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Military Reading List

PostPosted: Sat Jan 07, 2017 8:08 pm
by Marcus Minucius Audens
My thanks for this reading list! I tried some thing similar some time ago, but it didn't seem to catch on very well. Perhaps now with this list some further interest will be generated, Thank you very much! I will review the list and add some of my own material. Well Done!

Marcus Audens


By: Tiberius Cilnius Maecenas on Fri Jan 06, 2017 7:01 pm
I noticed that the Cultus Deorum forum has a great and detailed reading list. I think we need such a list for the Roman military.

These are the books in my personal library on this topic and which I recommend ---

Fields, Nic, and Duncan Anderson. The Roman Army of the Punic Wars, 264-146 B.C. Oxford: Osprey, 2007.
Erdkamp, Paul. A Companion to the Roman Army. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2007.
Ross, Stewart, and Alan Langford. A Roman Centurion. Vero Beach, FL: Rourke Enterprises, 1987.
Sekunda, Nick, and Simon Northwood. Early Roman Armies. London: Osprey Pub., 1995.
D'Amato, Raffaele, and Giusepppe Rava. Imperial Roman Warships 27 BC -193 AD. Oxford, UK: Osprey, 2016.
Campbell, Brian. The Roman Army, 31 BC - AD 337: A Source Book. London: Routledge, 1994.
Campbell, J. B. War and Society in Imperial Rome: 31 BC-AD 284. London: Routledge, 2002.
Fields, Nic, and Seán Ó Brógáin. Early Roman Warrior, 753-321 BC. Oxford: Osprey Pub., 2011.
Campbell, J. B. Greek and Roman Military Writers: Selected Readings. London and New York: Routledge, 2004.
McNab, Chris. The Roman Army: The Greatest War Machine of the Ancient World. Oxford: Osprey Pub., 2010.
Peterson, Daniel. The Roman Legions Recreated in Colour Photographs. London: Windrow & Greene, 1992.
Elliott, Paul. The Last Legionary: Life as a Roman Soldier, AD 400. Staplehurst: Spellmount, 2011.
Renatus, Flavius Vegetius. Roman Military Institutions. Philadelphia, PA: Pavilion, 2004.
Sumner, Graham. Roman Military Dress. Stroud: History, 2009.
McCall, Jeremiah B. The Cavalry of the Roman Republic: Cavalry Combat and Elite Reputations in the Middle and Late Republic. London: Routledge, 2002.
Bishop, M. C., and J. C. Coulston. Roman Military Equipment: From the Punic Wars to the Fall of Rome. London: Batsford, 1993.
Fields, Nic, and Duncan Anderson. The Roman Army: The Civil Wars, 88-31 BC. Oxford: Osprey, 2008.
Fields, Nic, G. A. Embleton, S. Embleton, and Martin Windrow. Roman Battle Tactics, 390-110 BC. Oxford: Osprey, 2010.
D'Amato, Raffaele, and Giuseppe Rava. Roman Centurions: 31 BC - AD 500: The Classical and Late Empire. Oxford: Osprey, 2012.
Simkins, Michael. The Roman Army from Hadrian to Constantine. London: Osprey, 1979.
Cowan, Ross, and Angus McBride. Roman Legionary: 58 BC - AD 69. Oxford: Osprey, 2003.
Phang, Sara Elise. Roman Military Service: Ideologies of Discipline in the Late Republic and Early Principate. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2008.
Campbell, Duncan B., and Adam Hook. Siege Warfare in the Roman World: 146 BC-AD 378. Oxford: Osprey, 2005.
Dando-Collins, Stephen. Legions of Rome: The Definitive History of Every Imperial Roman Legion. New York: Thomas Dunne, 2010.
Harris, William V. War and Imperialism in Republican Rome, 327-70 B.C. Oxford: Clarendon, 1979.
Roth, Jonathan P. The Logistics of the Roman Army at War (264 B.C.-A.D. 235). Leiden: Brill, 1999.
Southern, Pat. The Roman Army: A Social and Institutional History. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2006.