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Author Sheldon, Rose Mary, 1948-

Title Rome's wars in Parthia : blood in the sand / Rose Mary Sheldon
Published London ; Portland, Or. : Vallentine Mitchell, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 303 pages) : maps
Contents First contact -- The high price of failure : Crassus and the Parthians -- The Parthian response -- The campaigns of Antony -- The diplomatic solution : Augustus and Tiberius -- The campaigns of Corbulo and the Neronian settlement -- Trajan's Parthian adventure : with some modern caveats -- From Hadrian to Caracalla -- What did the Romans know, and when did they know it? -- The cost of war and empire -- Conclusion : blind into Babylon
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [254]-287) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Parthia -- Foreign relations -- Rome.
Parthia -- History, Military.
Rome -- Foreign relations -- Iran -- Parthia.
Rome -- History, Military.
Genre/Form Military history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0853039313
0853039585 (electronic bk.)
9780853039587 (electronic bk.)