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Rome and the Arabian frontier

from the Nabataeans to the Saracens

by David Frank Graf

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Hampshire, Great Britain, Brookfield, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arabia, Roman.,
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Arabia, Roman.,
    • Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid F. Graf.
      SeriesVariorum collected studies series ;, CS594, Collected studies ;, CS594.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS231 .G7 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL692693M
      ISBN 100860786587
      LC Control Number97039919

      Roman Scotland book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Two thousand years ago the Roman army, one of the world's most successful f /5(1).   He is the author of Rome and the Arabian Frontier: From the Nabataeans to the Saracens () and an associate editor of the multi-volume Anchor Bible Dictionary (). He is the current director of the Hellenistic Petra Project and the leader of the first joint Saudi-American archaeological project in the Asir Province of Saudi Arabia.

        The Migration Period, also called the Barbarian Invasions or German: Völkerwanderung (wandering of the peoples), was a period of human migration that occurred roughly between to CE in Europe, marking the transition from Late Antiquity to the Early Middle movements were catalyzed by profound changes within both the Roman Empire and the so-called 'barbarian frontier'. Derek Williams, long a student of the Roman borderlands, was in due course drawn toward a parallel fascination with the Iron Age tribes that that Rome faced across her and Barbarians, his second book, is in many ways a sequel to The Reach of lives in England. Derek Williams, long a student of the Roman borderlands, was in due course drawn toward a parallel fascination.

      Until the s, the Roman frontier in modern Jordan was among the least studied of the empire's far-flung border regions. From until , the Limes Arabicus Project investigated the frontier east of the Dead Sea. Excavation focused on the late Roman legionary fortress of el-Lejjun as well as soundings of four smaller but contemporaneous. A ROMAN FRONTIER POST AND ITS PEOPLE: THE FORT OF NEWSTEAD IN THE PARISH OF MELROSE by Curle, James. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at .


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Book Description. First published inthis collection of essays from David F. Graf, an esteemed ancient historian and archaeologist specializing of the Greco-Roman world in the Levant and Arabia, represent over two decades of his own research on Roman Arabia which occurred during twenty-five years of a virtual explosion in our knowledge of this remote corner of the Roman empire.

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