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Policing the Roman Empire : soldiers, administration, and public order

Author: Christopher J Fuhrmann
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Oxford University Press paperbackView all editions and formats
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How did the Roman state keep law and order throughout its vast empire? The answer is a mix of approaches, many of which involved Roman soldiers working as police among civilians. Policing the Roman  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher J Fuhrmann
ISBN: 9780199360017 0199360014 0199737843 9780199737840 0199928576 9780199928576
OCLC Number: 893664529
Notes: Originally published: 2012.
Description: XX, 330 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Abbreviations ; Roman Emperors from Augustus to Julian ; Maps of the Roman Empire ; 1. Introduction ; 2. "Arrest me, for I have run away": Fugitive Slave Hunting in the Roman Empire ; 3. "Like a thief in the night": Self-help, Magisterial Authority, and Civilian Policing ; 4. "I brought peace to the provinces": Augustus and The Rhetoric of Imperial Peace ; 5. "To squelch the discord of the rabble": Military Policing in Rome and Italy under Augustus' Successors ; 6. "Let there be no violence contrary to my wish": Emperors and Provincial Order ; 7. "Keep your province pacified and quiet": Provincial Governors, Public Order, and Policing ; 8. "Military stations throughout all provinces": Detached-Service Soldier-Police ; 9. Conclusion ; Appendix: Differentiating stationarii from beneficiarii consulares and Other Detached-Service Soldiers ; Bibliography ; Index of Ancient Sources ; General Index
Responsibility: Christopher J. Fuhrmann.

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