2 edition of The military consilium in republican Rome found in the catalog.
The military consilium in republican Rome
Pamela D. Johnston
|Statement||Pamela D. Johnston.|
|Series||Gorgias dissertations -- 27. -- Classics -- 4|
|LC Classifications||KJA3260 .J64 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2007046693|
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The Nature of the Consilium 1 -- The Consilium: an Overview 1 -- Summary of the Work 2 -- Ancient Sources for the Commander\u00BFs Consilium 3 -- The Members of the Commander\u00BFs Consilium 7 -- Terminology of membership 7 -- The Military Tribunes 8 -- The Quaestor 9 -- The Prefects 12 -- The Centurions.
The consilium, or advisory council, played an important role in the everyday activities of the Roman magistrate in his role as military commander. The Army of the Roman Republic and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.
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This work is an in-depth look at the commander's consilium from its first depicted appearances in the accounts of the legendary period to 31 BC. The main source of archaeological evidence for Late Roman Republican camps is a complex of installations around the Iberian city of Numantia in Spain, excavated by Adolf Schulten in the early s.
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This book is an excellent overview of the Roman army, particularly the Principate professional army of around 0 AD - AD. The book does cover the earlier Republican army, as well as the later armies (3rd and 4th century AD), but in less detail (about a chapter each, compared to the 8 on the Principate army).Cited by: This book broke it's analysis down into a of a number of convenient and accessible sections which ranged from 'The life of a Roman soldier' to 'The Roman Army at war'.
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The Republican Roman Army assembles a wide range of source material and introduces the latest scholarship on the evolution of the Roman Army and the Roman experience of war.
The author has carefully selected and translated key texts, many of them not previously available in English, and provided them with comprehensive commentaries and essays. The historian Polybius gives us a clear picture of the republican army at what is arguably its height in BC.
Serving in the army was part of Roman civic duty. To serve in the armies of Rome, one had to purchase one's own equipment, and soldiers were sorted into different classes according to wealth.
Brutus and Collatinus became Republican Rome's first consuls. Despite Collatinus' role in the creation of the Republic, he belonged to the same family as the former king, and was forced to abdicate his office and leave Rome.
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