Caesar’s Legion by Stephen Dando-Collins audiobook

Caesar’s Legion: The Epic Saga of Julius Caesar’s Elite Tenth Legion and the Armies of Rome

By Stephen Dando-Collins
Read by Stuart Langton

Blackstone Publishing
12.32 Hours Unabridged
Format: CD (In Stock)
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Stephen Dando-Collins paints a vivid and definitive portrait of daily life in the Tenth Legion, following Caesar and his men along the blood-soaked fringes of the Empire. This unprecedented regimental history reveals countless previously unknown details about Roman military practices, Caesar’s conduct as a commander and his relationships with officers and legionnaires, and the daily routine and discipline of the Legion. From penetrating insights into the mind of history’s greatest general to a grunt’s-eye view of the gruesome realities of war in the Classical Age, this riveting true account sets a new standard of excellence and detail to which all authors of ancient military history will now aspire. 

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Stephen Dando-Collins paints a vivid and definitive portrait of daily life in the Tenth Legion, following Caesar and his men along the blood-soaked fringes of the Empire. This unprecedented regimental history reveals countless previously unknown details about Roman military practices, Caesar’s conduct as a commander and his relationships with officers and legionnaires, and the daily routine and discipline of the Legion.

From penetrating insights into the mind of history’s greatest general to a grunt’s-eye view of the gruesome realities of war in the Classical Age, this riveting true account sets a new standard of excellence and detail to which all authors of ancient military history will now aspire. 

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Written in readable, popular style, Caesar's Legion is a must for military buffs and anyone interested in Roman history at a critical point in European civilization.” T. R. Fehrenbach, author of Lone Star
“This is a short history of Julius Caesar's fabled Tenth Legion, one of the main instruments in his many conquests and something of a military legend that lasted long after Caesar’s death. Dando-Collins has a grand, gripping story to tell here: We get massive battles, hard-won victories, and a parade of memorable characters. This is certainly a vigorous and entertaining way to read Roman history.” Barnes & Noble, editorial review

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Author Bio: Stephen Dando-Collins

Author Bio: Stephen Dando-Collins

Stephen Dando-Collins is an Australian-born historian and award-winning author who has spent more than three decades studying the individual legions of the Roman army of the late Republic and the empire of the Caesars. He is the author of many books on Rome and its most famous citizens.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 12.32
Audience: Adult
Language: English