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The Roman Government of Britain

Anthony R. Birley


This work is a completely rewritten version of The Fasti of Roman Britain (1981), with biographical entries for all senior officers and higher officials who served in the island from AD 43 to 409. All new governors, legionary legates, senatorial tribunes, procurators, and fleet prefects discovered since 1981 are included, and the entries for those previously known are revised. Translations of all sources are also added in this edition. There are sections on local government; governor’s staff; the careers of senators and procurators in the principate; the subdivisions into Upper and Lower Brita ... More

Keywords: Roman officers, Roman officials, translated sources, senatorial careers, procuratorial careers, local government, governors’ staff, subdivisions into provinces, imperial visits to Britain

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780199252374
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252374.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anthony R. Birley, author
Chairman of Trustees, Vindolanda Trust
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