roman empire

  1. M

    Aurelian and Probus

    The Roman Empire in the West officially lasted for just over 500 years: from 27 BC, when Augustus was formally inaugurated as the first Emperor, until 476 AD, when Romulus Augustulus, the last Emperor, was forced to abdicate. There will always be disagreement about the precise dating: arguably...
  2. untallguy

    Caesar's Great Success

    Caesar's Great Success by Alexander Merrow, Agostino Von Hassell and Gregory Starace is subtitled Sustaining the Roman Army on Campaign. I'll be honest - the subtitle sells the book short and there is much more to it. I found this to be a curiously interesting book. It purports to be about how...
  3. Auld-Yin

    Emperor of Rome

    AD 68 and the Roman Empire is in turmoil, Nero dead and the Year of Four Emperors is upon us. Vespasian is in Judea putting down the revolt in a savage and bloody way to ensure that they don’t have the ability to rise up again. One of his senior military commanders is his son Tiberius who is...