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The Roman Frontier in Central Jordan

Final Report on the Limes Arabicus Project, 1980–1989

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HARDCOVER

$125.00 • £100.95 • €112.50

ISBN 9780884022985

Publication Date: 01/01/2006

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1104 pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

442 black and white illustrations

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The material, systematically and fully presented, is a significant contribution for all students interested in the Roman presence at the edge of the desert, in the late Roman army, in military archaeology of the Near East from the late third century till the Islamic conquest, in architecture, small finds, glass, coins, and metallurgy. —Benjamin Isaac, Journal of Roman Studies

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