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Armed Batavians use and significance of weaponry and horse gear from non-military contexts in the Rhine Delta (50 BC to AD 450) by Johan Nicolay

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Published by Amsterdam University Press in Amsterdam .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references (p. 260-284).

StatementJohan Nicolay.
SeriesAmsterdam archaeological studies -- 11
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 407 p. :
Number of Pages407
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19063827M
ISBN 109053562532
ISBN 109789053562536
LC Control Number2008423566

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Armed Batavians: Use and Significance of Weaponry and Horse Gear from Non-military Contexts in the Rhine Delta (50 BC to AD ) (Amsterdam Archaeological Studies) 1st Edition by Johan Nicolay (Author) › Visit Amazon's Johan Nicolay Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Cited by: 6. The Batavi were an ancient Germanic tribe that lived around the modern Dutch Rhine delta in the area that the Romans called Batavia, from the second half of the first century BC to the third century name is also applied to several military units employed by the Romans that were originally raised among the Batavi. The tribal name, probably a derivation from batawjō ("good island", from. This study explores the use and significance of Roman weaponry and horse gear from non-military contexts in the eastern Rhine delta – the territory of the Batavians. Using a life-cycle model for Roman soldiers, the author interprets the large quantity of 1st-century finds as personal memorabilia brought home by ex-soldiers as a reminder of their 25 years of service, symbolising their newly. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations, maps ; 31 cm. Contents: Armed Batavians - 2[-]Contents - 8[-]Preface - 10[-]1 Introduction - 12[-]2 Military equipment and horse gear: a survey - 24[-]3 An analysis of the finds at the regional and site level - 76[-]4 Production and symbolic imagery - [-]5 Military equipment and the life cycle.

  The Shipwreck of the Batavia combines in just the one tale the birth of the world's first corporation, the brutality of colonisation, the battle of good vs evil, the derring-do of sea-faring adventure, mutiny, ship-wreck, love, lust, blood-lust, petty fascist dictatorship, criminality, a reign of terror, murders most foul, sexual slavery, natural nobility, survival,/5.   Limited Preview for 'Armed Batavians: Use and Significance of Weaponry and Horse Gear from Non-Military Contexts in the Rhine Delta (50 BC to AD )' provided by *This is a limited preview of the contents of this book and does not directly represent the item available for sale.*Author: Nicolay, Johan. This study explores the use and significance of Roman weaponry and horse gear from non-military contexts in the eastern Rhine delta – the territory of the Batavians. Using a life-cycle model for Roman soldiers, the author interprets the large quantity of 1st-century finds as personal memorabilia brought home by ex-soldiers as a reminder of Cited by: 6. Scale armour (or scale mail) is an early form of armour consisting of many individual small armour scales (plates) of various shapes attached to each other and to a backing of cloth or leather in overlapping rows. Scale armour was worn by warriors of many different cultures as well as their horses. The material used to make the scales varied and included bronze, iron, steel, rawhide, leather.