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Title: Paramilitary Forces at Pompeii and Herculaneum? The Problem of Defining Military Assemblages

Creator:

Gawroński, Radosław A.

Date issued/created:

2017

Resource Type:

Article

Subtitle:

Archeologia T. 66 (2015)

Publisher:

Wydawnictwo IAE PAN

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Description:

31 cm

Abstract:

This article analyzes the composition of military assemblages from Pompeii, Stabiae and Herculaneum and discusses the evidence for paramilitary militias. The author argues that some artifacts recovered from a gladiatorial school should be interpreted as belonging to mounted gladiators rather than to urban militia men. Besides, the horse riding equipment may indicate that Italian riding culture differed from that practiced in the limes zone

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Relation:

Archeologia

Volume:

66

Start page:

27

End page:

33

Format:

application/octet-stream

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:87275 ; 0066-605X

Source:

IAiE PAN, call no. P III 24 ; IAiE PAN, call no. P III 29 ; IAiE PAN, call no. P III 30 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

Rights:

Rights Reserved - Restricted Access

Terms of use:

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Digitizing institution:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Library of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

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