Vegetius

Epitome rei militaris: Frontinus, Stratagems, translation of Aelian (1535)



Vegetius, Epitome rei militaris
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Each book of Vegetius is followed by plates depicting siege-engines, defence works and other useful suggestions for the commander. As in other editions, letters are attractively used to display army formations (see p. 260 and adjacent pages).

 
Text kindly provided, especially for this exhibition, by Lizzie Scott-Baumann