War and Warfare in Late Antiquity (2 vols.): Current Perspectives

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BRILL, Aug 23, 2013 - History - 1120 pages
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This collection of papers, arising from the Late Antique Archaeology conference series, explores war and warfare in Late Antiquity. Papers examine strategy and intelligence, weaponry, literary sources and topography, the West Roman Empire, the East Roman Empire, the Balkans, civil war and Italy.
 

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Contents

Waging War in Late Antiquity
1
Bibliographic Essays
99
Secondary Works Literary Sources and Material Evidence
101
A Bibliographic Essay
153
A Bibliographic Essay
177
A Bibliographic Essay
209
A Bibliographic Essay
239
A Bibliographic Essay
255
Reconciling Texts and Landscapes
599
Ammianus Marcellinus and the Nisibene Handover of AD 363
631
The West
653
The Rhine Frontier and the Western Provinces
655
The Archaeology of War and the 5th c Invasions
683
A Macaques Burial from Late Antique Iulia Libica Llívia La Cerdanya Spain
703
The Balkans
733
Homeland Security in the SouthWest Balkans 3rd6th c AD
735

A Bibliographic Essay
297
A Bibliographic Essay
317
Strategy and Intelligence
372
Some Comments on Defensive Strategy and Information in the Middle Byzantine Period ca AD 6601025
373
Fortifications and Siege Warfare
395
From Urban Walls to Long Walls
397
Siege Warfare and CounterSiege Tactics in Late Antiquity ca 250640
433
Weaponry and Equipment
461
Late Roman Military Equipment Culture
463
Barbarian Military Equipment and its Evolution in the Late Roman and Great Migration Periods 3rd5th C AD
493
Recreating the Late Roman Army
523
Literary Sources and Topography
569
Classicising historians use of archived documents as sources
571
Military Encounters and Diplomatic Affairs in the North Balkans during the Reigns of Anastasius and Justinian
759
Horsemen in Forts or Peasants in Villages? Remarks on the Archaeology of Warfare in the 6th to 7th c Balkans
809
The East
851
Military Infrastructure in the Roman Provinces North and South of the Armenian Taurus in Late Antiquity
853
Logistics and Localisation on Romes Eastern Frontier in the 6th c AD
893
Civil War
925
Archaeologies of Rebellion Revolt and Civil War
927
Imperial Campaigns and Local Responses
969
Abstracts in French
1001
Index
1009
Series Information
1085
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