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This strengthening of the professional administrative service was mainly the work
of Hadrian, whose mastery of administrative routine fitted him well for such a task.
' To cope with the growing bulk of the imperial correspondence, Hadrian ...
At the beginning of Hadrian's reign the forts beyond the Scottish border were
definitely evacuated, and new lines of defence were organised on A Roman
English soil. The decision to abandon Agricola's gains followed upon a native
rising in ...
The contimious lines of fortifications which he and Hadrian drew across Europe
afforded visible proof that the Roman empire's period of growth had definitely
come to an end. § 7. The Roman Army The rebellions in the rear of Trajan's
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This is one of my prized possessions, something that fits with what a dear friend has termed my love for "fine old things" -- most apt! The book -- and I'm sure a new reprint won't do at all (not ... Leggi recensione completa
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I do believe this stalwart -- later updated by HH Scullard -- is still the most detailed single volume. Leggi recensione completa