5. Feeding the frontier

5. Feeding the frontier. Agricultural economies, productive potential, and predictive modelling Saturday, 27 August, Karolingenzaal Session Chair:  Laura Kooistra Affiliation: Session Abstract: The provisioning of the army and the role of the local population in supplying food has already been the subject of discussion for decades. For a long time, historical sources and the marginal […]

25. The military vicus

25. The military vicus. Everyday life in the vicinity of the forts Session Chairs: Julia Chorus & Monica Dütting Affiliation: Research group Roman vicus on the Rhine, the Netherlands Affiliation of co-organiser: Research group Roman vicus on the Rhine, the Netherlands Session Abstract: This session focuses on the rise, function, development and population of military […]

12. Legionary fortresses along the Rhine

12. Legionary fortresses along the Rhine. State of research Session Chairs: Jürgen Trumm & Steve Boedecker Affiliation: Kantonsarchäologie Aargau, Switzerland Affiliation of co-organiser: LVR-Amt für Bodendenkmalpflege im Rheinland, Germany Session Abstract: During the last decades, countless rescue excavations and other investigations have taken place at the roman legionary fortresses along the Rhine and the surrounding […]

21. Funeral at the frontier

21. Funeral at the frontier Session Chairs: Arjan Ruiter & Lourens van der Feijst Affiliation: ADC ArcheoProjecten, the Netherlands Affiliation of co-organiser: ADC ArcheoProjecten, the Netherlands Session Abstract: A small number of large and well published sites have dominated our idea of what a typical Roman burial is within specific regions. Recent research however, has increasingly […]

16. Dress and adornment

16. Dress and adornment in frontier communities Session Chairs: Ursula Rothe, Anique Hamelink, Dorothee Olthof & Philip Smither Afilliation: Open University, United Kingdom Afilliation co-organiser: University of Amsterdam the Netherlands Afilliation second co-organiser: PRAE (Prehistoric Re-enactment, Archaeology and Education), the Netherlands Affiliation third co-organiser: University of Kent/English Heritage, United Kingdom Session Abstract: This session explores the […]

31. Simulating the Limes

31. Simulating the Limes. Challenges to computational modelling in Roman Studies Session Chair: Philip Verhagen Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands Session Abstract: The increasing availability of large digital data sets requires archaeologists and historians to develop or adopt new analytical tools in order to detect and understand socio-economic and cultural patterns and to compare […]

4. Digital Limes

4. Digital Limes. The use of modern methods and advanced techniques for a better understanding of the Frontier development Monday, 22 August, Karolingenzaal Session Chairs: Roeland Emaus, Maarten Sepers & Wouter Vos Affiliation: Saxion University of Applied Sciences / University Leiden, the Netherlands Affiliation of co-organiser: Saxion University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands Affiliation of […]