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Fleets and manpower on land and sea: the Italian "classes" and the Roman Empire 31 BC - AD 193

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This thesis re-evaluates the nature and roles of the Italian classes (fleets) of the Roman empire between 31 BC and AD 193. Studied through the prism of naval history, the classes have been portrayed either as ineffective forces left to decay, or maritime institutions supporting military logistics. By starting from the position that the classes cannot easily be compared to other fleets, I argue that they should be regarded as a flexible manpower pool, placed in t...

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Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Brasenose College
Department:
Humanities Division - Classics Faculty - Ancient History
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Funding agency for:
Lloyd David Charles Hopkins
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:29293574-956c-4cb9-b0fd-897dfcccb79f
Local pid:
ora:11311

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