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Roman Cavalry Equipment by Ian Stephenson

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Published by Tempus Publishing, Limited .
Written in English


  • Archaeological methodology & techniques,
  • Classical Greek & Roman archaeology,
  • Weapons & equipment,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • Nature,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • Archaeology,
  • Ecology,
  • History / Military / Weapons,
  • Nature / Ecology,
  • Military - General

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Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7981902M
ISBN 100752414216
ISBN 109780752414218

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Roman Cavalry Equipment has been added to your Cart Add to Cart. Buy Now Buy Used. $ + $ shipping. Used: Good | Details Sold by anybookltduk. Condition: Used: Good Comment: This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has soft covers. In good all round condition.. Price: $ The Jugurthine War is the last war in which Roman confederate cavalry is attested as having played a significant part. After that references to the citizen cavalry become rare and the Roman army seems to have become largely dependent on non-citizen cavalry, either recruited in the subject provinces or supplied by allied kings. Roman Cavalry Equipment (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Roman Cavalry Equipment. Author. Stephenson, Ian & Dixon, Karen. Publisher. Tempus. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Drawing on written records, coins, inscriptions and other archaeological evidence, the authors present a detailed picture of how the Roman cavalryman and his horse were equipped.

Roman Legionary Armor, Weapons and Equipment Basic Legionary Equipment On the march the Legionary could carry between three and fourteen day's worth of rations, a saw, a wicker basket, a piece of rope or leather, a shovel, a waterskin, a sickle and a pickaxe. From the army of Marc Antony in the 1st century BC, Roman generals hired Oriental heavy armoured cavalry to serve in their military alongside the legions. These troops, both from the northern steppes and the Persian frontiers, continued an ancient tradition of using heavy armour and long lances, and fought in a compact formation for maximum shock effect. They were quite distinct from. Roman military personal equipment was produced in small numbers to established patterns, and it was used in an established manner. These standard patterns and uses were called the res militaris or regular practice during the Roman Republic and Roman Empire led to military excellence and victory. The equipment gave the Romans a very distinct advantage over their barbarian enemies.   The Paperback of the Roman Cavalry Equipment by I. P. Stephenson, K. R. Dixon, K.R. Dixon | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be :

This comprehensive account considers every aspect of cavalry equipment throughout the centuries of the Western Roman Empire: protective. armour (helmets,. shields and body armour), weaponry (swords, daggers, spears and archery equipment), horse armour (chamfron, crinet and. peytrals) and a wide range of miscellaneous equipment (standards, spurs.   The Roman Cavalry book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The cavalry was a vital part of the army of Rome and it played a s /5.   However, the cavalry of the Late Roman army was endowed with greater numbers of specialized units, such as extra-heavy shock cavalry (cataphractii and clibanarii) and mounted archers. During the later 4th century, the cavalry acquired a reputation for incompetence and cowardice for their role in three major battles. In this book, besides observing Caesar's guile, it is well to note Labienus, who demonstrates initiative and intelligence as he handles difficult positions; moving out, for example, with twenty-five cohorts and some cavalry, then maneuvering and tricking the Treveri into a corner reflects real cunning and results in a victory for the Roman forces.