SCYTHIA MINOR AND CONSEQUENCES OF THE BREAKUP OF THE DANUBIAN LIMES Cover Image

SCYTHIA MINOR AND CONSEQUENCES OF THE BREAKUP OF THE DANUBIAN LIMES
SCYTHIA MINOR AND CONSEQUENCES OF THE BREAKUP OF THE DANUBIAN LIMES

Author(s): MARIUS-FLORIN Lascu
Subject(s): History, Military history, Ancient World
Published by: Ovidius University Press
Keywords: limes: empire; cities; invasion; Avars; Slavs

Summary/Abstract: The process of dissolution and abandonment of limes Scythe occurred gradually from the western area of the Eastern Roman Empire (from Singidunum) to the east (Danube Delta and the Black Sea), at the end of the reign of Justin II (582) and ended in early years of the reign of Heraclius. Unraveling defense system has not led, but everywhere, and the disappearance of settlements and communities of the limitanei. Life in some settlements from the limes was maintained for a certain period, during the VII century.

  • Issue Year: 12/2016
  • Issue No: 1+2
  • Page Range: 15-30
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: English