So you want to be a Roman soldier?

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This humorous and handy guide contains all the information aspiring legionaries need to know about life in the Roman army. Expert tips include: how to care for your Roman sandals; how to operate a catapult; what to wear and not to wear on campaign; how to sack a city; and how to avoid getting a javelin through your skull.

Based on the bestselling book Legionary, by Roman history scholar, Philip Matyszak, So you want to be a Roman soldier? features the latest scholarship and is illustrated throughout with the zany illustrations of Japanese cartoonist, Takayo Akiyama. The result is a book that brings to life the experience of being a Roman soldier in 100 ce - from dealing with stinky bunk mates to surviving bloody battles - through a crew of likeable (as well as highly disagreeable) characters.

  • Product Code: CMC9780500651834
  • Product Weight: 0.26 kg
  • Author: Georgia Amson-Bradshaw. Text by Philip Matyszak and illustrated by Takayo Akiyama
  • Pages: 96
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: H19 x L15cm
  • Postage Weight: 0.26 Kg

This humorous and handy guide contains all the information aspiring legionaries need to know about life in the Roman army. Expert tips include: how to care for your Roman sandals; how to operate a catapult; what to wear and not to wear on campaign; how to sack a city; and how to avoid getting a javelin through your skull.

Based on the bestselling book Legionary, by Roman history scholar, Philip Matyszak, So you want to be a Roman soldier? features the latest scholarship and is illustrated throughout with the zany illustrations of Japanese cartoonist, Takayo Akiyama. The result is a book that brings to life the experience of being a Roman soldier in 100 ce - from dealing with stinky bunk mates to surviving bloody battles - through a crew of likeable (as well as highly disagreeable) characters.

  • Product Code: CMC9780500651834
  • Product Weight: 0.26 kg
  • Author: Georgia Amson-Bradshaw. Text by Philip Matyszak and illustrated by Takayo Akiyama
  • Pages: 96
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: H19 x L15cm
  • Postage Weight: 0.26 Kg
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