By Ray Laurence

The is still of Roman roads are a strong reminder of the shuttle and communications procedure that was once had to rule an enormous and numerous empire. but few humans have wondered simply how the Romans - either army and civilians - travelled, or tested their geographical realizing in an period which provided a drastically elevated capability for relocating round, and an even bigger selection of destinations.
This quantity offers new views on those matters, and a few arguable arguments; for example, that go back and forth used to be now not constrained to the elite, and that maps as we all know them didn't exist within the empire. the army significance of delivery and communique networks can be a spotlight, as is the imperial publish approach (cursus publicus), and the logistics and value of shipping in either conquest and administration.
With greater than 40 pictures, maps and illustrations, this assortment presents a brand new knowing of the function and significance of trip, and of the character of geographical wisdom, within the Roman global,

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