02890oam 2200661I 450 991065756870332120230421043447.01-134-66475-31-134-66476-10-203-06673-11-280-33040-6978661033040910.4324/9780203066737 (CKB)1000000000253851(EBL)169269(OCoLC)123915058(SSID)ssj0000248335(PQKBManifestationID)11203483(PQKBTitleCode)TC0000248335(PQKBWorkID)10201723(PQKB)10091359ebr10007384(MiAaPQ)EBC169269(Au-PeEL)EBL169269(CaPaEBR)ebr10070809(CaONFJC)MIL33040(OCoLC)51851720(EXLCZ)99100000000025385120180331d1995 uy 0engurcn|||||||||txtccrSoldier and society in Roman Egypt a social history /Richard AlstonLondon ;New York :Routledge,1995.1 online resource (272 p.)Description based upon print version of record.0-415-18606-4 0-415-12270-8 Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-258) and index.Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of maps, tables and figures; Preface; Abbreviations; INTRODUCTION; THE ARMY AND THE PROVINCE; RECRUITMENT AND VETERAN SETTLEMENT; THE LEGAL STATUS OF SOLDIERS AND VETERANS; THE ARMY IN ACTION; THE ARMY AND THE ECONOMY; KARANIS: A VILLAGE IN EGYPT; DIOCLETIAN AND AFTER; CONCLUSION; MILITARY UNITS; THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE ARMY; Notes; Bibliography; IndexThe province of Egypt provides unique archaeological and documentary evidence for the study of the Roman army. In this fascinating social history Richard Alston examines the economic, cultural, social and legal aspects of a military career, illuminating the life and role of the individual soldier in the army.Soldier and Society in Roman Egypt provides a complete reassessment of the impact of the Roman army on local societies, and convincingly challenges the orthodox picture. The soldiers are seen not as an isolated elite living in fear of the local populations, but as relatively wSociology, MilitaryEgyptHistoryRomeArmyHistoryEgyptHistory30 B.C.-640 A.DKaranis (Extinct city)Sociology, MilitaryHistory.355/.00937932.022Alston Richard1965,1125411MiAaPQMiAaPQMiAaPQBOOK9910657568703321Soldier and society in Roman Egypt2656401UNINA