Title: Paramilitary Forces at Pompeii and Herculaneum? The Problem of Defining Military Assemblages


Gawroński, Radosław A.

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Archeologia T. 66 (2015)


Wydawnictwo IAE PAN

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This article analyzes the composition of military assemblages from Pompeii, Stabiae and Herculaneum and discusses the evidence for paramilitary militias. The author argues that some artifacts recovered from a gladiatorial school should be interpreted as belonging to mounted gladiators rather than to urban militia men. Besides, the horse riding equipment may indicate that Italian riding culture differed from that practiced in the limes zone


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