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    John Robert Travis(Author)

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The Roman military is an iconic, ancient institution; everybody is familiar with the image of fearsome Roman centurions marching in their famous columns. In this book, Roman military experts Hilary and John Travis turn their attention to the helmets used by the historic Roman stalwarts, drawing on their expertise, their wealth of illustrated material and the world of reenactments.

There are currently two different methods in use in the identification of Roman helmet types: the British system, based on developmental progression and features indicating the geographical area of manufacture; and the much simplified Continental system, based on named find locations. In this study of helmets used by the Romans, Roman Helmets draws together the streams of published information of sculptural imagery and archaeological ‘hard’ evidence, while also comparing these dual typologies, discussing their strengths and weaknesses.

From the authors of Roman Body Armour: ‘The read of the year (Minerva)From the authors of Roman Body Armour: ‘Revolutionary study of Roman armour’ (Classic Arms and Militaria)

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  • PDF | 202 pages
  • John Robert Travis(Author)
  • Amberley Publishing (15 Dec. 2014)
  • English
  • 9
  • Home & Garden

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  • By J. W. Treadaway on 8 February 2015

    A little hard but an authoritative work

  • By Luis Miguel on 17 January 2015

    Awesome work. Great investigation and conclusions.

  • By Sean on 3 August 2016

    as you reviewed a good technical review of Roman helmets

  • By kerry ballard on 23 July 2016

    Great read with some great pictures and reference

  • By HEBEGB on 21 April 2015

    Very informative for anoraks like myself.

  • By Nigel Short on 8 May 2015

    Excellent book on an interesting subject.


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