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Soldier and society in Roman Egypt [electronic resource] : a social history / Richard Alston.

By: Alston, Richard, 1965-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1995Description: 1 online resource (viii, 263 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0203066731 (electronic bk.); 9780203066737 (electronic bk.); 0415122708 (Cloth); 9780415122702 (Cloth); 0415186064 (Paper); 9780415186063 (Paper).Subject(s): Rome -- Army -- History | Sociology, Military -- Egypt -- History | Egypt -- History -- 30 B.C.-640 A.D | Karanis (Extinct city) | HISTORY -- Military -- Pictorial | Electronic books | Krijgsmacht | Romeinse oudheid | ANTIGUIDADE (HIST�ORIA) -- EGITO | EGITO (HIST�ORIA;ASPECTOS SOCIAIS) | Soldiers History | Egypt | ItalyGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Soldier and society in Roman Egypt.DDC classification: 355/.00937 Other classification: 15.52 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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.
Dissertation note: Based on the author's Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of London, 1990.
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Based on the author's Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of London, 1990.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-258) and index.

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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.

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