From Rome to the Limes, from the Limes to Rome

From Rome to the Limes / From the Limes to Rome Session Chairs: Tom Hazenberg & Robert Schmits Affiliation: Limes Park B.V. Session Abstract: In many European countries there are permanent archaeological parks where visitors are presented with living history by personnel that is dressed in Roman period clothing and with military shows by re-enactor […]

29. Cult & religious practices

29. Cult & religious practices Session Chair: Dr. Ivan Radman-Livaja Affiliation: Archaeological Museum in Zagreb Time Presenter (s) Presentation 09.00 Introduction 09.20 Anton Ye Baryshnikov Of pigs and borders: lost in translation, found in interpretation? 9.40 Ivan Radman Livaja A puzzling votive inscription by an officer of the cohors I Belgarum 10.00 Kelly Gilliking Schoueri […]

37. Roman Britain

37. Roman Britain Session Chair: Dr. Tanja Romankiewics Affiliation: University of Edinburgh Time Presenter (s) Presentation 09.00 Amanda Hardman The Integration of Public Baths into Post-Military Colonia and Civitas Capitals in Roman Britain 09.20 Pete Wilson Dying outside the gates 09.40 Tatiana Ivleva An academic versus a craftsperson: A story of ups and downs in […]

35. New research Dacia

35. New research Dacia Session Chair: Dr. Rada Varga Affiliation: Babes-Bolyai University The present session brings forth a series of new researches and undertakings regarding the limes and military life in province Dacia. Ranging from questions of provincial borders to analyses of Roman camps, and from contextualization of small finds to interpretation of monumental inscriptions, the […]

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 […]

27. Brickyards of the Roman Army

27. Brickyards of the Roman Army Session Chairs: Eckhard Deschler-Erb & Clarissa Agricola Affiliation: Universität zu Köln, Germany Affiliation of co-organiser: Universität zu Köln, Germany Session Abstract: The Roman army was not only an effective military machine, it was also a highly important economic force. Especially in newly conquered regions, the sapper units of the […]

28. Revisiting Roman imports

28. Revisiting Roman imports beyond the frontier. Investigating processes of movement Session Chairs: Thomas Schierl, Fraser Hunter, Szilvia Bíró & Thomas Grane Affiliation: Mühlhausen Museums, Germany Affiliation of co-organiser: National Museum of Scotland, United Kingdom Affiliation of co-organiser: Museum Savaria, Szombathely (HU) Affiliation of co-organiser: National Museum of Denmark (DK) Session Abstract: Finds of Roman […]

30. The Pontic, Middle East and North African

30. The Pontic, Middle East and North African Frontier Session Chairs: Radosław Karasiewicz-Szczypiorski, Emzar Kakhidze & Piotr Jaworski Affiliation of co-organiser: University of Warsaw, Poland Affiliation of second co-organiser: Batumi Shota Rustaveli State Universit, Georgia Affiliation of third co-organiser: University of Warsaw, Poland Session Abstract: Recent archaeological, numismatic, epigraphic and historical investigations into the history […]

22. Speaking of the dead

22. Speaking of the dead. Returning to funerary customs and grave goods from late Roman military burials Session Chairs: Vince Van Thienen & Sofie Vanhoutte Affiliation: Ghent University, Belgium Affiliation of co-organiser: Flanders Heritage Agency / Ghent University, Belgium Session Abstract: Fifty years after the publication of the late Roman graveyard at the Oudenburg fort […]

11. Roman military activities during the Republic

11. Recent research into the Roman military activities during the Republic. Archaeological evidence Session Chairs: Janka Istenic & Angel Morillo Cerdan Affiliation: National Museum of Slovenia, Slovenia Affiliation of co-organiser: Universitad Complutense de Madrid, Spain Session Abstract: The Roman army played an important, often pivotal role in the expansion of Roman supremacy. Evidence of Roman […]