AuthorSheldon, Rose Mary, 1948-
TitleIntelligence activities in ancient Rome [electronic resource] : trust in the gods, but verify / Rose Mary Sheldon
Imprint London ; New York : Frank Cass, 2005
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Descript xxvii, 317 p. : ill., maps


Trust in the gods, but verify -- Rome conquers Italy: methods and motives -- Hannibal's spies -- Diplomat, trader, messenger, client, spy : Rome's eyes and ears in the east -- The high price of failure : Crassus and the Parthians -- Caesar goes to Britain -- Julius Caesar and the end of the Roman Republic -- The Augustan revolution : communications and internal security -- Roman military intelligence -- Intelligence systems failure : the slaughter of Varus in the Teutoburgerwald -- Transmission and signaling -- The Roman secret service -- Big brother is watching you

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