Roman Warriors (ePub)
The Paintings of Graham Sumner
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“This book represents the fruit of many years of study by a well respected author in the field. It is well written so as to be very readable for the non-academic whilst presenting a huge, and surely definitive, array of evidence” – Roman Army Talk on Roman Military Dress
“An excellent and informative book from a very knowledgeable author” – Amazon.co.uk on Roman Military Dress
Gathering together stunning artwork from Graham Sumner’s impressive, expansive portfolio, featuring never-before-seen illustrations from the artist and reminding us of his exceptional ability to bring Ancient Rome to life through painting, this colourful, comprehensive anthology is a must-have for any enthusiast of the period, and of military history in general.
Introduced with a foreword by best-selling historian and author Adrian Goldsworthy, Sumner’s beautiful colour reconstructions of Ancient Roman warriors over time are complemented expertly with informative, enlightening text by eminent historian and author Simon Elliott.
This combination of Sumner’s illustrations and Elliott’s writing leaves no stone unturned as they divulge information about this fascinating period of military history in mesmerising, intricate detail. Readers will swiftly become fully immersed in this ancient world, and will leave it with a wealth of knowledge about and a profound understanding of the warriors of Ancient Rome, and a great appreciation for Sumner and Elliott’s expertise in the area.
A beautifully illustrated book, containing over 130 paintings by the well-known illustrator Graham Sumner with text by the historian and author Simon Elliott across 200 pages.Tony Sullivan
Very useful for researchers and writers of the period. But also a fantastic addition to the bookshelf for the casual reader.
"Roman Warriors: The Paintings of Graham Sumner" is a coffee-table style (11.65 x 1.14 x 9.02 inches, 3.26 pounds) volume comprised of a stunning compilation of museum quality artwork and informative commentary. Especially and unreservedly recommended for personal, professional, community, college, and university library Roman Military History collections, it should be noted for the personal reading lists of students, academia, and non-specialist general readers with an interest in the subject that "Roman Warriors: The Paintings of Graham Sumner" is also available in a digital book format.Midwest Book Review
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Have you ever wondered how Roman soldiers dressed over the whole period of their Empire? If so, you are in for a treat with this collection of prominent military artist Graham Sumner’s authoritative illustrations brought together in a coffee-table style book.Beating Tsundoku
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