To Defend Civilization: Roman Wars Against the Barbarians from Gaius Marius to Flavius Aetius

From the 1st century BC to the 5th century AD, Rome fought to defend the territories she would conquer against tribal migrations of people. Throughout this six hundred year period she face constant pressure on her borders from tribes highly capable in battle. It took every resource of cunning and resolve for Rome to hold her ground, eventually failing but not without great successes along the way.