Rome's Enemies (5): The Desert Frontier (Men-at-Arms) (Paperback)

Rome's Enemies (5): The Desert Frontier (Men-at-Arms) By David Nicolle, Angus McBride (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David Nicolle, Angus McBride (Illustrator)
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Rome's desert frontier was one where the Empire faced few dangers, for here relations were generally based on a mutual interest in trade across the frontier. Yet when Rome did clash with desert peoples, particularly those of Syria and Arabia, the mobility, fighting skills and ability to withdraw into an arid wilderness often gave the Arabs, Berbers and Sudanese an extra edge. This fascinating volume by David Nicolle explores the history and armies of Rome's enemies of the desert frontier. The author's fine text is accompanied by a wealth of illustrations and photographs, including eight stunning full page colour plates by Angus McBride.

About the Author

David Nicolle is Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of Medieval Studies, Nottingham University. He is the author of over a dozen books on medieval military history.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781855321663
ISBN-10: 1855321661
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Publication Date: March 26th, 1991
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: Men-at-Arms