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61 Brewer, Richard, J. (Ed. ) ROMAN FORTRESSES AND THEIR LEGIONS Papers in Honour of George C. Boon, FSA, FRHistS
National Museums and Galleries of Wales/Society of Antiquaries of London 2000 0854312749 / 9780854312740 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Occasional Papers of the Society of Antiquaries of London, No. 20; 208 pages; Roman Fortresses and their Legions had its origins in a conference held in 1992, and contains 11 papers by leading Roman military archaeologists on the fortresses of Roman legions from Britain, Germany and the Danube region to the eastern empire. It will appeal to both general and specialist readers interested in Roman military archaeology. Historians, including the pioneer antiquaries, have long realised that the study of the legions is fundamental to our understanding of the history of the Roman Empire. The essays in this volume, contributed by some of today's foremost scholars of Roman army studies, range across the whole of the Roman Empire - including Britain, the Danube lands and the eastern provinces - and cover a wide variety of themes. Authors effectively combine evidence derived from ancient sources and inscriptions with the rapidly growing amount of information and detail obtained from archaeological excavation. The volume covers the period from Augustus, when the plans of permanent legionary fortresses were beginning to evolve, to the Late Empire, when the legion was a very different body from that with which we are familiar in the early imperial period. The essays are dedicated to the late George C Boon FSA, FRHistS to mark his vast contribution to Roman scholarship. 
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62 Brice, Lee L. , & Jennifer T. Roberts (Eds. ) RECENT DIRECTIONS IN THE MILITARY HISTORY OF THE ANCIENT WORLD
Regina Books 2011 1930053703 / 9781930053700 Softcover Very Good- 
Bump to front upper corner with some creasing to some pages. Mild creasing to lower corner of last few pages and wraps. ; Mesopotamia and the "New" Military History by Seth F. C. Richardson - Greece: Mad Hatters and March Hares by Everett L. Wheeler - New Approaches to the Roman Army by Sara E. Phang - Military History in Late Antiquity: Changing Perspectives and Paradigms by Doug Lee. ; Publication of the Association of Ancient Historians 10; 222 pages 
Price: 55.00 USD
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63 Brunt, P. A. ITALIAN MANPOWER 225 B.C.-A.D. 14
Oxford University Press 1971 0198142838 / 9780198142836 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Very light foxing to textblock else Fine. Dustjacket has edgewear with chipping and a few small tears. Minor rubbing to DJ. DJ is price-clipped. ; 1.92 x 9.1 x 6.94 Inches; 784 pages; This study of the size of the Italian population from 225 B. C. To A. D. 14 draws on early Roman census figures and yearly estimates of the number of men under arms to assess the nature of Italian emigration, the effects of wars and land settlements in the peninsula, and the economy of Cisalpine Gaul and other regions. 
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64 Brunt, P. A. ITALIAN MANPOWER 225 B.C.-A.D. 14
Oxford University Press 1987 0198142838 / 9780198142836 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Former price has been erased from ffep but still indented. ; 1987 edition Reissued with a Postscript. ; 1.92 x 9.1 x 6.94 Inches; 784 pages; This study of the size of the Italian population from 225 B. C. To A. D. 14 draws on early Roman census figures and yearly estimates of the number of men under arms to assess the nature of Italian emigration, the effects of wars and land settlements in the peninsula, and the economy of Cisalpine Gaul and other regions. 
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65 Brunt, P. A. ITALIAN MANPOWER 225 B.C.-A.D. 14
Oxford University Press 1971 0198142838 / 9780198142836 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Light dustsoiling to top of textblock. Minor shelfwear to book. Dustjacket has edgewear with chipping and a few small tears. 1 large tear crudely repaired with cellotape. DJ spine is sunned. Rubbing to DJ. ; 1.92 x 9.1 x 6.94 Inches; 784 pages; This study of the size of the Italian population from 225 B. C. To A. D. 14 draws on early Roman census figures and yearly estimates of the number of men under arms to assess the nature of Italian emigration, the effects of wars and land settlements in the peninsula, and the economy of Cisalpine Gaul and other regions. 
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66 Brunt, P. A. THE FALL OF THE ROMAN REPUBLIC AND RELATED ESSAYS
Oxford Clarendon Press 1988 0198148496 / 9780198148494 Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket 
Slight dust-soiling to textblock. DJ is somewhat worn with small tears to corners and spine ends. Dustjacket spine is sunned. ; Author's inscription to ffep: "Presented by the author" ; 560 pages; Unified by an interest in the factors behind the conversion of the Roman Republic into a monarchy, this collection of essays by noted ancient historian P. A. Brunt includes revised or rewritten studies of the Italian allies, the Equites, the courts, the army, and amicitia, and new discussions of libertas, clientship, and factions. 
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67 Brunt, P. A. THE FALL OF THE ROMAN REPUBLIC AND RELATED ESSAYS
Oxford Clarendon Press 1988 0198148496 / 9780198148494 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Scholar's small bookplate to ffep (R. E. Fantham). Light Pencil marginalia to a few pages by R. E. Fantham. ; 560 pages; Unified by an interest in the factors behind the conversion of the Roman Republic into a monarchy, this collection of essays by noted ancient historian P. A. Brunt includes revised or rewritten studies of the Italian allies, the Equites, the courts, the army, and amicitia, and new discussions of libertas, clientship, and factions. 
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68 Buchan, John AUGUSTUS
Hodder and Stoughton 1937 0340002581 / 9780340002582 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
349 pages 
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69 Buckler, John PHILIP II AND THE SACRED WAR
E. J. Brill 1997 9004090959 / 9789004090958 Softcover Very Good 
Former owner's label to inner cover. Light shelfwear with faint crease to rear lower corner and edgewear to upper edge of rear wrap. Spine slightly sunned. ; Presents the first modern account of the Third Sacred War, which was the last great internecine conflict of the Classical Greeks. Marking the nadir of the polis-system, the war also introduced Philip II of Macedonia into the mainstream of Greek politics. ; Mnemosyne, Bibliotheca Classica Batava. Supplementum Centesimum Nonum, Vol 109; 228 pages 
Price: 185.00 USD
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70 Burn, Andrew Robert [A. R. ] PERSIA AND THE GREEKS The Defence of the West, c. 546-478 B. C.
Edward Arnold 1962 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
Scholar's initials to ffep (H. J. Mason). Clean text. Spine slant else VG. DJ is price-clipped. DJ has edgewear with chipping and some tears. DJ spine slightly sunned and faded. ; 586 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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71 Burnham, Barry C. & Helen B. Johnson (Eds. ) INVASION AND RESPONSE The Case of Roman Britain
British Archaeological Reports 1979 0860540707 / 9780860540700 Softcover Very Good- 
Glue stains to inner cover. Traces of removed plate from inner cover. Creasing to wraps. Yellowing to spine. ; Major Headings: Section 1: Food for thought? . Section 2: the Impact of a Standing Army: Invasion and response in Roman Britain; Army supply in roman Gaul; Invasion and response: pottery and the Roman Army. Section 3: the Impact of an Invasion on Industry and Trading Patterns; Section 4: The Impact of an Invasion on Currencies. Section 5: The Impact of an Invasion on Urban Development; Section 6: The Impact of an Invasion on Rural Settings. ; BAR British Series 73; 365 pages 
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72 Bury, J. B. & S. A. Cook & F. E. Adcock (Eds. ) THE CAMBRIDGE ANCIENT HISTORY Volume V: Athens 478 - 401 B. C.
Cambridge University Press 1927 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Boards a bit bowed with light fraying and chipping to spine ends. Rear hinge weakening and starting to crack. ; Cambridge Ancient History Series; Vol. 5; 554 pages 
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73 Bury, J. B. & S. A. Cook & F. E. Adcock (Eds. ) THE CAMBRIDGE ANCIENT HISTORY Volume V: Athens 478 - 401 B. C.
Cambridge University Press 1964 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Scholar's name to ffep in ink (T. G. Elliott). Minor shelfwear. DJ has chipping and tears. Light browning to back panel of DJ with phone numbers in pen. ; Cambridge Ancient History Series; Vol. 5; 554 pages 
Price: 43.00 USD
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74 Bury, J. B. & S. A. Cook & F. E. Adcock (Eds. ) THE CAMBRIDGE ANCIENT HISTORY Volume VI: Macedon 401 - 301 B. C.
Cambridge University Press 1953 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Minor shelfwear to book. Spine slightly sunned. ; Cambridge Ancient History Series; Vol. 6; 646 pages 
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75 Campbell, Brian GREEK AND ROMAN MILITARY WRITERS Selected Readings
Routledge 2004 041528547X / 9780415285476 Paperback Very Good 
Chipping to upper corners of wraps. Scholar's name to half-title (Robert Brown). Else very light shelfwear. ; Brian Campbell has selected and translated a wide range of pieces from the ancient military writers who tell us about the technical aspects of military practice and the management of armies. The pieces cover a fascinating range of topics - battle formations and manoeuvres, different types of troops, the art of generalship, methods for conducting and resisting a siege, the construction of artillery and fortifications, and every kind of ploy used by generals to defeat their opponents. Each piece is annotated with further explanation and context, making this an essential resource for everyone studying the army and warfare in the classical age. ; Routledge Classical Translations; 256 pages 
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76 Campbell, Brian GREEK AND ROMAN MILITARY WRITERS Selected Readings
Routledge 2004 041528547X / 9780415285476 Paperback Very Good+ 
Scholar's name to half-title (Robert Brown). Else very light shelfwear. ; Brian Campbell has selected and translated a wide range of pieces from the ancient military writers who tell us about the technical aspects of military practice and the management of armies. The pieces cover a fascinating range of topics - battle formations and manoeuvres, different types of troops, the art of generalship, methods for conducting and resisting a siege, the construction of artillery and fortifications, and every kind of ploy used by generals to defeat their opponents. Each piece is annotated with further explanation and context, making this an essential resource for everyone studying the army and warfare in the classical age. ; Routledge Classical Translations; 256 pages 
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77 Campbell, J. B. THE EMPEROR AND THE ROMAN ARMY, 31 BC-AD 235
Oxford Clarendon Press 1996 0198148348 / 9780198148340 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Dustjacket is protected in mylar. ; The Roman world in the Imperial period was ruled by a succession of autocrats for whom the army remained the single most important source of political power. But how could one man win the loyalty and affection of an army which numbered up to to half a million? Although financial benefits and legal privileges had the most direct impact on the soldiers, every emperor sought some kind of additional bond through a personal association and identification with them. ; 468 pages; Special edition for Sandpiper Books. Reprint of 1984 Edition. 
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78 Campbell, J. B. THE EMPEROR AND THE ROMAN ARMY, 31 BC-AD 235
Oxford Clarendon Press 1996 0198148348 / 9780198148340 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Former owner's bookplate on ffep. ; The Roman world in the Imperial period was ruled by a succession of autocrats for whom the army remained the single most important source of political power. But how could one man win the loyalty and affection of an army which numbered up to to half a million? Although financial benefits and legal privileges had the most direct impact on the soldiers, every emperor sought some kind of additional bond through a personal association and identification with them. ; 468 pages; Special edition for Sandpiper Books. Reprint of 1984 Edition. 
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79 Campbell, J. B. THE EMPEROR AND THE ROMAN ARMY, 31 BC-AD 235
Oxford Clarendon Press 1996 0198148348 / 9780198148340 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Bumping to corners. Small bump to top corner of textblock with creasing to a few pages. DJ has creasing along edges with a couple of tiny chips. ; The Roman world in the Imperial period was ruled by a succession of autocrats for whom the army remained the single most important source of political power. But how could one man win the loyalty and affection of an army which numbered up to to half a million? Although financial benefits and legal privileges had the most direct impact on the soldiers, every emperor sought some kind of additional bond through a personal association and identification with them. ; 468 pages; Special edition for Sandpiper Books. Reprint of 1984 Edition. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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80 Cartledge, Paul AGESILAOS AND THE CRISIS OF SPARTA
The Johns Hopkins University Press 1987 0801835054 / 9780801835056 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Very minor shelfwear to DJ. Dustjacket is protected in mylar. ; As one of the two Spartan kings, Agesilaos II presided over Sparta's greatest imperial expansion and its collapse as a major power. At his accession in 400 BC, Sparta had recently defeated Athens in the Peloponnesian War and was the undisputed leader of the Aegean Greek world; at the time of his death some forty years later, Sparta had been reduced to the status of a mere Peloponnesian squabbler, its role indistinguishable from that of any of a number of other Greek states. "Agesilaos and the Crisis of Sparta" is an account of this critical period of Greek history, focusing on a single career. Progressing both chronologically and thematically, the author reveals the principal aspects of Spartan politics and society and appraises the possible causes of Sparta's preciptous decline and fall. ; 520 pages 
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