Legionary

The Roman Soldier’s (Unofficial) Manual
Philip Matyszak
Published by Thames & Hudson

This incredibly well-researched book paints a vivid picture of life in the Roman legions.

Romans, your Emperor needs you! Are you ready to become a Roman legionary?

The year is 100 CE and Rome stands supreme from the desert sands of Mesopotamia to the highlands of Caledonia. Far from the glittering centre of imperial power, the humble legionary holds back barbarian hordes and conquers new frontiers. On his armoured shoulders rests the might of Rome.

Combining the latest discoveries with contemporary accounts, Philip Matyszak uses his enclyopedic knowledge of Roman history to create a fascinating and immersive account of life as a legionary.

Published by Thames & Hudson
Paperback
208 pages
123 illustrations
198 mm x 129 mm

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