Ancient Rome: A Military and Political History Christopher S. Mackay
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The first of He resigned as sherriff in 1813 and continued to devote his time to military service, eventually being promoted to Lieutenant under General (and later President) William Henry Harrison. 1 day ago - The name "Quintus" is yet another unusual first name that has its origins in ancient Rome, and anyone (politically inclined or otherwise) possessing an exotic sounding name like "Quintus Ultimus" or "Quintus Flaminius" is certainly worthy of more than just passing notice. May 6, 2011 Patrick Shrier Leave a comment The javelins were also 3 Roman feet long and had an iron point made such that it was supposed to bend on impact and be useless to the enemy. From the description, it sounds like the pilum, or at least a precursor to it. Aug 23, 2013 - It is a special quality of Brown's style to be able to demonstrate the passion and energy with which these ancient Romans spoke and wrote to express their often-dissonant views concerning the correct role of wealth in a human life lived in righteousness and He divides his discussion into five sections, followed by nearly two hundred pages of notes and bibliography, to offer a panorama of unprecedented scope on the topics he considers (only touching on military and political history). May 6, 2011 - Ancient Roman Military Equipment according to Polybius. The daily ration of Roman soldiers equalled roughly 1.5 kg (3lb 5 oz) of grain. Feb 25, 2010 - Find out more about the history of Ancient Rome, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Dec 27, 2009 - The army of ancient Rome was one of the first to standardise the issue of rations. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com. Military History and Book Reviews.