Small Wars Journal


What Caesar Told His Centurions: Lessons of Classical Leadership and Discipline for a Post-modern Military

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 5:30am

Roman discipline was built upon a belief in the virtues of austerity and frugality, the dignity of labor and an acceptance of hardship – but tempered by a willingness to acknowledge the basic humanity of soldiers and not to castigate them for sins they committed away from the battlefield.

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