the roman army in the east - Journal of Roman Archaeology

the roman army in the east - Journal of Roman Archaeology

JRA Supplementary Series no. 18 THE ROMAN ARMY IN THE EAST edited by David L. Kennedy 7 Preface 9 David Kennedy The Roman army in the East 25 C...

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JRA Supplementary Series no. 18

THE ROMAN ARMY IN THE EAST edited by David L. Kennedy 7

Preface

9

David Kennedy

The Roman army in the East 25

C. R. Whittaker

Where are the frontiers now? 43

David Braund

River frontiers in the environmental psychology of the Roman world 49

David Potter

Emperors, their borders and their neighbours: the scope of imperial mandata 67

David Kennedy

Parthia and Rome: eastern perspectives 91

Philip Freeman

The annexation of Arabia and imperial Grand Strategy 119

Ruprecht Ziegler

Civic coins and imperial campaigns 135

John Eadie

One hundred years of rebellion: the eastern army in politics, A.D. 175-272 153

Benjamin Isaac

Eusebius and the geography of Roman provinces 169

Shelagh Gregory

Was there an eastern origin for the design of late Roman fortifications? Some problems for research on forts of Rome’s eastern frontier 211

Nigel Pollard

The Roman army as "Total Institution" in the Near East? Dura-Europos as a case study 229

Everett Wheeler

The laxity of Syrian legions 277

Edward Dabrowa

The commanders of Syrian legions (1st to 3rd c. A.D.) 297

Alan Rushworth

North African deserts and mountains: comparisons and insights 317

Index

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