Roman Forts in Britain (BOK)

Paul T. Bidwell

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The Roman military remains in Britain are of outstanding importance. More than a tenth of the army's total strength was stationed in Britain, out of all proportion to the size of the province. In the last 30 years new techniques of investigation have been developed and, above, all the sensational discovery of the Vindolanda tablets tells us much about the daily life in a frontier fort in Britain. Focusing on the auxiliary forts that were occupied from the second century onwards, Paul Bidwell looks at: the plans and functions of forts; the everyday life of officers and men; what the study of finds tells us about supply systems; and, how forts were adapted during the decline of the empire. This book is a must for anyone with an interest in Roman Britain.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2007 Forfatter Paul T. Bidwell
Forlag
HISTORY PRESS TEMPUS PUBLISHIN
ISBN 9780752441078
Antall sider 160 Dimensjoner 17,2cm x 24,8cm x 1,4cm
Vekt 450 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form British & Irish history, Ancient history: to c 500 CE, Military history, Classical Greek & Roman archaeology