Friday, February 19, 2021

Roman Roads and Milestones in Judaea/Palaestina

[First posted in AWOL 17 July 2014, updated 19 February 2021]

Roman Roads and Milestones in Judaea/Palaestina
In 1970 The Israel Milestone Committee (IMC) was formed by Mordechai Gichon as a branch of the International Curatorium of the Corpus Miliariorum. The aim of the committee was to assemble, study and prepare for publication the milestones inscriptions found in Israel. The IMC also intended to carry out a systematic survey of all the extant remains related to roads, in order to provide a comprehensive picture of the Roman road network in Israel. For almost 40 years the Committee's field and research work was led by Israel Roll and Benjamin Isaac together with other scholars.

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