Ancient Warfare I.1

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Thanks to the writings of the historian Tacitus, the first-century AD general Gnaeus Julius Agricola is one of the most well-known military leaders of the Roman Empire. This very first issue of Ancient Warfare explores his battles, strategies, and struggles to conquer Britain in the name of Rome.

Theme: the campaigns of Gnaeus Julius Agricola

  • Introduction: Jasper Oorthuys, 'Agricola's campaigns: historical setting'
  • the Source: Jona Lendering, 'Tacitus and the Agricola'
  • the Warrior: Adrian Wink, 'Agricola's Batavian Auxiliaries'. Illustrated by Johnny Shumate.
  • the Battle: Kate Gilliver, 'The battle of Mons Graupius'
  • the Campaign: Jasper Oorthuys, 'Combined arms: Agricola's naval and land campaign'


  • Be a general: Murray Dahm, 'The next Alexander the Great?'
  • Special: Graham Sumner, 'Pontius Pilate's bodyguard'
  • the Find: Ruben Post, 'Alexandrian Stelae and the Ptolemaic army of the 3rd C BC'

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