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Blood of the provinces : the Roman auxilia and the making of provincial society from Augustus to the Severans / Ian Haynes.

By: Haynes, Ian P.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013Edition: First edition.Description: xviii, 430 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780199655342 (hbk.); 0199655340 (hbk.).Subject(s): Rome -- Army | Rome -- History, Military | Rome -- Social conditions | Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-284 A.D
Contents:
Introduction: blood of the provinces -- The formative years: from the late republic to the death of Tiberius -- "Together under the name of Romans": the Auxilia from Claudius to Trajan -- A new provincialism: Hadrian and the Antonine revolutions -- Shifting fortunes: the Auxilia under the Severans -- The captive body: individual recruitment -- Geopolitics: how Rome selectively exploited the manpower of the provinces -- Recruitment and the limits of localism -- Ethnic exceptionalism? examining "special" recruitment practices -- Military service and the urban experience -- Incorporation through routine: the power of everyday life -- Sacred space and sacred time in the Auxilia -- Centralizing cult -- Distinct cult communities within the Auxilia -- Armoury of the Bricoleur? The disparate origins of auxiliary equipment -- Status, competition, and military adornment -- Between Roman and barbarian: auxiliary soldiers on the battlefield -- Disarming ethnicity? "Ethnic" fighting traditions in the Alae and Cohortes -- The spoken word -- The written word -- Veterani and other veterans -- Conclusion: embodying Rome.
List(s) this item appears in: AD New Acquisitions 2017
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Printed Books British School at Rome
252.2.H.4 (Browse shelf) 1 Available

Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-420) and index.

Introduction: blood of the provinces -- The formative years: from the late republic to the death of Tiberius -- "Together under the name of Romans": the Auxilia from Claudius to Trajan -- A new provincialism: Hadrian and the Antonine revolutions -- Shifting fortunes: the Auxilia under the Severans -- The captive body: individual recruitment -- Geopolitics: how Rome selectively exploited the manpower of the provinces -- Recruitment and the limits of localism -- Ethnic exceptionalism? examining "special" recruitment practices -- Military service and the urban experience -- Incorporation through routine: the power of everyday life -- Sacred space and sacred time in the Auxilia -- Centralizing cult -- Distinct cult communities within the Auxilia -- Armoury of the Bricoleur? The disparate origins of auxiliary equipment -- Status, competition, and military adornment -- Between Roman and barbarian: auxiliary soldiers on the battlefield -- Disarming ethnicity? "Ethnic" fighting traditions in the Alae and Cohortes -- The spoken word -- The written word -- Veterani and other veterans -- Conclusion: embodying Rome.

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