The Western Frontiers of Imperial Rome

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INDEX
Aachen, 27, 235
Aelius Gracilis, 108
Africa, 24
Agricola, 117, 135, 150n.18, 193n.19, 228
Agriculture
British frontier, 55-58
Celtic, 57, 58
Danube frontier, 60-68
demand and supply, 42-43
and feeding of Roman army, 46, 52-53, 56, 59, 69
vs. ranching, 96
Roman, 10, 72n. 16
Roman frontier, 42-70
Strabo on, 175-76
surplus commodities, 43, 56
Alaric, 224, 235
Alexander Severus, 232
Allemanni, 12
Allobroges, 176
Alps, 61, 62
Amber, 101-2, 116
Amber Coast route, 101, 102, 235
Ambrosius Aurelianus, 60
American army, 7
American frontier, 3-6, 30, 33, 193n. 18, 221-22
Amphora, 162, 236
Ampsivarii, 90, 96, 236
Animals and animal products, 77-84, 90-91, 94, 95, 115
Animals and animal products (continued) see also Leather and leather goods; Pack animals; specific animals
Antoninus Pius, 230
Archaeological research, 3, 38n.30
Aristides, 181-82
Arminius, 37n.24, 180, 225
Armor, 78, 97nn. 1, 3, 4, 5, 110, 169nn.3-4
Army. See Roman army
Arthur (legendary leader), 60
Augustus Caesar, 6-8, 19-21, 24, 28, 35n.5, 37nn.21, 24, 60, 61, 78, 121, 212n.1, 225-26
Aurelian, 67, 233-34
Aurochs, 82
Auxiliary troops (auxilia), 15, 27, 28, 36n. 7, 52, 96n.1, 177, 186-90, 192n.15, 194n.39, 217, 223, 228, 230, 236
Baltic Sea, 101, 105
Barley, 9, 84, 85
Barrels, 80, 171n.28
Basilica-type villas, 52, 236
Basra, 41n.51
Battle of Adrianople, 106
Battle of Teutoberg Forest, 37n.24, 225
Beards, 174-75
Belgae, 163, 236
Belgium, 163

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • List of Maps vii
  • Preface ix
  • I- The Edge of Empire 3
  • II- The Frontier Takes Shape 13
  • Notes 35
  • III- Feeding the Army- The Agrarian Settlement 42
  • Notes 70
  • IV- Pastoral Pursuits- Ranching and Grazing on the Frontier 77
  • Notes 96
  • V- Trading on and beyond the Frontier 101
  • Notes 122
  • VI- The Towns and Cities of the Frontier 127
  • Notes 147
  • VII- The Growth of Industry 152
  • Notes 169
  • VIII- The "Romanization" of the Frontier 172
  • Notes 191
  • IX- The Gods and Goddesses of the Frontier 196
  • Notes 212
  • X- Final Thoughts 216
  • Notes 224
  • Chronology of the Roman Frontier 225
  • Glossary 235
  • Selected Bibliography 249
  • Index 267
  • About the Authors 277
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