"Connolly's approach here is unique... Readers discover details of warfare and army life of the period, including weapons, tactics, training, and the mundane daily routines. Richly illustrated with maps and index...complement(s) the existing literature on Roman history."--School Library Journal"Every page is lavishly illustrated.... Bring[s] history to life for kids."--Star Tribune
About the Author
Peter Connolly has written and illustrated many books for children about the Ancient World, including the award-winning Legend of Odysseus. He is an honorary research fellow of the Institute of Archaeology in London.