Skip to content
Skip to navigation menu


Dr Kate Gilliver 

Dr Kate Gilliver
Position:Senior Lecturer in Ancient History

Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 74258
Location:John Percival Building 4.04

Research Interests

  • The Roman army
  • Roman military history and archaeology
  • Roman campaign camps
  • Roman military discipline
  • Siege warfare in the Roman world
  • The ‘rules’ of ancient warfare

Selected Publications

Kate Gilliver (2007) “The Augustan Reform and the structure of the Imperial army”, in ed. Erdkamp, The Blackwell Companion to the Roman Army, 183–200.

Kate Gilliver (2007) “Combat in the late Republic and Empire”, in eds. Sabin, van Wees & Whitby, Cambridge History of Ancient Warfare, 122–157.

Kate Gilliver (2007) “Display in Roman Warfare: The appearance of armies and individuals on the battlefield”, War in History 14.1, 1–21.

Kate Gilliver (2002) Caesar’s Gallic War. Osprey.

C.M. Gilliver (1999) The Roman Art of War. Tempus.




Research supervision

I am happy to supervise PhD students in areas relating to the Roman army and Roman military history and archaeology.

I run a biennial Study Tour to Rome.