Jeremy Armstrong, Ph.D. (2009), University of St Andrews, is now a Senior Lecturer at the University of Auckland. He has published on various aspects of early Roman history, archaeology, and warfare, including War and Society in Early Rome: From Warlords to Generals (Cambridge, 2016) and the co-edited Rituals of Triumph (Brill, 2013).
Contributors are: Jeremy Armstrong, Lee L. Brice, Ralph Covino, James Kierstead, Brett Heagren, Mark Hebblewhite, John W.I. Lee, David Nolan, Louis Rawlings, Nathan Rosenstein, Matthew Trundle, Anthony Spalinger, and Jeroen Wijnendaele.
This volume is of interest to anyone interested in warfare in the Ancient Mediterranean, including institutes, academic libraries, public libraries, specialists, post-graduate students, undergraduate students, practitioners, and educated laymen.
Table of contents
Lee L. Brice
1 War and Society in the Ancient World: An Introduction
2 Simple Words, Simple Pictures: The Link between the Snapshots of Battle and the War Diary Entries in Ancient Egypt
3 Caesar’s Exempla and the Role of Centurions in Battle
The Economics of Warfare
4 Coinage and the Economics of the Athenian Empire
5 Tributum in the Middle Republic
6 The Ties that Bind: Military Cohesion in Archaic Rome
7 Sacramentum Militiae: Empty Words in an Age of Chaos
8 Circumscribing Imperium: Power and Regulation in the Republican Province
9 The Delian and Second Athenian Leagues: The Perspective of Collective Action
10 ‘Warlordism’ and the Disintegration of the Western Roman Army
Jeroen W.P. Wijnendaele
11 The Significance of Insignificant Engagements: Irregular Warfare during the Punic Wars
Fortifications and Sieges
12 ‘Siege Warfare’ in Ancient Egypt, as Derived from Select Royal and Private Battle Scenes
Brett H. Heagren
13 Tissaphernes and the Achaemenid Defense of Western Anatolia, 412–395bc
John W.I. Lee