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Caesar's Legion The Epic Saga of Julius Caesar's Elite Tenth Legion and the Armies of Rome

ISBN-10: 0471686131

ISBN-13: 9780471686132

Edition: 2002

Authors: Stephen Dando-Collins

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This is a close-up view of battle and heroics during the Classical Age. In this thoroughly researched regimental history, we follow the Tenth Legion from its founding by Julius Caesar in 61 B.C. through its greatest military accomplishments.
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Yannick Murphy is the author of the novels Signed, Mata Hari ; Here They Come ; and The Sea of Tree s, as well as two story collections and several children's books. She is the recipient of a Whiting Writer's Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Award, and a Chesterfield Screenwriting Award.Her work has appeared in Best American Nonrequired Reading and The O. Henry Prize Stories . She lives in Vermont with her veterinarian husband and their children.Stephen Dando-Collins is the author of the acclaimed CAPTAIN BLIGH'S OTHER MUTINY and a successful series of popular histories about the legions of ancient Rome published in the US, UK, and Australia: CAESAR'S LEGION, NERO'S KILLING MACHINE , CLEOPATRA'S KIDNAPPERS, MARK ANTONY'S HEROES. His historical novel THE INQUEST, was published in the US, Canada, Spain and Italy. PASTEUR'S GAMBIT was shortlisted for the science prize in the Victorian Premier's Literary Awards and won the Queensland Premier's Science Award.

Atlas
Acknowledgments
Author's Note
Staring Defeat in the Face
Impatient for Glory
Savaging the Swiss, Overrunning the Germans
Conquering Gaul
Invading Britain
Revolt and Revenge
Enemy of the State
Broken Promises
The Race for Durres
A Taste of Defeat
The Battle of Pharsalus
The Sour Taste of Victory
The Murder of Pompey the Great
The Power of a Single Word
The North African Campaign
Caesar's Last Battle
Mark Antony's Men
Philippi and Actium
In the Name of the Emperor
Knocked into Shape by Corbulo
Orders from the Emperor
Objective Jerusalem
The End of the Holy City
Masada
Last Days
The Legions of Rome, 30 B.C.-A.D. 233
The Reenlistment Factor
The Uniqueness of the Legion Commands in Egypt and Judea
The Naming and Numbering System of the Roman Legions
The Title "Fretensis"
Imperial Roman Military Ranks and Their Modern-Day Equivalents
Sources
Glossary
Index