Reference edition: Anonymi auctoris De rebus bellicis recensuit Robert. I. Ireland, Lipsiae (Bibliotheca Scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum. Scholars of the later Roman Empire have settled very little about the anonymous fourth-century treatise preserved under the title De Rebus. Bellicis (On Military. In chapters the Anonymus de rebus bellicis (AdRB) presented novel war equipment, which was already illustrated in the original text and not merely the.
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De rebis bellicis “On the Things of Wars” is an anonymous work of the 4th or 5th century which suggests remedies for the military and financial problems in the Roman Empire, including a number of fanciful war machines.
It was written after the death of Constantine I in it is explicitly stated that Constantine was dead when the work was written and before the fall of the Western Roman Empire in Some researchers suggest that it may refer to the Battle of Adrianople of it refers to the serious threat posed by the barbarian tribes to the empireor even the death of Emperor Theodosius I inas it uses the plural form of the word “princeps”, the title of the emperor, which may refer to the split of the Empire between Honorius and Arcadius after the death of Theodosius.
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