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Rome"s desert frontier

from the air

by D. L. Kennedy

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East,
  • Middle East.
    • Subjects:
    • Limes (Roman boundary) -- Middle East,
    • Romans -- Middle East,
    • Middle East -- Antiquities, Roman

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-251) and index.

      StatementDavid Kennedy & Derrick Riley.
      ContributionsRiley, D. N.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS56 .K36 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p. :
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2222056M
      ISBN 100292770456
      LC Control Number89051905

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      Romes Enemies (5) - The Desert Frontier is an Osprey book in the series Men-at-arms, published in It is a 48 page paperback in English. Author David Nicolle describes the different aspects of the armies of the Syrians, Arabs and the desert people who were enemies of Ancient Rome. This fascinating volume by David Nicolle explores the history and armies of Rome's enemies of the desert frontier. The author's fine text is accompanied by a wealth of illustrations and photographs, including eight stunning full page color plates by Angus McBride.

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Hardcover, pages Published January 1st by University of 5/5. Over archaeological sites lying within the desert area of Rome's eastern frontier are examined with accompanying maps, plans and air photographs.

Designed to provide an overview of Roman military works in the Middle East, this work is intended to appeal to archaeologists and military : David Kennedy, Derrick Riley.

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Over archaeological sites lying within the desert area of Rome's eastern frontier are examined with accompanying maps, plans and air photographs.

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But this book must come as close to such a thing as the human condition allows. David Kennedy and Derrick Riley have constructed their book round a selection of those aerial photographs which are available, primarily from the a~tivity of the interwar years, which relate to Rome's 'desert frontier' stretching from Aqaba/Elat to the Tigris.

After. Two books on the eastern Roman frontier: nomads and other security threats - BENJAMIN ISAAC, THE LIMITS OF EMPIRE: THE ROMAN ARMY IN THE EAST (Oxford University Press, Oxford ).

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Buy a cheap copy of Rome's Enemies (5): The Desert Frontier book by David Nicolle. Free shipping over $ Aerial survey has long been used to provide new information about Roman frontiers.

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Paperback; March ; 48 pages. About this book Rome's desert frontier was one where the Empire faced few dangers, for here relations were generally based on a mutual interest in trade across the frontier.Individual fortifications had been constructed by the Roman military from as early as the building of Rome's first city walls in the 6th or 7th century BC.

However, systematic construction of fortifications around the periphery of the empire on a strategic scale began around 40 AD under Emperor Caligula.Rome's desert frontier was one where the Empire faced few dangers, for here relations were generally based on a mutual interest in trade across the frontier.

Yet when Rome did clash with desert peoples, particularly those of Syria and Arabia, the mobility, fighting skills and ability to withdraw into an arid wilderness often gave the Arabs, Berbers and Sudanese an extra edge.