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  • Arrian's Tactical handbook and Expedition against the Alans

    Arrian's essay on the tactical art is essentially an idealized reconstruction of a Hellenistic army in which Macedonian principles of organization predominate, but with many features surviving from the classical epoch. The work (Greek text with facing English translation) was intended to be an instruction manual for the emperor Trajan and is, for the first time, available to anyone interested in the Roman imperial army. ISBN 0-89005-517-3. viii + 132pp, maps. Pb

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  • The Mercenaries of the Hellenistic World

    Evidence from papyri inscriptions and ancient writers examine the role and influence of mercenaries on the policies, diplomacy, wars and conquests of the Hellenistic dynasties. ISBN 0-89005-085-6. 340p.

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  • The Roman Imperial Navy: 31 BC - AD 324

    This is the third edition of Starr's classic treatise on the navy of the Roman Empire. By Chester G. Starr. ISBN 0-89005-544-0 232pp, plus plates, figures and diagrams. Cloth-bound hardcover with blind-stamping.

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  • Philon and Heron, Artillery and Siegecraft in Antiquity

    A modern translation, including the original Greek, of two engineering treatises from the Hellenistic era. Heron's work is a history of ancient artillery from about 400 BC to about 270 BC. Heron attempts to explain the workings of artillery for the 'intelligent layman'. ISBN 0-89005-561-0 138pp, plus plates, figures and diagrams. Pb.

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  • Polyaenus, Stratagems of War, 2 vols

    A riotous account of bluffs, subterfuges and sly tricks used by ancient military commanders to win and sometimes lose large and small battles in ancient times. No complicated terminology or accounts of dull maneuvers, but rather a quick-witted narration of general outsmarting general. ISBN 0-89005503-3/504-1. xxxiii + 549pp and iii + 542pp. Pb.

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  • Trajan's Parthian War and Arrian's Parthika

    Lepper's work is the most thorough investigation into Trajan's campaigns in Mesopotamia. The book describes the causes of the war, the Roman route of march, supply and the outcome. J. G. DeVoto has added Arrian's Parthika which is here translated for the first time. The Parthika describes the terrain, social and military customs of the Parthians as well as aspects of Trajan's war. 262pp, Hb.

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  • The Auxilia of the Roman Imperial Army

    Beginning with the military reforms of Augustus the author, G.L.Cheesman, proceeds to examine the strength and organization of the Roman auxiliary regiments as well as their recruits and distribution throughout the empire. Special sections cover the use of auxilia for war and frontier defense as well as their arms and armor. 192pp, ppb.

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  • Greek Mercenary Soldiers from the earliest times to the Battle of Ipsus

    An account of the mercenary Greek soldier from the earliest times to the end of the Hellenistic kingdoms. The work deals not only with the military aspect of the rise of the mercenary but also the social and political impact of these 'soldiers-for-hire'. 262pp, ppb.

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