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ⓘ Limes, Roman Empire. Limes is a modern term used for the Roman border defence in Germany. It marks the borders of the Roman Empire, though it was not used by th ..




Limes (Roman Empire)
                                     

ⓘ Limes (Roman Empire)

Limes is a modern term used for the Roman border defence in Germany. It marks the borders of the Roman Empire, though it was not used by the Romans for this purpose.

The term has been extended to refer to the frontier defences in other parts of the empire, such as in the east and in Africa. It is used by the World Heritage site bureaucracy to include the two walls in Britain, the Antonine Wall and Hadrians Wall.

The Limes is often associated with Roman forts, but it could apply to any area near the walls where the Romans exercised loose control with military forces.

                                     
  • Roman Empire Hadrian s Wall Antonine Wall Limes Germanicus Limes plural: Limites is the Latin name of walls at the border of the Roman empire There
  • Site called Frontiers of the Roman Empire It shares this listing with Hadrian s Wall and the German wall known as the Limes Germanicus. It was the northernmost
  • The Roman roads in Britain were, with Roman aqueducts, and the Roman army, one of the most impressive features of the Roman Empire in Britain. In Britannia
  • part of the Frontiers of the Roman Empire World Heritage Site, shared with England Hadrian s Wall and Germany Limes Germanicus Childe, V. Gordon
  • only be grown in Media and Persia HN xii.7 The Romans tried to transport it into the Roman Empire in tightly packed pots, but failed, according to Pliny
  • UNESCO list has eighteen properties in England the Frontiers of the Roman Empire is shared with Germany five in Scotland, three in Wales, one in Northern