Cataclysm 90 BC: The Forgotten War That Almost Destroyed Rome

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We are accustomed to think of the late Republic as a period in which Rome enjoyed almost uninterrupted military success against foreign enemies. Yet at the start of the first century BC, Rome, outnumbered and out-generalled, faced a hostile army less than a week's march from the Capitol. It is probable that only a swift surrender prevented the city from being attacked and sacked. Before that point, three Roman consuls had died in battle, and two Roman armies had been soundly defeated - not in some foreign field, but in the ...

Cataclysm 90 BC: The Forgotten War That Almost Destroyed Rome 2014, Pen & Sword Military, South Yorkshire

ISBN-13: 9781848847897

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