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Author Alston, Richard, 1965-

Title Soldier and society in Roman Egypt : a social history / Richard Alston
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1995
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 263 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover -- SOLDIER AND SOCIETY IN ROMAN EGYPT -- CONTENTS -- LIST OF MAPS, TABLES AND FIGURES -- PREFACE -- ABBREVIATIONS -- 1 INTRODUCTION -- 2 THE ARMY AND THE PROVINCE -- 3 RECRUITMENT AND VETERAN SETTLEMENT -- 4 THE LEGAL STATUS OF SOLDIERS AND VETERANS -- 5 THE ARMY IN ACTION -- INTRODUCTION -- EXTERNAL WARS -- INTERNAL REVOLTS -- THE ARMY AS LABOUR FORCE -- POLICING -- THE DISTRICT CENTURIONS -- EVERYDAY LIFE -- CONCLUSIONS -- 6 THE ARMY AND THE ECONOMY -- INTRODUCTION -- PAY -- ECONOMIC STATUS -- CHANGES IN ECONOMIC STATUS -- SUPPLY SYSTEM -- ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE ARMY -- CONCLUSIONS -- 7 KARANIS -- INTRODUCTION -- THE VILLAGE -- VETERANS -- VETERANS' FAMILIES: CASE STUDIES -- CONCLUSIONS -- 8 DIOCLETIAN AND AFTER -- 9 CONCLUSION -- APPENDIX 1 Military units -- LEGIONS -- ALAE -- COHORTS -- NUMERI -- APPENDIX 2 The archaeology of the army -- NOTES -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX
Analysis Egypt
Italy
Soldiers History
Notes Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of London, 1990
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-258) and index
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Subject Sociology, Military -- Egypt -- History.
Egypt -- History -- 30 B.C.-640 A.D.
Karanis (Extinct city)
Rome -- Army -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Academic theses.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203066731 (electronic bk.)
0415122708 (Cloth)
0415186064 (Paper)
9780203066737 (electronic bk.)
9780415122702 (Cloth)
9780415186063 (Paper)