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    Life and Letters from the Roman Frontier
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    By (author) Alan K. Bowman
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    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 408 g
    ISBN 13: 9780415920254
    ISBN 10: 0415920256

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    01 March 1998
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    Alan K. Bowman is a Lecturer in Ancient History at the University of Oxford.
    Review quote
    "Octavius to his brother Candidus, greetings. The hundred pounds of sinew from Marinus -- I will settle up. From the time when you wrote about this matter, he has not even mentioned it to me. I have several times written to you that I have bought about five thousand modii of ears of grain, on account of which I need cash . . .."-Roman soldier stationed on the wild northern-frontier of England around 100 AD.
    Table of contents
    1 Introduction 2 The Writing-Tablets 3 Strategies of Occupation 4 The Roman Army 5 Officers and Men, and Women 6 Social and Economic Life on the Frontier 7 Letters and Literacy