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Policing the Roman Empire : soldiers, administration, and public order / Christopher J. Fuhrmann.

Author/Creator:
Fuhrmann, Christopher J.
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xx, 330 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Police -- Rome -- History.
Soldiers -- Rome -- History.
Magistrates, Roman -- History.
Social control -- Rome -- History.
Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D.
Rome -- Politics and government -- 30 B.C.-476 A.D.
Rome -- Social conditions.
Roman provinces -- History.
Roman provinces -- Politics and government.
Roman provinces -- Social conditions.
Contents:
Roman emperors from Augustus to Julian
Maps of the Roman Empire
"Arrest me, for I have run away" : fugitive slave hunting in the Roman Empire
"Like a thief in the night" : self-help, magisterial authority, and civilian policing
"I brought peace to the provinces" : Augustus and the rhetoric of imperial peace
"To squelch the discord of the rabble" : military policing in Rome and Italy under Augustus' successors
"Let there be no violence contrary to my wish" : emperors and provincial order
"Keep your province pacified and quiet" : provincial governors, public order, and policing
"Military stations throughout all provinces" : detached-service soldier-police
Appendix: Differentiating stationarii from beneficiarii consulares and other detached-service soldiers.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN:
9780199737840
0199737843
OCLC:
708761768
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