The Creation of the Roman Frontier

The Creation of the Roman Frontier

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Stephen L. Dyson finds in the experience of the Republic the origins of Roman frontier policy and methods of border control as practiced under the Empire. Focusing on the western provinces during the Republic, he demonstrates the ways in which Roman society, like that of the United States, was shaped by its own frontier. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.Stephen L. Dyson ... 151 sees a possible Sullan foundation in an effort to break the power of major centers. ... This pattern of large primary urban frontier cities with smaller service centers has parallels with the southern Russian frontier of theanbsp;...

Title:The Creation of the Roman Frontier
Author:Stephen L. Dyson
Publisher:Princeton University Press - 2014-07-14


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