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Aalen
(86 words)

[German version]

Largest auxiliary fort (6.07 hectares) on the upper German/Raetian  limes , a forward post for the ala II Flavia milliaria from  Aquileia [2].  Principia excavated in modern times. Oldest inscription from AD 163/4, extensive alterations AD 208. Large  vicus .

Bibliography

K. Dietz, Die Erneuerung des Limeskastells A. vom J. 208 n. Chr., in: Acta praehistorica et archaeologica 25, 1993, 243-252

M. Luik, Der Kastellvicus von A., in: Fundber. Baden-Württemberg 19, 1994, 265-355

D. Planck, A., Ostalbkreis: Arch. Plan des röm. Kas…

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Dietz, Karlheinz (Würzburg), “Aalen”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 23 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e100090>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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