph.D. Over the years, his work has appeared in several international journals. He lives near the Antonine Wall in Scotland with his wife and son.

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