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Militärsiedlungen und Territorialherrschaft in der Antike

[Military Settlements and Territorial Control in the Ancient World]

Ed. by Daubner, Frank

Series:Topoi – Berlin Studies of the Ancient World/Topoi – Berliner Studien der Alten Welt 3

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    Publication Date:
    December 2010
    Copyright year:
    2011
    ISBN
    978-3-11-022284-5
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    Overview

    • Volume published in the new series of the Excellence Cluster Topoi
    • Author is an acknowledged specialist

    Aims and Scope

    In a series of case studies, the contributions assess the extent to which in the Ancient World control over large territories relied on the settlement of active or retired soldiers. The central question is that of the link between the historical situation of the foundation, those involved, and the location of the settlement on the one hand and, on the other, the strategic importance which can be derived from these factors for the domination of territories on land and sea, roads, frontiers, other towns, a previous population etc.; in other words the connection between spatial conditions and historical events.

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    Details

    24.3 x 16.0 cm
    viii, 158 pages
    17 Fig.
    Language:
    German
    Type of Publication:
    Collection
    Keyword(s):
    Military Settlement
    Readership:
    Academics, Institutes, Libraries

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    Reviews

    "This important book provides new methods of research. Only by using all the data can we actually understand how territories were conquered and administered, and how people were integrated into their own landscapes or the other parts of the world in which they lived. The results of this enterprise are impressive. This volume will act as an important reference point for future studies concerning the military settlements and the territorial domination in the antique world. I look forward to further publications of the results of the TOPOI scientific activities."
    Florin Fodorian in: BMCR 2011.11.10

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