BARBARIANS AGAINST ROME Rome's Celtic, Germanic, Spanish and by Peter Wilcox, Rafael Trevio, Angus McBride

By Peter Wilcox, Rafael Trevio, Angus McBride

This booklet combines Men-at-Arms 129: ‘Rome's Enemies 1: Germanics and Dacians’, Men-at-Arms 158: ‘Rome's Enemies 2: Gallic & British Celts’ and Men-at-Arms a hundred and eighty: ‘Rome's Enemies four: Spanish Armies 218-19BC’. As Rome's borders elevated, a multifarious conflict of cultures ensued. clash was once inevitable; to the victor, new territory and dominion; to the vanquished, humility and subjugation. The Celts, Celtiberians, Gauls, Teutones, Cimbri, etc all fought with no mercy to guard their humans, territories and cultures from the Roman onslaught.

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By Peter Wilcox, Rafael Trevio, Angus McBride

This booklet combines Men-at-Arms 129: ‘Rome's Enemies 1: Germanics and Dacians’, Men-at-Arms 158: ‘Rome's Enemies 2: Gallic & British Celts’ and Men-at-Arms a hundred and eighty: ‘Rome's Enemies four: Spanish Armies 218-19BC’. As Rome's borders elevated, a multifarious conflict of cultures ensued. clash was once inevitable; to the victor, new territory and dominion; to the vanquished, humility and subjugation. The Celts, Celtiberians, Gauls, Teutones, Cimbri, etc all fought with no mercy to guard their humans, territories and cultures from the Roman onslaught.

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Iron weapons appear in the Celtic waggon graves of Bohemia and southern Germany. The Iron Age Halstatt culture emerges among the Celts of Central Europe. The Celts of Spain penetrate the central Iberian plateau. The Iberians regain independence in the north and east, thus dislocating the trans-Pyrenean link between the Celts of Spain and Gaul. Celtic trade increases with the Greeks and Etruscans. Halstatt Celts begin to move into mainland Britain. 400 BC 368 BC 341 BC 285 BC The Iron Age La Tene culture begins its first phase.

The Romans attacked Sarmizegethusa through the Red Tower Pass. D. in spite of a R o m a n offensive in 170, directed against the Quadi in particular. Roman armies rounded, but, before capture, took his own life by were by-passed on the left and right flanks, and cutting his throat. After the reduction of remaining Greece was invaded. Early in 171 Italy too was pockets of resistance, large parts of Dacian subjected to brief invasion, which was quickly nullified by R o m a n forces rushed from the frontier territory were annexed as a Roman province.

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