Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Pinterest NetGalley

The Military History of Late Rome 361-395 (Kindle)

Ancient History Military

By Dr Ilkka Syvanne
Imprint: Pen & Sword Military
File Size: 93.3 MB (.mobi)
This file exceeds the Kindle Cloud 50 MB size limit
Pages: 293
ISBN: 9781473872226
eBook Released: 23rd March 2020

in_stock

£4.99 Print price £30.00

You save £25.01 (83%)

Click here for help on how to download our eBooks

You'll be £4.99 closer to your next £10.00 credit when you purchase The Military History of Late Rome 361-395. What's this?
Need a currency converter? Check XE.com for live rates

Other formats available - Buy the Hardback and get the eBook for £1.99! Price
The Military History of Late Rome… Hardback Add to Basket £30.00
The Military History of Late Rome… ePub (40.4 MB) Add to Basket £4.99


This is the second volume in an ambitious series giving the reader a comprehensive narrative of late Roman military history from AD 284-641. Each volume (5 are planned) gives a detailed account of the changes in organization, equipment, strategy and tactics among both the Roman forces and her enemies in the relevant period, while also giving a detailed but accessible account of the campaigns and battles.

This volume covers the tumultuous period from the death of Constantius II in AD 361 to the death of Theodosius. Among the many campaigns covered, it therefore includes the Emperor Julian's fatal campaign against the Sassanian Persians and the disastrous defeat and death of Valens at Adrianople in 378. Such calamities illustrate the level of external threat Rome's armies faced on many fronts in this difficult period.

This is not "another book on the fall of the Roman Empire": It is a broad perspective, very complete, fresh and particularly critical of the realities of the Roman Empire and its world between 361-395 A.D., where while political-military history focuses discourse, circumstances socio-economics end up being approached with great precision, as an inescapable analysis

Desperta Ferro – reviewed by David Soria Molina

As featured in

Medieval Sword School

As featured 'on the shelf' by Neil Smith

Wargames Illustrated, June 2017

About Dr Ilkka Syvanne

Dr Ilka Syvanne gained his doctorate in history in 2004 from Tampere University in his native Finland. His doctoral thesis was published as The Age of Hippotoxotai, Art of War in Roman Military Revival and Disaster 491-636 (Tampere University Press, Tampere 2004). He has also written numerous articles on late Roman/Byzantine warfare, and contributed seven entries for Blackwell's Encyclopaedia of the Roman Army (2011). Since 2007 he has been Vice Chairman of the Finnish Society for Byzantine Studies. He lives in Kangasala, Finland.

More titles by Dr Ilkka Syvanne

Other titles in Pen & Sword Military...