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Pub. Date: 1995-02-05
Publisher(s): Routledge
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Drawing on recent excavation and field surveys, the author reinterprets many aspects of the settlement history of this marginal arid zone that was once made prosperous.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Introductionp. 1
The Tribal Backgroundp. 17
History, Administration and the Infrastructures of Governmentp. 50
The Army and Frontier Developmentp. 68
The Archaeology of the Frontier (First-Third Centuries Ad)p. 90
Cities, Towns and Villagesp. 116
Economy and Tradep. 138
The Cultural Character of Tripolitaniap. 160
Late Roman Historical Summaryp. 171
Late Roman Frontier Arrangementsp. 186
Economy and Culture in Late Roman Tripolitaniap. 202
De-Romanization and Secessionp. 214
Notesp. 218
Bibliography and Abbreviationsp. 234
Indexp. 250
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