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


  • Radosław A. Gawroński

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rzymski o. -- Włochy, Pompeje (Włochy), Stabie (Włochy), Herkulanum (Włochy), miasta rzymskie, organizacja wojskowa, organizacje paramilitarne, wyposażenie wojskowe rzymskie, uzbrojenie rzymskie, jeździectwo


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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Gawroński, R. A. (2015). Paramilitary Forces at Pompeii and Herculaneum? The Problem of Defining Military Assemblages. Archeologia, 66, 27–33. Pobrano z




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