Skip to main content

Bibliography

General
R. O'Connell, Of Arms and Men (1989)
M.L. van Creveld, Technology and War (1989)
A. Jones, The Art of War in the Western World (1988)
J. Keegan, A History of Warfare (1993)
G. Parker (ed.), The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare (1995)

Ancient War - General
A. Ferrill, The Origins of War (1985)
Y. Garlan, War in the Ancient World (1975)
A. Lloyd (ed.), Battle in Antiquity (1996)
A. Santosuosso, Soldiers, Citizens and the Symbols of War (1997)
H. Sidebottom, A Very Short Introduction to Ancient War (forthcoming 2004)

Ancient War - popular books (for pictures, quality of text varies!!)
P. Barker, The Armies and Enemies of Imperial Rome (4th ed., 1981)
P. Connolly, Greece and Rome at War (1981)
J. Hackett (ed.) Warfare in the Ancient World (1989)
D. Head, Armies of the Macedonian and Punic Wars, 359 BC to 146 BC(1982)
D. Head, The Achaemenid Persian Army (1992)
R. Humble, Warfare in the Ancient World (1980)
N. Sekunda, The Army of Alexander the Great (1984)
N. Sekunda, The Ancient Greeks (1986)
G. Sumner, Roman Army: Wars of the Empire (1997)
J. Warry, Warfare in the Classical World (1980)

Ancient War - Greek
F.E. Adcock, The Greek and Macedonian Art of War (1957)
J.K. Anderson, Military Theory and Practice in the Age of Xenophon(1970)
M.M. Austin, 'Hellenistic Kings, War and the Economy', Classical Quarterly 36, 1986, 450-66.
J.G.P. Best, Thracian Peltasts and their Influence on Greek Warfare(1969)
A.B. Bosworth, Conquest and Empire. The Reign of Alexander the Great(1988)
G.R. Bugh, The Horsemen of Athens (1988)
W.R. Connor, 'Early Greek Land Warfare as Symbolic Expression', Past and Present 1988, 3-29.
P. Ducrey, Warfare in Ancient Greece (1986)
D.W. Engels, Alexander the Great and the Logistics of the Macedonian Army (1978)
L. Foxhall and J. Salmon (edd.), When Men were Men: Masculinity, Power and Identity in Classical Antiquity (1998)
P.A.L. Greenhalgh, Early Greek Warfare. Horsemen and Chariots in the Homeric and Archaic Ages (1973)
G.T. Griffith, Mercenaries of the Hellenistic World (1935)
D. Hamel, Athenian Generals: Military Activity in the Classical Period(1998)
V.D. Hanson, The Western Way of War. Infantry Battle in Classical Greece(1989)
V.D. Hanson (ed.), Hoplites. The Classical Greek Battle Experience(1991)
J.F. Lazenby, The Spartan Army (1985)
R. Osborne, Classical Greece (2000)
H.W. Parke, Greek Mercenary Soldiers from the Earliest Times to the Battle of Ipsus (1933)
W.K. Pritchett, The Greek State at War (5 volumes ... 1971-91)
K. Raaflaub & N. Rosenstein (edd.), War and Society in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds (1999)
J. Rich & G. Shipley (edd.), War and Society in the Greek World(1993)
F.S. Russell, Information Gathering in Classical Greece (1999)
I.G. Spence, The Cavalry of Classical Greece (1993)
A.M. Snodgrass, Early Greek Armour and Weapons (1964)
A.M. Snodgrass, Arms and Armour of the Greeks (1967)
W.W. Tarn, Hellenistic Military and Naval Developments (1930)
H. van Wees, Status Warriors: War, Violence and Society in Homer and History (1993)
H. van Wees, War and Violence in Ancient Greece (2000)
L.J. Worley, Hippeis: the Cavalry of Ancient Greece (1964)

Ancient War - Roman
F.E. Adcock, The Greek and Macedonian Art of War (1957)
R. Alston, 'Roman Military Pay from Caesar to Diocletian', JRS 84, 1994, 113-23.
R. Alston, Soldier and Society in Roman Egypt (1995)
M.C. Bishop and J.C.N. Coulston, Roman Military Equipment (1993)
P.A. Brunt, 'The Army and the Land in the Roman Revolution', JRS 52, 1962, 69-86 [reprinted in id. The Fall of the Roman Republic and Related Essays (1988) 240-80]
J. B. Campbell, The Emperor and the Roman Army, 31 BC - AD 235 (Oxford 1984)
J.B. Campbell, 'Teach yourself how to be a general', JRS 77, 1987, 13-29.
G.L. Cheeseman, The Auxilia of the Roman Imperial Army (1914)
T. Cornell, B. Rankov, & P. Sabin (edd.), The Second Punic War, a Reappraisal (1996)
G. Daly, Cannae (2002)
K.R. Dixon & P. Southern, The Roman Cavalry (1992)
H. Elton, Warfare in Roman Europe, AD 350-425 (1996)
A. Ferrill, The Fall of the Roman Empire: the military explanation(1986)
I.M. Ferris, Enemies of Rome: Barbarians through Roman Eyes (2000)
C.M. Gilliver, 'The Roman Army and Morality in War' in Lloyd, Battle 219-38
C.M. Gilliver, The Roman Art of War (1999)
A.K. Goldsworthy, The Roman Army at War, 100 B.C. -A.D. 200 (1996)
P.A. Holder, Studies in the Auxilia of the Roman Army from Augustus to Trajan (1980)
A. Hyland, Equus. The Horse in the Roman World (1990)
A. Hyland, Training the Roman Cavalry: from Arrian's Art Tactica (1993) [for problems with Hyland's views, n.b. Sidebottom's review in JRS 84, 1994, 238-9]
Benjamin Isaac, The Limits of Empire, The Roman Army in the East(1990)
A.H.M. Jones, The Later Roman Empire, 284-602 (1964)
L. Keppie, The Making of the Roman Army: from Republic to Empire(1984)
A.D. Lee, 'Morale and the Roman Experience of Battle', in Lloyd, Battle199-217
F. Lepper & S. Frere, Trajan's Column (1988)
A.B. Lloyd (ed.), Battle in Antiquity (1996)
E.N. Luttwak, The Grand Strategy of the Roman Empire (1976)
R. MacMullen, Soldier and Civilian in the Later Roman Empire (1963).
J.L. Mann, Legionary Recruitment and Veteran Settlement during the Principlate (1983)
S.P. Mattern, Rome and the Enemy: Imperial Strategy in the Principate (1999)
V.A. Maxfield, The Military Decorations of the Roman Army (1981)
J.B. McCall, The Cavalry of the Roman Republic (2002)
H.M.D. Parker, The Roman Legions (1928)
N. Pollard, Soldiers, Cities and Civilians in Roman Syria (2001)
J. Rich and G. Shipley (edd.), War and Society in the Roman World (1993).
I. Richmond, Trajan's Army on Trajan's Column (1935)
H.R. Robinson, The Armour of Imperial Rome (1975)
D.B. Soddington, The Development of the Roman Auxiliary Forces from Caesar to Vespasian (1982)
R.E. Smith, Service in the Post-Marian Roman Army (1958)
P. Southern & K. Dixon, The Late Roman Army (1996)
M. Speidel, Riding for Caesar: the Roman Emperor's Horse Guards(1994)
G.R. Watson, The Roman Soldier (1969)
G. Webster, The Roman Imperial Army (1985)
C.R.Whittaker, Frontiers of the Roman Empire; a Social and Economic Study (1994)