Covers various aspects of Late Roman military life, from recruitment to weaponry, marriage to wages, warfare to religion. This book explores the world of the Roman soldier, through the eyes of one man, posted to a British garrison at the edge of the empire facing the imminent collapse of Roman rule.
Paul Elliott has a degree in Ancient History and Archaeology. His interests include collecting Roman artefacts and he is involved to a large degree with a number of international Late Roman re-enactment groups. Amongst his previous publications are, Warrior Cults, Brotherhoods of Fear, Assassin!, and Vietnam: Conflict and Controversy. He lives in Yorkshire.