Aalen Roman Limes Fort, Germany

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Carole Raddato
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published on 01 September 2021
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The Aalen Roman Fort was a Roman military camp on the Upper Germanic-Rhaetian Limes, a World Heritage Site in Germany. It was built in the 2nd century CE and was the largest cavalry garrison north of the Alps. The garrison was home to 1,000 soldiers of the Ala II Flavia Miliaria, the largest and most important troop on the whole limes.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2021, September 01). Aalen Roman Limes Fort, Germany. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14560/aalen-roman-limes-fort-germany/

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Raddato, Carole. "Aalen Roman Limes Fort, Germany." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 01, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14560/aalen-roman-limes-fort-germany/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Aalen Roman Limes Fort, Germany." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 01 Sep 2021. Web. 25 Oct 2021.