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English to French translations [PRO] Military / Defense / Roman Empire
English term or phrase:to absorb the sapping pillage
On parle des légions romaines au premier siècle av. J.-C.
Long vulnerable to mounted horse archers, such as the Parthians who overwhelmed Crassus at Carrhae in 53 BCE, the Romans also found increasingly difficult to absorb the sapping pillage and run tactics of the German warrior federations that evolved from the 3rd century.