Реферат: People And Territory Essay Research Paper
People And Territory Essay, Research Paper
Did territoria motives
determine war aims and we boundary lines choosen in accordance with strategic
Claims in those days
about decent border? Vespasian ?scientific frontier, depth of territory.? Apparently Severus claimed this? but sees
real reason as not protecting Syria as a further cause of warfare.? Severus? conquest Mesopotamia did not
prevent capture of Antioch in 253? may have indirectly caused it.?
Romans didn?t fight
states, they fought peoples or tribes? hence Imperium Populi Romani??
arrangement always with Kings?
Appian passages refer
to exclusively peoples and kings not land? still emphasises profitability as
opposed to glory and honour of the empire.?
Concept of boundary have any relevance in Empire?? Schlumberger no stones exist to set
sources seem incredibly vague about border, but internal border well mapped and
marked out. Yes talk about province as being border, like Arabia, but statement
of southern border of Arabia?
shows that administrative, ethnic and military frontiers do not necessarily
coincide.? Nisbis in Mesopotamia may
well be occupied, but not necessarily administered within the empire