Polybius and Pseudo-Hyginus: Fortification of the Roman Camp

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Polybius and Pseudo-Hyginus: Fortification of the Roman Camp is a slim volume featuring two ancient texts that deal with Roman camp fortifications: an extract from Polybius' history (book 6.27 to 42) and Pseudo-Hyginus' de munitionibus castrorum.

  • Translated and edited by M.C.J. Miller & J.G. DeVoto
  • ISBN 0-89005-518-1
  • 120 pages, plus plates, figures and diagrams

This slim volume features two ancient texts that deal with Roman camp fortifications: an extract from Polybius' history (book 6.27 to 42) and Pseudo-Hyginus' de munitionibus castrorum. Both texts are presented in their original language, respectively Greek and Latin, with a modern English translation on the facing page. The volume is rounded out with notes on Polybius' description, a lexicon of Roman military terms in Greek, a select bibliography, and illustrations.

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