With Caesar"s legions

the adventures of two Roman youths in the conquest of Gaul
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Biblo and Tannen , New York
Rome -- History -- Republic, 265-30 B.C. -- Fi
Statementby R. F. Wells ; ill. by Frank T. Merrill.
ContributionsMerrill, Frank T. b. 1848.
The Physical Object
Pagination336 p., [7] leaves of plates :
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Open LibraryOL22354143M
LC Control Number60016709

Many military historians consider Caesar's legions the world's most efficient infantry before the arrival of gunpowder. This book shows why. Written in readable, popular style, Caesar's Legion is a must for military buffs and anyone interested in Roman history at a critical point in European by: 3.

With Caesar's Legions Paperback – June 1, by R. Wells (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: R. Wells.

Editorial Reviews. In We Were There with Caesar's Legions, the twenty-seventh book in the We Were There series, an exciting and moving story of the boy Orlex, his sister Una, and his friend Mandubracius, Prince of the Trinovantes tribe emerges out of the mists of early English history.

The time is 35 B.C., and the great Roman general, Caesar, /5(2). We Were There With Caesar's Legions book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.3/5(3). Marching With Caesar: Revolt of the Legions - Kindle edition by Peake, R.W., Shipova, Marina, Hercules, BZ.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Marching With Caesar: Revolt of the Legions/5(71).

Many military historians consider Caesar's legions the world's most efficient infantry before With Caesars legions book arrival of gunpowder. This book shows why. Written in readable, popular style, Caesar's Legion is a must for military buffs and anyone interested in /5(13).

Within the span of five years, Rome is shaken to its foundations, first with the slaughter of three Legions under the command of Publius Quinctilius Varus in the Teutoberg Forest, betrayed by the German prince Arminius, then with the death of Augustus coming five years later/5(3).

In Stephen Dando-Collins book Caesar’s Legion the reader is offered a rarely seen look at the battles and campaigns of Rome’s Legions during the time of Julius Caesar.

The centerpiece of the book is the 10th Legion, raised by Julius Caesar and used by him throughout as his elite shock-troops.4/5. Book covers all the roman wars and the liegons that fought in them.

The book places each legion in its theater of operation and against the enemy it fought. Book shows formation and uniforms worn at that time. Great for anyone wanting to know about roman warfare. After reading was able to understand the roman wars by: 2.

Marching With Caesar. K likes. This is the Facebook Page for Marching With Caesar, celebrating the book series Marching With Caesar, featuring Titus Pullus, Legionary of Rome!Followers: K. Birth of the 10th Legion book.

Read 22 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. *This edition of Marching With Caesar-Birth of the 10th Le /5. X Equestris One of Caesar's four legions when he became governor of Gallia Cisalpina.

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He mentions it in his accounts of an encounter with the German leader Ariovistus (where he states that he has always trusted it completely), the battle against the Nervians (where the tenth legion saved the day).

In the third book of the critically acclaimed Marching With Caesar series, Titus Pullus and his 10th Legion are still in the thick of the maelstrom that follows after the assassination of Gaius Julius Caesar. The critically acclaimed Marching With Caesar® book series is a first-person narrative, written in the form of a memoir of Titus Pullus, Legionary, Optio, First Spear Centurion of Caesar’s 6th and 10th Legion – written three years after his retirement as Camp Prefect, when Titus is 61 years old.

Titus, along with his boyhood friend Vibius. Marching With Caesar book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Within the span of five years, Rome is shaken to its foundation /5. The Books. Marching With Caesar® is a series – the numbers beside each book indicate their place chronologically.

Find the Marching With Caesar® series on,iTunes and. 13 – Marching With Caesar® – Rise of Germanicus Just Released Aug. Titus Porcinianus Pullus has settled into life as a Centurion of the 1st Legion. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Start by marking “Revolt of the Legions (Marching With Caesar #14)” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving /5. Legio X Equestris (Latin: Tenth Legion "Mounted"), a Roman legion, was levied by Julius Caesar in 61 BC when he was the Governor of Hispania Ulterior.

The Tenth was the first legion levied personally by Caesar and was consistently his most y: Roman Republic. When Augustus became sole ruler in 31 BC, he disbanded about half of the over 50 legions then in existence. The remaining 28 legions became the core of the early Imperial army of the Principate (27 BC – AD ), most lasting over three centuries.

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Augustus and his immediate successors transformed legions into permanent units, staffed by entirely career soldiers on standard year terms. Publius Crassus is sent to Aquitania with twelve cohorts and cavalry, and Quintus Titurius Sabinus is dispatched with three legions to control the Venelli, the Curiosolites, and the Lexovii.

Decimus Brutus the younger Caesar puts in charge of the fleet and he tells him to start for the country of the Veneti. Caesar's Civil War resulted from the long political subversion of the Roman Government's institutions, begun with the career of Tiberius Gracchus, continuing with the Marian reforms of the legions, the bloody dictatorship of Lucius Cornelius Sulla, and completed by the First Triumvirate over : 10 January 49 BC – 17 March 45 BC, (4 years, 2.

"Caesar's Legion" is a book with somewhat unexpected topic. Stephen Dando Collins writes about Legio X, famous Tenth Legion that was raised in Spain by Caesar - veteran legion that saw almost every major conflict in Europe at the time, invaded Britain twice and fought in /5(2).

Before leaving for Italy, Caesar orders the officers in charge of the legions to spend the winter repairing old ships and building new ones. The new ones, however, he explains, are to be built differently than the others; they will be lower and wider than usual so that cargo.

Many military historians consider Caesar's legions the world's most efficient infantry before the arrival of gunpowder.

This book shows why. Written in readable, popular style, Caesar's Legion is a must for military buffs and anyone interested in Roman history at a critical point in European civilization.". COVID Resources.

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CAESAR'S LEGION by Stephen Dando-Collins, with the subtitle of "The Epic Saga of Julius Caesar's Elite Tenth Legion and the Armies of Rome", could just as well, I think, be subtitled "Highlights of the Tenth Legion's Service during Transition from Roman Republic to Early Imperium (61 B.C.

- 73 A.D.)." On a wider scale, the book is a sometimes /5(81). A very good book, a well-written and well-researched, accessible history book for the general reader.

When Caesar defeated Pompey the Great at the Battle of Pharsalus in 48 BC, one of Pompeys legions, the 6th, was split in two: half its men escaped and fled to Roman Africa (modern Tunisia), where other Pompeian survivors gathered for a last stand against Caesar, while two cohorts of the 6th /5.

Caesar's Legion I felt this was an excellent book, extremely well researched and superbly written. The narrator (Stuart Langton) was also excellent. The book does concentrate on the 10th Legion's early years which is unsurprising and tells the story of Roman legionnaires well.

Caesar secures his baggage on a hill, then leaves two legions to guard it while he takes the rest of the army in pursuit. His soldiers kill 3, of the enemy's rear guard; the next day Caesar sets up camp near Alesia, knowing that the enemy has been terrified by the loss of such great numbers of men.

Caesar's legions were essential to the maintenance of these territories, and this book investigates the development and growth of the Roman fighting machine. The text explores the organization of the legions, as well as the motivation, the weapons, armor, equipment of the individual soldier.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title/5(10). Fourteenth book in the Marching With Caesar series. Titus Porcinianus Pullus and the Legions of Rome must cope with a series of cataclysmic events, beginning with the Varus disaster, followed by the death of Augustus, and culminating with the revolt of the Rhine Legions.Caesar then stations two legions and his auxiliary troops there and returns to the main camp with four legions.

The next day, Caesar brings troops out of both camps in battle formation, where they await attack until noon. Later in the day Ariovistus' troops attack the .Many military historians consider Caesar's legions the world's most efficient infantry before the arrival of gunpowder.

This book shows why. Written in readable, popular style, Caesar's Legion is a must for military buffs and anyone interested in Roman history at a critical point in European civilization."/5(13).