General Roman Army

The general scholarship available on the Roman Army.

  • Alston, R., Soldier and Society in Roman Egypt, London, 1995.
  • Bishop, M.C. & Coulston, J.C.N., Roman Military Equipment from the Punic Wars to the Fall of Rome, London, 2nd edition, Oxford, 2006.
  • Campbell, B., The Emperor and the Roman Army, 31 BC-AD 235, Oxford, 1984.
  • Campbell, B., The Roman Army 31 BC – AD 337. A Sourcebook, Routledge, London, 1994.
  • Campbell, B., Warfare and Society in Imperial Rome, c. 31 B.C. – A.D. 230, London, 2002. 
  • Campbell, D.B., The Rise of Imperial Rome, AD 14-193, Oxford, 2013.
  • Connolly, P., Greece and Rome at War, London, 1981.
  • Coulston, J.C.N. (ed.), Military Equipment and the Identity of Roman Soldiers. Proceedings of the Fourth Roman Military Equipment Conference, BAR Int. Ser. 394, Oxford, 1988.
  • Coulston, J.C.N., ‘How to arm a Roman soldier’, in M. Austin, J. Harries and C. Smith (ed.), Modus Operandi. Essays in Honour of Geoffrey Rickman, London, 1998, 167-90.
  • Coulston, J.C.N., ‘Imperial Roman Warfare’, in P. De Souza (ed.), The Ancient World at War, London, 182-201.
  • Davies, R., Service in the Roman Army, Edinburgh, 1989.
  • Erdkamp, P., Hunger and the Sword: Warfare and Food Supply in the Roman Republican Wars, (264-30 BC), Amsterdam, 1998.
  • Erdkamp, P. (ed.), Blackwell Companion to the Roman Army, Oxford, 2007.
  • Fields, N., The Roman Army of the Punic Wars: 264-146 BC, Oxford, 2007.
  • Fields, N., The Roman Army : the Civil Wars 88-31 BC, Oxford, 2008.
  • Fields, N., The Roman Army of the Principate: 27 BC-Ad 117, Oxford, 2009.
  • Gabba, E., Republican Rome, the Army and the Allies, Oxford, 1976.
  • Gilliver, C.M., The Roman Art of War, London, 1999.
  • Goldsworthy, A., The Roman Army at War, 100BC-AD200, Oxford, 1996.
  • Goldsworthy, A., The Complete Roman Army, London: Thames & Hudson, 2015.
  • Goldsworthy, A. & Haynes, I. (ed.), The Roman Army as a Community, Portsmouth RI, 1999.
  • Goldsworthy, A., Gilliver, K. & Whitby, M., Rome at War: Caesar and his Legacy, Oxford, 2005.
  • Hackett, J., Warfare in the Ancient World, London, 1989.
  • Holder, P.A., The Roman Army in Britain, London, 1982.
  • Kennedy, D. (ed.), The Roman Army in the East, Ann Arbor, 1996.
  • Keppie, L., The Making of the Roman Army from Republic to Empire, London, 1984.
  • Keppie, L., ‘The army and the navy’, Cambridge Ancient History 10, ed.2, Cambridge, 1996, 371-96.
  • Künzl, E., Unter den goldenen Adlern. Der Waffenschmuck des römischen Imperiums, Mainz, 2008.
  • Maxfield, V., The Military Decorations of the Roman Army, London, 1981.
  • McNab, C. (ed.), The Roman Army, Oxford, 2012.
  • Pollard, N., ‘The Roman army as ‘total institution’ in the Near East? Dura-Europos as a case study’, in D.L. Kennedy (ed.), The Roman Army in the East, Ann Arbor, 1996, 211-27.
  • Rich, J. & Shipley, G. (ed.), War and Society in the Roman World, London, 1993.
  • Roth, J.P., The Logistics of the Roman Army at War, (264 BC – AD 235), Leiden, 1999.
  • Sabin, P., Wees, H. van, and Whitby, M. (ed.), The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare, Cambridge, 2007.
  • Sekunda, N., Republican Roman Army: 200-104 BC, Oxford, 1996.
  • Sekunda, N. & Northwood, S., Early Roman Armies, Oxford, 1995.
  • Sidebottom, H., Ancient Warfare. A Very Short Introduction, Short Introductions, Oxford, 2004.
  • Simkins, M., The Roman Army from Hadrian to Constantine, Oxford, 1979.
  • Simkins M., The Roman Army from Caesar to Trajan, Oxford, 1984.
  • Smith, R.E., Service in the Post-Marian Roman Army, Manchester, 1958.
  • Southern, P., The Roman Army. A Social and Institutional History, Oxford, 2007.
  • Wacher, J. (ed.), The Roman World, London, 1987.
  • Watson, G.R., The Roman Soldier, London, 1969.
  • Webster, G., The Roman Imperial Army of the first and second centuries A.D, London, 1979.
  • Whitby, M., Rome at War: AD 293-696, Oxford, 2002.