Constantine won victories over external barbarian armies as well as defeating the Roman armies of his internal rivals in civil war. Elizabeth James sets the scene with a discussion of the nature of the Roman army as it emerged and evolved from from the Third Century Crisis, describing the make up of the armies, their weapons and tactics, and the impact of Constantine's policies and reforms.
Constantine I - Christianity, Accomplishments & Death - Biography
She then examines each of Constantine's campaigns and battles, including the British campaign which led to his proclamation as emperor at York to show that he deserves to be remembered as a great general as well as a great emperor. This will be a welcome study of a neglected facet of this historical colossus.
Product Details About the Author. About the Author Elizabeth James studied Ancient History at Oxford and Durham Universities, where a good knowledge of Greek and Latin allowed her to work on the sources in their original form. She has a particular interest in Late Antiquity.
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After the First World War, Of what use was the British cavalry during the years of trench warfare on the General Constantine attended the National War College, from August to June , and was designated a distinguished graduate. In July he transferred to Headquarters U.
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