Guardians of the Roman Empire


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Author  Boris Rankov
Publisher  Osprey Publishing
Publication Date   June 1, 1999
ISBN  1855329417
Pages  64

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The Praetorian Guard of Imperial Rome was the power behind the throne, with the ability to make or break an Emperor. This title covers its organization, dress and history from its origins in the guard units of the late Republican armies to its effective destruction at the battle of Milvian Bridge, 312AD.

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