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A Mass Grave outside the Walls: The Commingled Assemblage from Ibida

Andrei Soficaru, Claudia Radu, and Cristina I. Tica

in Bioarchaeology of Frontiers and Borderlands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400844
eISBN:
9781683401209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400844.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the Roman frontier province of Scythia Minor during the fourth–sixth centuries CE, in an attempt to get a glimpse of how life on the frontier might have worked. In the fourth ... More


History of an Upland Valley

John W. Cole and Eric R. Wolf

in The Hidden Frontier: Ecology and Ethnicity in an Alpine Valley

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520216815
eISBN:
9780520922174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520216815.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter attempts to state past happenings in the Anaunia proper, in order to sketch the historical background of the two communities studied in the field. The precise specification of events in ... More


Imperial Response to the Saracen Threat

Walter D. Ward

in Mirage of the Saracen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520283770
eISBN:
9780520959521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283770.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter investigates imperial security in the sixth century in the Sinai and the security of the Roman frontiers. In the early fourth century, several forts had been built along the edge of ... More


The Last Great War of Antiquity

James Howard-Johnston

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198830191
eISBN:
9780191868559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830191.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book fills a gaping hole in the history of warfare. The conflict lasted twenty-five years (spring 603–late winter 628). It was on an unprecedented scale, ideologically charged, fought along the ... More


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