Ladislav Šubovič

Ladislav Šubovič

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Many Roman border walls seem to have been more modern in use. As tools to control the flow of trade, and to prevent small scale raiding along with keeping an eye on the neighbors. This mostly likely arises from the Romans confidence in their field armies ability to repel invasion.

Many Roman border walls seem to have been more modern in use.

Gallic oppidum. Oppidum is a Latin word meaning the main settlement in any administrative area. The word is derived from the earlier Latin ob-pedum, "enclosed space".

Oppidum is a Latin word meaning the main settlement in any administrative area. The word is derived from the earlier Latin ob-pedum, "enclosed space".

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According to Jane McIntosh, the "impressive ramparts with elaborate gateways . were probably as much for show and for controlling the movement of people and goods as for defense"