The Creation, Composition, Service and Settlement of Roman Auxiliary Units Raised on the Iberian Peninsula


£29.00
S2505
9781407311210
Alexander Meyer
2013
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Description

This monograph is an epigraphic study of the Roman auxiliary units raised on the Iberian Peninsula based on a corpus of over 750 inscrAtions. It presents the literary and epigraphic evidence for late Republican allied and auxiliary forces and for the structure of imperial auxiliary units. It then examines the recruiting practices of the auxilia, the settlement of veterans, and the evidence for the personal relationshAs of the soldiers enlisted in these units as they are recorded in the epigraphic record, including inscrAtions on stone and military dAlomas.