The Caucasian Frontier of the Roman Empire

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Carole Raddato
by David Breeze and Kurt Schaller
published on 18 December 2023
The Caucasian Frontier of the Roman Empire Download Full Size Image

A map showing the auxiliary forts located on the eastern end of the Black Sea during the reign of Roman emperor Hadrian (r. 117-138 CE). The Caucasus region was part of the eastern frontiers of the Roman Empire. About 131 CE, Arrian (as governor of Cappadocia) described his inspection of Roman military positions along the eastern shore of the Black Sea in a report to the emperor called Periplus of the Euxine Sea (Circumnavigation of the Black Sea).

Danube Limes – UNESCO World Heritage / Pen&Sword / CHC-University of
Salzburg, authors: David Breeze and Kurt Schaller

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Schaller, D. B. a. K. (2023, December 18). The Caucasian Frontier of the Roman Empire. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18271/the-caucasian-frontier-of-the-roman-empire/

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Schaller, David Breeze and Kurt. "The Caucasian Frontier of the Roman Empire." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 18, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18271/the-caucasian-frontier-of-the-roman-empire/.

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Schaller, David Breeze and Kurt. "The Caucasian Frontier of the Roman Empire." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Dec 2023. Web. 18 Jul 2024.

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