“[A] lucid new survey of Roman history.”—Adam Kirsch, New Yorker
(Adam Kirsch The New Yorker
Selected by Choice as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2012
(Outstanding Academic Title Choice
"[Campbell] masterfully discusses military affairs (as expected from this scholar) . . . Excellent translations of ancient sources enliven the text. . . . rare will be the scholar who also does not learn from Campbell."—P.B. Harvey Jr., Choice
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About the Author
Brian Campbell is professor of Roman history, Queen's University, Belfast. He lives in Belfast, UK.