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Frontiers of the Roman Empire

by Hugh Elton

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Rome -- Boundaries -- Social aspects.,
    • Rome -- Boundaries -- Economic aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-146) and index.

      StatementHugh Elton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG59.A2 E44 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 150 p. :
      Number of Pages150
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL811067M
      ISBN 100253331110
      LC Control Number95047958

      More About Frontiers of the Roman Empire: A Social and Economic Study. The principle argument of Frontiers is that the idea of a well defined border between Roman civilization and rabid hordes of barbarians is nonsense foisted on generations of students by Enlightenment and later historians who viewed the empire through the distorted lenses of their own prejudices. Limes Pannonicus, the frontier of the Roman province Pannonia, along the Danube from Klosterneuburg Austria to Taurunum in Serbia. Fossatum Africae, the southern frontier of the Roman Empire, extending south of the Roman province of Africa in North-Africa. A mediaeval limes is the Limes Saxoniae in Holstein.

      The areas on roads linking Roman military sites benefited from the constant traffic, but away from the roads, the Roman impact was minimal and most native sites remained small. ws 50 km With the imposition of Roman control in western regions, authority began to be exerted in a fashion previously unknown at the same time as a change in Author: Hugh Elton. Book Description. With its succinct analysis of the overriding issues and detailed case-studies based on the latest archaeological research, this social and economic study of Roman Imperial frontiers is essential reading. Too often the frontier has .

      The Roman Empire was the largest and most enduring of the ancient world. From its zenith under Augustus and Trajan in the first century AD to its decline and fall amidst the barbarian invasions of the fifth century, the Empire guarded and maintained a frontier that stretched for 5, kilometres, from Carlisle to Cologne, from Augsburg to Antioch, and from Aswan to the/5. Get this from a library! Frontiers of the Roman Empire. [Hugh Elton] -- With its succinct analysis of the overriding issues and detailed case-studies based on the latest archaeological research, this social and economic study of Roman Imperial frontiers is essential.


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Too often the frontier has been represented as a simple linear boundary. The reality, argues Dr. Elton, was rather a fuzzy set of interlocking zones - political, military, judicial and financial.

After discussion of frontier theory and types of frontier, the author analyses the acquisition of an empire and the ways in which it was ruled.

In Frontiers of the Roman Empire, C. Whittaker examines the Roman frontiers both in terms of what they meant to the Romans and in their military, economic, and social function.

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