Late Roman fortifications by Stephen Johnson

Cover of: Late Roman fortifications | Stephen Johnson

Published by Barnes & Noble Books in Totowa, N.J .

Written in English

Read online


  • Fortification, Roman.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementStephen Johnson.
LC ClassificationsUG428 .J64 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination315 p. :
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3165146M
ISBN 100389204048
LC Control Number83007091

Download Late Roman fortifications

Anne Johnson's book about Roman Forts In Britain and the German Provinces is a better work, more insightful. This said, Stephen Johnson's take has some useful starting places for the modern archaeologist or historian but it dates from and it by: Anne Johnson's book about Roman Forts In Britain and the German Provinces is a better work, more insightful.

This said, Stephen Johnson's take has some useful starting places for the modern archaeologist or historian but it dates from and it shows.3/5(1). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Johnson, Stephen, Late Roman fortifications.

Totowa, N.J.: Barnes & Noble Books, (OCoLC) Late Roman Fortifications. Stephen Johnson. Barnes & Noble Books, - Political Late Roman fortifications book - pages.

0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. The New Design in Late Roman Defences. Contemporary Records. Barbarian Invasions and Tactics.

is a platform for academics to share research papers. Late Roman Stephen Johnson. 245 × 185 cm.97 figs. + 8 pls. London: B. Batsford, ISBN £ "A brief, narrow-cast, but fascinating look at Roman garrison life along the Empire's northern frontiers in the early centuries A.D.

The book's richly illustrated descriptions of fortifications, soldiers' daily life, and grand defensive strategy could hook military-minded teens."/5(4). Best Historical Fiction About Ancient Rome The best books about the Roman world, including both the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.

All Votes Add Books To This List. 1: Mistress of Rome (The Empress of Rome, #1) by. Kate Quinn (Goodreads Author) avg rating — 13, ratings. score: 11, During the period –, the army of the Roman Empire 's western half progressively disintegrated, while its counterpart in the East, known as the East Roman army (or the early Byzantine army) remained largely intact in size and structure until the reign of Justinian I Country: Roman Empire.

An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Uniforms of the Roman World: A Detailed Study of the Armies of Rome and Their Enemies, Including the Etruscans, Gauls, Huns, Sassaids, Persians and Turks [Kiley, Kevin F.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Uniforms of the Roman World: A Detailed Study of the Armies of Rome /5(74). She started off writing about the early Republic, then she drifted into the empire, and now she has a slew of books on Late Antiquity.

Her previous book The Roman Empire from Severus to Constantine covers the political history of this era in detail, and she has another book on Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Johnson, Stephen, Late Roman fortifications.

London: Batsford, (OCoLC) Document Type. View Late Roman and early Byzantine fortifications Research Papers on for free. Using a full range of original literary sources, modern Continental scholarship, and current archaeological research, Pat Southern and Karen R.

Dixon provide a stimulating overview of the historical period, the critical changes in the army, and the way these changes affected the morale of the soldiers.

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.

In the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire, the Latin word castrum (plural castra) was a building, or plot of land, used as a fortified military camp. In English, the terms Roman fort, Roman camp and Roman fortress are commonly used for castrum.

However, scholastic convention tends toward the use of the words fort, camp. Through intensive surveys of three fortifications in late Roman Greece, Frey reveals the untapped potential of spolia in demonstrating the critical role played by non-elites in bringing about the architectural and social changes that mark the end of classical antiquity.

As his analysis demonstrates, when studied less as displaced objects to be classified by type and Author: Jon M. Frey. Get this from a library. Limes Scythiae: topographical and stratigraphical research on the late Roman fortifications on the Lower Danube.

[Constantin Scorpan]. From the reign of Septimius Severus at the end of the second century A.D., the Roman Empire was continuously beset by internal unrest, revolts, usurpations, civil wars, and attacks along its far-flung frontiers.

Scarcely a part of the empire was unaffected, and some areas were forced to deal with several serious problems at the same time. This book is the first comprehensive.

Fortifications and the Late Roman East: From Urban Walls to Long Walls. Siege Warfare and Counter-Siege Tactics in Late Antiquity (ca. –) The articles ranges from urban survey to the study of finds. The book also considers if we need to develop specific field methods appropriate to the study of late antiquity.

Contributors are John Author: James Crow. The several important aspects of the Roman army presented in this contribution reflect the altered military doctrine as implemented in the area of the south-eastern Alps follow¬ing the reforms of Diocletian and Constantine.

The Late Roman period in. This past month, Hesperia published a massive article by Anna Maria Theocharaki, "The Ancient Circuit Wall of Athens: Its Changing Course and Phases of Construction," Hesperia 80 (), (yep, it's 80+ pages!). The article is the culmination of years (if not decades) of painstaking work reconstructing the courses of the various fortification walls of.

Late Roman Fortifications in the Leskovac Bassin in Relation to Urban Centers, Stari The Limes Arabicus was a desert frontier of the Roman Empire, mostly in the province of Arabia Petraea. It ran northeast from the Gulf of Aqaba for about 1, kilometers ( mi) at its greatest extent, reaching northern Syria and forming part of the wider Roman limes system.

It had several forts and watchtowers. Buy The Late Roman Army 1 by Dixon, Karen R., Southern, Pat (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(13). Buy Late Roman fortifications, Oxfam, Stephen Johnson, Books, History.

The Notitia Dignitatum a late Roman Document which lists the army commands in Britain, has the commander of the garrisons of this chain of forts, now known as the ‘Saxon Shore’ command, listed as the Comes Litoris Saxonici per Britanniarum. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

While fortifications of the ancient cultures of the middle east and ancient Greek and Roman worlds were noticed by travelers and scholars from the very beginning of research on antiquity from the late 18th century onwards, the architectural, economic, logistical, political, urban and other social aspects of fortifications have been somewhat Brand: Oxbow Books.

Upon halting for the night, the famed Roman Legions would erect a castrum--a fortified encampment in which to slumber, and from which the English language gets the word "castle". Typically castra. This book broke it's analysis down into a of a number of convenient and accessible sections which ranged from 'The life of a Roman soldier' to 'The Roman Army at war'.

I found both the greater picture about how an army at war functioned and the smaller picture examining the day-to-day lives of the soldiers who made up the army interesting/5. The Danube–Iller–Rhine Limes (German: Donau-Iller-Rhein-Limes) or DIRL was a large-scale defensive system of the Roman Empire that was built after the project for the Upper Germanic-Rhaetian Limes in the late 3rd century AD.

In a narrower sense the term refers only to the fortifications between Lake Constance. May 6, - Explore zgorjup's board "Roman fortifications" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Roman empire, Ancient rome and Roman pins.

The Limes Germanicus (Latin for Germanic frontier) is the name given in modern times to a line of frontier fortifications that bounded the ancient Roman provinces of Germania Inferior, Germania Superior and Raetia, dividing the Roman Empire and the unsubdued Germanic tribes from the years 83 to about AD.

The Limes used either a natural boundary such as a river or. "Soldiers And Spaces: Daily Life In Late Roman Forts" published on 01 Jan by by: 2. Map of Roman Forts & Fortlets in Wales. The history of Wales in the Roman era began in 48 AD with a military invasion by the imperial governor of Roman Britain.

The conquest would be completed by 78, and Roman rule would endure until the region was abandoned in AD Roman rule in Wales was a military occupation, except for the southern. OXBOW BOOKS 10 Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford OX1 2EW and in the United States by OXBOW BOOKS Lawrence Road, Havertown, PA Monographs of the Danish Institute at Athens, no.


7 Apr - Roman camps, fortresses, and defensive walls. In the Roman Empire, the Latin word castrum (plural castra) was a building, or plot of land, used as a fortified military camp. Castrum was the term used for different sizes of camps including a large legionary fortress, smaller auxiliary forts, temporary encampments and "marching" forts pins.

24 B.C.E Kush attacked several Roman forts because Rome was demanding tribute from Kush. After three years of fierce fighting - Rome signed a peace treaty with Kush. Under Queen Amairenas - Kush. The late Roman fortress at Betthorus (El-Lejjun), c.

AD (Comment by original pinner). Roman city, inside fortified walls, used in recently acquired lands of Pax Romana. La Pintura y la Guerra. Sursumkorda in memoriam "The late Roman fortress at Betthorus (El-Lejjun), c. AD ", Brian Delf See more.

27 Mar - Explore emperorbaz's board "Roman forts" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Roman, Castle and Roman empire pins.The Saxon Shore (Latin: litus Saxonicum) was a military command of the late Roman Empire, consisting of a series of fortifications on both sides of the English was established in the late 3rd century and was led by the "Count of the Saxon Shore".In the late 4th century, his functions were limited to Britain, while the fortifications in Gaul were established as separate .A particular discussion of forts and strategy prompted an interesting reexamination of what I thought I knew.

Arthur Ferrill writes about the Late Roman Empire: In a situation in which the enemy can almost certainly pierce the defensive perimeter, defense in depth and elastic defense are the two most likely military responses. The idea of.

74036 views Saturday, November 14, 2020