Title: The Legionary (The Roman World)
Author: Peter Connolly
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: 1998-04-01
Number Of Pages: 32
Average Amazon Rating: 4.0
With the ingenuity of a detective, Peter Connolly has brilliantly reconstructed the life of a Roman soldier--who lived less than a hundred years after the death of Christ--by using a vast array of archaeological material, including tombstones and original Roman documents written on papyrusfound in the sands of Egypt and Syria.
The soldier's name was Tiberius Claudius Maximus and he served under the emperor Trajan, in his great wars in Central Europe and the Middle East. Maximus was decorated thr