Michael Taylor discusses his ancient Roman war military history book “Soldiers & Silver” (University of Texas Press, 2020)

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Michael Taylor soldiers and silver

Michael Taylor discusses his ancient Roman war military history book “Soldiers & Silver” (University of Texas Press, 2020)

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Interview Timeline

Michael Taylor is an assistant professor of history and holds a PhD in Greek and Roman history. He has also served as an officer in the California National Guard, with deployments to Iraq and Kosovo. He recently wrote a book on the finances of the Roman Republic and rival kingdoms and how they supported their military forces.

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1:05 – Michael talks about how he got into studying the Roman military.

2:10 – Michael talks about he focuses on the 3rd and 2nd centuries BC.

4:02 – Michael talks about Rome’s rivals in this period.

7:15 – Michael talks about the sort of militia systems the five big powers had.

11:38 – Michael talks about how these kingdoms prepared for wars.

16:22 – Michael talks about how poor Rome actually was during its wars.

22:05 – Michael talks about the types of governments among the Romans and their rivals.

29:58 – Michael talks about how the Hellenistic kingdoms negotiated peace treaties.

34:26 – Michael talks about outfitting these militaries and the big war machines.

38:27 – Michael talks about how weapons were distributed to soldiers.

40:31 – Michael talks about the maintenance of fleets and war elephants. He goes into details about the Roman rams that had been discovered about ten years ago.

43:38 – Michael talks about how much their budgets went into war.

46:13 – Michael talks about the resources he used for his research.

52:53 – Michael talks about Carthage.

54:57 – Michael talks about Carthage after the Punic Wars.

1:01:41 – Michael talks about some of the human tragedy found in the ancient world. He discusses the Roman slave trade.

1:06:54 – Michael touches on war and the trans-Atlantic African slavery.

1:14:26 – Michael’s work can be found on academia.edu/mtaylor and on twitter @drmichaeljtayl1.

Links of interest

https://amzn.to/3qqbD4r

https://utpress.utexas.edu/books/taylor-soldiers-and-silver

https://albany.academia.edu/MTaylor

https://twitter.com/drmichaeljtayl1

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Contact Information

For more “Military History Inside Out” please follow me at www.warscholar.org, on Facebook at warscholar, on twitter at Warscholar, on youtube at warscholar and on Instagram @crisalvarezwarscholar. Or subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify

Guests: Michael J. Taylor

Host: Cris Alvarez

Tags: Books, audio interviews, author, academic, podcast, University of Texas Press, Ancient history, Ancient war,

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