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The auxilia and numeri raised in the Roman province of Syria

Abstract:

In classical times the military value of the Semitic peoples was often called into doubt. A superficial examination does not support the charges of the classical writers. This thesis sets out to examine the military contribution made by the native population of the province of Syria to the non-citizen regiments of the Roman army.

Introduction: the current state of knowledge about the Syrian auxilia is briefly summarised.

Chapter 1 defines the scope and objectives of...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Literae Humaniores
Publication date:
1980
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602332266
URN:
uuid:dc4cb7b7-5865-40fc-bbf0-2fc33ba14ea4
Local pid:
td:602332266
Language:
English
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