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The Roman army in Jordan

by D. L. Kennedy

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Published by Council for British Research in the Levant in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Jordan,
  • Rome,
  • Jordan.
    • Subjects:
    • Romans -- Jordan.,
    • Fortification -- Jordan.,
    • Jordan -- Antiquities, Roman.,
    • Rome -- Army -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid Kennedy.
      ContributionsCouncil for British Research in the Levant.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS153.3 .K44 2000b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination235 p., [20] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages235
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3453178M
      ISBN 100953910210
      LC Control Number2005363260
      OCLC/WorldCa56660935

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The Roman Army in Jordan 2nd Revised Edition by David Kennedy (Author) ISBN Cited by: Nabataean King List --Eras --Roman Jordan --The Familiarity of the Subject --The History of Exploration --Guide to Available Further Reading --The Future --Getting Around --The Evidence and Methodologies --Literary and Sub-literary Sources --Papyrological and Epigraphic Evidence --The Physical Remains --Exploration and Approaches to The Roman army in Jordan book Evidence --Contrasts and Comparisons.

The Roman Army in Jordan - D. Kennedy - Google Books This is an updated and revised second edition of a handbook originally prepared for the XVIIIth International Congress of Roman Frontier. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A handbook prepared on the occasion of the XVIIIth International Congress of Roman Frontier Studies, Amman, Jordan, September ".

The Roman army in Jordan by D. Kennedy; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Army, Fortification, History, Roman Antiquities, Romans; Places: Jordan, Rome. A synthesis of the available evidence for the Roman army in Jordan, covering archaeological remains, inscriptions and literary texts, supported by numerous photographs and plans of.

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The Roman army changed over time. The consuls had the power to recruit troops, but in the last years of the Republic, provincial governors were replacing troops without the approval of the consuls. This led to legionaries loyal to their generals rather than Rome. Before Marius, recruitment was limited to citizens enrolled in the top 5 Roman classes.

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