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Campbell, Duncan B.

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Works: 15 works in 49 publications in 2 languages and 806 library holdings
Genres: History  Military history 
Classifications: U29, 355.44093
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Besieged : siege warfare in the ancient world by Duncan B Campbell ( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book explores the development of siege warfare in the ancient world from Persia in the 6th century B.C. to the 4th century Roman world, examining the techniques and weapons used during the sieges in this period."--BOOK JACKET
Roman legionary fortresses 27 BC-AD 378 by Duncan B Campbell ( Book )
8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The concept of a legionary fortress as a permanent structure dates from the reign of Augustus (27 BC-AD 14). It is only from that time that we find a standing army distributed around the empire, and their permanent fortresses developed from the temporary field fortifications of the legions on campaign. This book describes the development, design and construction of these fortresses throughout the length and breadth of the Empire. It also deals extensively with the experience of life within a typical fortress and covers the operational history of these fortifications, including the famous siege
Greek and Roman siege machinery 399 BC-AD 363 by Duncan B Campbell ( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mons Graupius AD 83 : Rome's battle at the edge of the world by Duncan B Campbell ( Book )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following the invasion of Britain under the Emperor Claudius in AD 43, Roman rule was imposed over the peoples of southern England and slowly extended northwards. By AD 77, Roman armies stood on the threshold of present-day Scotland. Under the dynamic leadership of the governor Gnaeus Julius Agricola the following seven years saw the subjugation of the most remote outposts of the British Isles, culminating in the decisive battle of Mons Graupius in AD 83 that saw the devastation of the Caledonian confederation under the legendary Calgacus. The battle saw the loss of 10,000 Caledonians, while o
Siege warfare in the Roman world : 146 BC-AD 378 by Duncan B Campbell ( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fæstningskrig. Undersøgelse af den taktik og teknik de romerske hære anvendte i forbindelse med belejring af fjendtlige fæstninger og byer i perioden 146 f.Kr - 378 e.Kr
Roman auxiliary forts, 27 BC-AD 378 by Duncan B Campbell ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ancient siege warfare : Persians, Greeks, Cathaginians and Romans 546-146 BC by Duncan B Campbell ( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sieges played a central role in many conflicts of the ancient world and generals, including Darius, Alexander the Great, Hannibal and Scipio Africanus successfully used siegecraft to gain their objectives. As siege tactics became integral to success in war, generals employed the minds of engineers and scientists to develop tactics which ranged from penetrating the defences or blockading the city through to tricks and deception. This fascinating study tracks developments in siege warfare from Ancient Persia in the 6th century BC through to the Roman sieges of the second century BC, describing the range of equipment and techniques which evolved during this period
Greek and Roman artillery 399 BC-AD 363 by Duncan B Campbell ( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spartan warrior 735-331 BC by Duncan B Campbell ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Immortalized through their exploits at the battle of Thermopylae under the legendary Leonidas, as well as countless other victories throughout the classical period, the Spartans were some of the best trained, organized, most feared and lethal warriors of the ancient world. This small state, known to the Ancient Greeks as Lakedaimon, situated in the southern Argolid developed one of the most successful military forces of the Ancient World. Their unique society, where serfs (helots) and non-citizen labourers (perioikoi) left the pure-bred men of Sparta free to concentrate all their energies on warfare. Forbidden from engaging in any form of manual labour, these Spartan warriors were trained from an early age in a brutal regime that gave them the necessary discipline and endurance to withstand the pressures of phalanx warfare and endure all manner of hardships on campaign. This title will describe all aspect of the Spartan warriors life, from the earliest days of his training through his life in peace and war culminating in the battlefield experiences of these feared combatants. The Spartans saw widespread combat throughout the Peloponnese and beyond during the Greek and Persian and Peloponnesian wars, becoming the supreme Greek power following their eclipse of Athens until the battles of Leuctra and Mantineia saw their star wane
The rise of imperial Rome, AD 14-193 by Duncan B Campbell ( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Augustus (r. 27 BC-AD 14) came to the throne as the first emperor of Rome, he began to bring order to the chaos that almost 20 years of civil war had wrought. Areas that had been added piecemeal to the Roman Republic, from Spain and Gaul to Dalmatia, needed to be restructured as provinces of the empire, while in the East, Augustus reorganised Asia Minor and Syria, and held the Parthian empire in check with cunning diplomacy. The foundations of the empire were thus laid by Augustus, and his aspirations for world conquest were passed on to his successors, who would strive to defend, expand and consolidate the empire after his death. Under Trajan (AD 98-117) the empire reached its largest extent - some 6.5 million square kilometres. Its presence in much of present-day Western and Central Europe gave the area a lasting legacy in a range of areas, from legal matters to languages and from architecture to religious belief. In this book ancient-warfare specialist Duncan Campbell explores the course of the wars that ensued as successive emperors sought to extend the empire, from Claudius' conquest of Britannia (AD 43) and Domitian's campaigns on the Rhine (AD 83) and the Danube (AD 89, 92), through Trajan's Dacian Wars (AD 101-03, 105-06) and Parthian War (AD 117), to Marcus Aurelius' Marcomannic Wars (AD 167-75, 177-80), as well as the Jewish Wars (AD 66-74 and AD 132-36). The period covered in this book ends with the consolidation of the Roman frontiers along the Rhine and Danube - 'this far and no further' - and uneasy peace with the Parthian empire, wracked by its own internal troubles. The murder of the emperor Pertinax in AD 193 was to usher in a period of instability and civil war, dominated by the mighty Septimius Severus (r. AD 193-212). This book provides a summary of the strengths, limitations and evolving character of the Roman army during the first two centuries AD, as well as those of the forces of Rome's enemies across the Rhine and Danube in Germany and Romania, and in the East, in the form of the Parthian empire of Iraqran. The characters and achievements of the soldiers and civilians who fought Rome's enemies and administered the new provinces carved out in war are brought to life in vivid detail. Fully illustrated with photographs depicting the emperors, their armies and enemies, and the remains of Roman fortifications and public buildings, plus informative full-colour maps, this is the epic story of the wars waged by a succession of emperors during the period in which Imperial Rome reached its zenith
Ancient siege warfare : Persians, Greeks, Cathaginians and Romans 546-105 BC by Duncan B Campbell ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roman auxiliary forts by Duncan B Campbell ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aspects of Roman siegecraft by Duncan B Campbell ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Řecká a římská obléhací technika : (399 př.n.l. - 363 n.l.) by Duncan B Campbell ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Czech and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tábory římských legií : 27 př.n.l. - 378 n.l. by Duncan B Campbell ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Czech and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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