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Romes Enemies (5): The Desert Frontier (Men-at-Arms 243) David Nicolle

Romes Enemies (5): The Desert Frontier (Men-at-Arms 243)

David Nicolle

Published March 26th 1991
ISBN : 9781855321663
Paperback
48 pages
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 About the Book 

Romes 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, theMoreRomes 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 Romes enemies of the desert frontier. The authors fine text is accompanied by a wealth of illustrations and photographs, including eight stunning full page colour plates by Angus McBride.