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Lady Willows Retinue
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Roman Shields

Postby Lady Willows Retinue » Wed Jul 30, 2014 3:55 pm

Our new book, Roman Shields was released on 19/07/14 (Amberley). It covers the origins of the diffferent types of shield, their historical developmental progression in shape and function (from Bronze age to Late Roman periods); as well as their construction and combat use.
This is the second of a set of three (Roman Body Armour has been out for some time; and the third part, Roman Helmets, is due for release in December 2014, in time for Christmas):

Roman Body Armour (http://www.amberleybooks.com/shop/artic ... rmour.html)
Roman Shields (http://www.amberleybooks.com/shop/artic ... ields.html)
Roman Helmets, due for release December 2014 (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Roman-Helmets-J ... 1445638428)



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Re: Roman Shields

Postby Lady Willows Retinue » Wed Jul 30, 2014 4:14 pm

cover Roman Shields
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Re: Roman Shields

Postby MiniCooper » Tue Sep 09, 2014 2:51 pm

Looks good. I've just finished reading a series of books about Boudica which have got me interested in the tactics used by the Roman soldiers.



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Re: Roman Shields

Postby MissLaura » Tue Sep 16, 2014 2:54 pm

I've just finished reading this - it's very well researched and a great read :)




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