Ancient History

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Climate in Roman times, with special reference to theories of great climatic changes since then. T.W. McDougall. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1956.

Money and monetary policy in early times. A.R. Burns. London Ph.D. 1926.

Land transport in the Mediterranean in pre-Roman times. G. Kellett. London M.A. 1963.

An historical account of beekeeping in Greece and Rome during the classical period. H.M. Fraser. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1930.

Quaestiones hydraulicae. E.J.A. Kenny. Cambridge M.Litt. 1935/6.

Archery in the ancient world, with special reference to Greece. D.J.F. Hill. Leeds Ph.D. 1967.

Archery in the Roman world. D.J.F. Hill. Durham M.A. 1954.

Milling and baking techniques in the Greek and Roman world in classical antiquity. L.A. Moritz. Oxford D.Phil. 1954.

The historical geography of Bithynia, Paphlagonia, and Pontus in the Greek and Roman periods: a new survey, with particular reference to surface remains still visible. D.R. Wilson. Oxford B.Litt. 1961.

The catapult: a survey of the role and importance of ancient artillery in military and general history between 400 and 10 B.C. E.W. Marsden. Cambridge Ph.D. 1955.

Ancient mining in Spain. Annie O'Donovan. Cambridge M.Litt. 1934/5.


Mycenean influence in the western Mediterranean. Lord W.D. Taylour. Cambridge Ph.D. 1955.

The chronological problem of the Trojan War. V.R.d'A. Desborough. Oxford B.Litt. 1939.

The history and nature of the dowry among the ancient Greeks. Frances A. Collie. Wales M.A. 1905.

The evolution of religion in Greece from earliest times to the time of Hesiod. A. Le Marchant. Belfast M.A. 1920.

Topography, movement and supply in the warfare of ancient Greece, south of Thessaly and Epirus. W.W. Cruickshank. London Ph.D. 1955.

Early Greek armour and weapons from the end of the bronze age to c.600 B.C. A.McE. Snodgrass. Oxford D.Phil. 1962.

Plundering in war and other depredations in Greek history from 800 B.C. to 146 B.C. A.H. Jackson. Cambridge Ph.D. 1970.

The relations between Greek colonies and their mother cities. A.J. Graham. Cambridge Ph.D. 1956.

Relations between Greece and the Levant in the archaic age. M.M. Austin. Cambridge Ph.D. 1968.

Cults of Boeotia. A. Schachter. Oxford D.Phil. 1966.

The place of coinage in Greek foreign trade down to the end of the 5th century B.C. A.H. Lloyd. Cambridge Ph.D. 1928/9.

Early Corinth. J.B. Salmon. Oxford D.Phil. 1970.

Athen an propertied families, 600–300 B.C. J.K. Davies. Oxford D.Phil. 1965.

The Eleusinian mysteries. R.H. Harte. Belfast M.A. 1927.

A study of the conditions which led to the Athenian and Spartan tyrannies, and the effect of these tyrannies on the foreign policy of other states. Mrs. Margaret O. Wason. Glasgow Ph.D. 1946.

The history of the Peisistratid tyranny at Athens. Patricia M. Davies. Wales M.A. 1952.

A history of the electrum coinage of Mytilene. J.F. Healy. Cambridge Ph.D. 1954.

Greek bronze coinage, c.450–150 B.C., its introduction, circulation and value, with particular reference to the series of Corinth. M.J. Price. Cambridge Ph.D. 1968.

The growth of knowledge among the ancient Greeks of the Atlantic coast of Europe, with special reference to the British Isles. A.J. Sweetland. London M.A. 1957.

Knowledge of India among educated Greeks down to the time of Arrian. T.R. Robinson. Belfast M.A. 1960.

The Indo-Greeks: a numismatic and historical study. A.K. Narain. London Ph.D. 1954.

History of Samos to 438. J.P. Barron. Oxford D.Phil. 1961.

The mechanism of the diplomacy of the ancient Greek city-states to 338 B.C. D.J. Mosley. Cambridge Ph.D. 1965.

The history of Miletus down to the anabasis of Alexander. Adelaide G. Dunham. London M.A. 1913.

The history of Thessaly. R. Williams. Wales M.A. 1903.

The history of Thessaly up to 323 B.C. E.J. Lloyd. Wales M.A. 1914.

The commercial law of ancient Athens to 323 B.C. E.S.F. Ridout. London Ph.D. 1935.

Early Greek ships. R.T. Williams. Wales M.A. 1958.

Moral and religious education at Athens in the 5th century B.C. T.W. Herry. Liverpool M.A. 1915.

The campaign of Xerxes from the Persian side. J.A. Dodd. London M.A. 1913.

A study of the building inscriptions at Epidauros. Alison M. Burford. Cambridge Ph.D. 1963.

The political parties in Athens during the Peloponnesian War. R.A.E. Prosser. Bristol M.A. 1926.

The Four Hundred and the Thirty. A.J. Barnett. Birmingham M.A. 1901.

Social organisation in Xenophon's anabasis: the communal or political organisation of the Army of the Ten Thousand. G.B. Nussbaum. Birmingham M.A. 1955.

Greek medicine in the 5th and 4th centuries B.C. W.C. Wake. London M.Sc. (Ext.) 1946.

Athenian foreign trade in the 5th and 4th centuries B.C. R.J. Hopper. Cambridge Ph.D. 1935/6.

Tyrants and dynasts in the Greek cities of Asia Minor in the 5th and 4th centuries B.C. A.J. Earp. Cambridge M.Litt. 1954.

A study of the family in Athens in the 5th and 4th centuries B.C. Dorothy M. Burgmann. Oxford B.Litt. 1951.

Stasis in the Greek world (excluding Magna Graecia), from the end of the Peloponnesian War to the death of Alexander the Great (404–324 B.C.). J.C. Octon. Cambridge Ph.D. 1967.

Piraeus and the sea-people of Athens in the 4th and 5th centuries B.C. M. Amit. London Ph.D. 1958.

The coinages of Illyria and Paeonia, from the early 4th century B.C. until the establishment of Roman provinces in those countries. J.M.F. May. Oxford B.Litt. 1937.

Studies in the history of Arcadia in the classical and Hellenistic periods. J. Roy. Cambridge Ph.D. 1968.

The idea of a common peace in ancient Greece in the 4th century B.C. T.T.B. Ryder. Cambridge Ph.D. 1956.

Military and naval administration in Athens in the 4th century B.C., including finance. L.M.A.W. Yehya. London Ph.D. 1953.

Antigonus the One-eyed. R.H. Simpson. Durham Ph.D. 1952.

The Third Sacred War. C.T.H.R. Ehrhardt. Oxford B.Litt. 1961.

The Aetolian League 323–189 B.C. P.H. Agrell. Oxford D.Phil. 1970.

The distribution of power between the federal government and constituent states in Greek federations. E.S.F. Ridout. London M.A. 1926.

Studies in the history and epigraphy of Hellenistic Rhodes. P.M. Fraser. Oxford D.Phil. 1951.

The battle elephant in the Hellenistic period. C.E. Thompson. Belfast M.A. 1970.

The rival claims of Sparta and Macedon to the leadership of Greece in the late 3rd century B.C. Eleanor M. Green. London M.A. 1924.

Demetrius Poliorcetes, with special reference to Plutarch's Life. L.C. Smith. Liverpool Ph.D. 1957.

The life and times of Hiero II, king of Syracuse. W.H. Davies. Wales M.A. 1935.

Philopoemen: a study in Hellenistic history. R.M. Errington. Durham Ph.D. 1965/6.

The early coinage of Neapolis Campaniae and its relationship to the coinage of Hyria and Nola. N.K. Rutter. London Ph.D. 1969.

City-state and church. A.A.T. Ehrhardt. Cambridge Ph.D. 1943.


General and Political History

The types of political relation established between Rome and other communities in Italy from the earliest recorded times to the close of the Republic, and their contribution to the conception of citizenship adopted by the Roman empire during the first three centuries A.D. A.N. Sherwin-White. Oxford D.Phil. 1937.

Roman policies in Etruria and Umbria from the Conquest to the early empire. W.V. Harris. Oxford D.Phil. 1968.

The Etruscan and Roman town of Sutrim (Sutri), in the light of the archaeological remains in and around it. G.C. Duncan. Cambridge Ph.D. 1963.

The history of the governing class at Rome from the beginning of the Republic to 100 B.C., with special reference to the accessibility of that class to those born outside it. E.S. Staveley. Oxford D.Phil. 1951.

Kinship and political organisation in regal and republican Rome. Diana M. Evans. Manchester M.A. 1961.

The development of the ius municipii and the ius Latii to 90 B.C. J. Pinsent. Oxford D.Phil. 1957.

The rise and fall of the Caecilii Metelli, 284–46 B.C. M.G. Morgan. Exeter Ph.D. 1961.

The tribunate of the plebs, 287–133 B.C. Monica M. Morgan. Liverpool M.A. 1960.

Foreign clientelae in Roman foreign policy and internal politics (264 B.C. – 70 B.C.). E. Badian. Oxford D.Phil. 1956.

The history of Sardinia under the Roman Republic. Ellen M. Adams. London M.A. 1917.

Family influence in Roman politics from Hannibal's invasion to the battle of Pydna. J.R. Cummings. Oxford B.Litt. 1935.

'Vis'. Violence in the city in the last two centuries of the Roman Republic - its development in the light of the inadequacy of means of suppression and of the Roman attitude to the rule of law. A.W. Lintott. London Ph.D. 1963.

Politics and policies at Rome, 187–167 B.C. Valerie M. Warrior. London Ph.D. 1968.

Italian senators, 139 B.C. - A.D. 14. T.P. Wiseman. Oxford D.Phil. 1967.

Studies in pre-Gracchan colonisation. E.T. Salmon. Cambridge Ph.D. 1932/3.

The legislation of Caius Gracchus, considered especially in relation to the Order of the Equites. G.A. Le Chavetois. London M.A. 1912.

Constitutional speculation in the antiquarians and annalists of the last century B.C., with special reference to the legends of Romulus and Servius Tullius in Livy, Cicero, and Dionysius of Halicarnassus. Mary L.M. Leavitt. Oxford B.Litt. 1966.

The life and times of Marcus Licinius Crassus, triumvir. J. Thompson. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1941.

A biography of Lucius Licinius Lucullus. W.H. Bennett. Oxford B.Litt. 1969.

The political and administrative system of Sulla. J.E. Taylor. Oxford B.Litt. 1924.

The political activity of Clodius, particularly in relation to the triumvirs. Muriel D. Whitehouse. London M.A. 1916.

The political thought of Sallust. D.C. Earl. Cambridge Ph.D. 1957.

Politics at Rome during the social and civil wars. C.M. Bulst. Oxford B.Litt. 1961.

Political biography at Rome from its first appearance to Augustus. R.G. Lewis. Oxford B.Litt. 1966.

Libertas as a political idea at Rome during the late Republic and early Principate. C. Wirszubski. Cambridge Ph.D. 1946/7.

The lost sources of Roman history, 44 B.C. - A.D. 68. J.B. Kenyon , formerly Higginbottom. Liverpool M.A. 1968.

A history of the relations between the princeps and the senate during the Julio-Claudian period, with special reference to Augustus and Tiberius. T.J. Cadoux. Oxford D.Phil. 1951.

The senatorial opposition to the early Roman empire. Winifred Biggs. Manchester M.A. 1917.

The career of Marcus Antonius until the battle of Philippi. C.N. Frank. Leeds M.A. 1935.

The administrative staff of the Roman emperors at Rome from Augustus to Alexander Severus. G.R.C. Davis. Oxford D.Phil. 1947.

The Monumentum Ancyranum compared with other authorities for the life of Augustus. M.H. Davies. Wales M.A. 1912.

The frontiers of the Roman empire under Augustus. C.M. Wells. Oxford D.Phil. 1965.

Augustus and the Greek world. G.W. Bowersock. Oxford D.Phil. 1962.

Augustus and the gods. S.O. Esan. London M.A. 1959.

The Roman senate during the reigns of Claudius and Nero. D.A. McAlindon. Belfast M.A. 1953.

The Roman senate, A.D. 69–193. J.R. Morris. London Ph.D. 1953.

The philosophic and aristocratic opposition to the Flavian emperors. R.L. James. London Ph.D. 1938.

The early career, accession and domestic policy of the Emperor Domitian. R.A. Gillespie. London M.A. 1937.

Concepts of imperial government in the age of Trajan. J. Warmington. Southampton M.A. 1964/5.

The emperor Lucius Septimius Severus. M. Platnauer. Oxford B.Litt. 1914.

A prosopographical investigation into the politics of the reigns of Septimius Severus and Caracalla, 193–217. J.B. Leaning. Manchester M.A. 1968.

The reign of Alexander Severus. I.H.C. Powell. Birmingham M.A. 1964.

Public disorders in the late Roman empire, their causes and character. J.R. Martindale. Oxford B.Litt. 1961.

The influence of the senatorial aristocracy on the imperial government in the late 3rd and 4th centuries A.D. M.T.W. Arnheim. Cambridge Ph.D. 1969.

The chronology of the campaigns of the reign of Diocletian. J.V. Maitland. Manchester M.A. 1969.

The political consequences of Maxentius's usurpation on the Tetrarchic system of Galerius. Nicola G. Tailby. Manchester M.A. 1970.

The family and supporters of the emperor in western society in the age of Theodosius. J.F. Matthews. Oxford D.Phil. 1970.

The imperial notarii of the late Roman empire from the accession of Constantine to the death of Honorius. Mrs. Carol H. Moulton. Birmingham M.A. 1970.

Relations between the Roman and Persian empires from the death of Constantine (337) to the death of Theodosius (395). M.H. Dodgeon. Bristol M.Litt. 1968.

A prosopographical study of the court of Theodosius II. Margaret Priest. London Ph.D. 1970.

The evidence of Salvian for the causes of the fall of the Roman empire in the west. W.R. Davies. Wales M.A. 1941.

The sea and the 5th-century west Roman empire. J.R. Moss. London Ph.D. 1970.

Economic and Social History

The social and economic history of Ostia. F.H. Wilson. Oxford D.Phil. 1935.

A study of the development of social and economic life at Pompeii, with a consideration of how far that development can be regarded as typical of the towns of Campania in general. R.C. Carrington. Oxford D.Phil. 1932/3.

An epigraphic survey of costs in Italy and Africa from the Republic to the Tetrarchy. R.P. Duncan-Jones. Cambridge Ph.D. 1965.

Social status and legal privilege in the 2nd and 3rd centuries of the Roman empire, with special reference to the curial class. P.D.A. Garnsey. Oxford D.Phil. 1967.

The state of Roman agriculture in the time of the Gracchi. Claire A.I. Moore. London M.A. 1914.

The agrarian programme of the Democratic party, B.C. 78–59. Muriel Auld. Liverpool M.A. 1905.

The condition of Roman agriculture in the time of Augustus. W.A. Rhodes. Leeds M.A. 1932.

The social legislation of the Roman empire from Augustus to Constantine, and the policy of its authors. J.F. Leddy. Oxford D.Phil. 1938.

The practice of medicine in ancient Rome. E.M. Bell. Sheffield M.A. 1969.

Women in Roman history from 200 B.C. to A.D. 138. Gwynneth M.L. Jones. Wales M.A. 1964.

The position of women among the Romans. Alice M. Holmes. London M.A. 1932.

The slave's 'peculium' in Rome, and the protection afforded to it by Roman law before the year 180 A.D. Esmée M. Thomas. Wales M.A. 1927.

Familia Caesaris: a social study of the slaves and freedmen of the Roman imperial administration. P.R.C. Weaver. Cambridge Ph.D. 1965.

Roman freedmen during the late Republic. Mrs. Susan M. Treggiari, née Franklin. Oxford B.Litt. 1967.

Slavery in the first two centuries of the Roman empire. R.H. Barrow. Oxford B.Litt. 1926.

Freedmen in the early Roman empire. A.M. Duff. Oxford B.Litt. 1926.

Social mobility in the early Roman empire. H.H. Dalby. Leicester M.A. 1967.

A comparative study of the fora of the Roman empire. Isabel Purchon. Wales M.A. 1933.

Clothing and its manufacture in the northern Roman provinces (excluding leatherwork). J.P. Wild. Cambridge Ph.D. 1967.

The development of the mining of lead in the Iberian peninsula and Britain under the Roman empire until the end of the 2nd century A.D. H.D.H. Elkington. Durham M.A. 1968.

The design, structure and organisation of Horrea under the Roman empire. G.E. Rickman. Oxford D.Phil. 1963.

The medical profession in the Roman empire from Augustus to Justinian. V. Nutton. Cambridge Ph.D. 1970.

Studies in Roman imperial numismatic art. C.C. Vermeule. London Ph.D. 1953.

The aes coinage of Rome and its subsidiary mints in the West, A.D. 68–81, with special reference to mint organisation, to the relative frequency of types and to their consequent interpretation. C.M. Kraay. Oxford D.Phil. 1953.

A re-examination and analysis of the coinages of Nero, with special reference to the aes - coined and current in Italy and the western provinces of the empire. D.W. Macdowall. Oxford D.Phil. 1959.

The dating and arrangement of the undated coins from the mint of Rome, A.D. 98–148. P.V.B. Hill. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1969.

Inland transport for civilian purposes in the Roman empire from the Ciceronian age to the principate of Trajan. G.P. McKenna. Manchester M.A. 1962.

Urban development in the north-western Roman provinces in the first two centuries A.D. C.V. Walthew. Cambridge Ph.D. 1970.

The spice trade under the Roman empire. J.I. Miller. Oxford D.Phil. 1964.

Commerce in the time of the empire between Italy and other countries. W.W. Griffiths. Wales M.A. 1922.

Some 'voluntary' taxes of the Roman empire. Emily C. Wordsworth. Birmingham M.A. 1912.

The Jews in the city of Rome during the first centuries B.C. and A.D., including a study of the references to them in Greek and Latin writers. J.H. Michael. Wales M.A. 1913.

The Jewish community in Rome, from its foundation until A.D. 313. Mary E. Jacombs. Birmingham M.A. 1915.

Social life in the Roman empire during the reigns of Constantius and Julian. A.R. Foster. Belfast M.A. 1929.

Religion, Art and Letters

The interrelation of state religion and politics in Roman public life, from the end of the Second Punic War to the time of Sulla. J.A. North. Oxford D.Phil. 1967.

Some aspects of the acting profession in Rome. E.J. Jory. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1967.

The history of the schools of rhetoric in the Roman empire from Vespasian to the fall of the empire in the west. A.O. Gwynn. Oxford B.Litt. 1919.

The chronology of the life and letters of the younger Pliny. R.H. Harte. Belfast Ph.D. 1937.

The cult of Isis in Italy: an account of its external history. M.S. Salem. Liverpool Ph.D. 1937.

The meaning and development of the cult of Mars at Rome. E. H. Clement. Oxford B.Litt. 1939.

The cult of Mars in Britain and Gaul. K.J. Fairless. Newcastle M.A. 1967.

The local cults of ancient Latium outside Rome, with the exception of Ostia. T.G. Thomas. Wales M.A. 1930.

The policy of the Roman government towards non-Roman religions from Augustus to Trajan, with special reference to the treatment of such religions in Rome and Italy. Una C. Fitzhardinge. Oxford B.Litt. 1940.

The fall of paganism. Elsie M.C. Hunt. Birmingham M.A. 1913.

The fall of paganism. A.E. Wilson. Birmingham M.A. 1914.

The attitude of the Roman government to Christianity from Nero to Marcus Aurelius. M.H. Evans. Wales M.A. 1909.

The persecution under Diocletian. G.W. Richardson. London M.A. 1924.

The cult of Apollo from the 4th to the 6th century A.D. Alice Weissbruth. London Ph.D. 1967.


The primipilares of the Roman army. B. Dobson. Durham Ph.D. 1955.

The immunes and principales of the Roman army. D.J. Breeze. Durham Ph.D. 1970.

Roman military book-keeping. G.R. Watson. Durham M.Litt. 1953.

The recruitment of Roman legionaries from 146 B.C. to 30 B.C. P.J. Cuff. Oxford D.Phil. 1955.

Peace-time routine in the Roman army. R.W. Davies. Durham Ph.D. 1967.

Some aspects of the political influence of the Roman army as it developed from 133 B.C. to A.D. 14. F. Naylor. Liverpool M.A. 1963.

Some neglected aspects of Scipio Africanus. H.H. Scullard. London Ph.D. 1930.

The armies of the Triumviral period. W.C.G. Schmitthenner. Oxford D.Phil. 1958.

Studies in the later Roman army. J.R. Hepworth. Durham Ph.D. 1963.

A study of the Roman cavalry arm, with special reference to the deployment and use of cavalry in the 2nd century A.D. S.H. Bartle. Durham Ph.D. 1962.

The Roman high command from the death of Hadrian to the death of Caracalla, with particular attention to the Danubian wars of Marcus Aurelius and Commodus. A.R. Birley. Oxford D.Phil. 1966.

The 3rd-century origins of the 'New' Roman army. P.K. Cooper. Oxford D.Phil. 1968.

The settlement of veterans in the Roman empire. J.C. Mann. London Ph.D. 1956.

The development of the Roman fleets under the empire. L.F. Fitzhardinge. Oxford B.Litt. 1933.

Late Roman military architecture in Britain and northern Gaul, with special reference to the coastal defence system. R.M. Butler. Cambridge Ph.D. 1954.


Greece and the East

Roman relations with the Greek East, from the earliest contacts to 146 B.C., and their relation to internal political struggles. J. Briscoe. Oxford D.Phil. 1965.

The development of trade to the end of the 2nd century A.D. between the eastern provinces of the Roman empire and the countries lying further east. J. Thorley. Durham M.A. 1965.

Immigration and settlement in the province of Dalmatia from the first Roman contacts to the death of Commodus. A.J.N. Wilson. Oxford D.Phil. 1949.

Studies in the Roman province of Dalmatia. J.J. Wilkes. Durham Ph.D. 1962.

Proconsular administration of justice in Asia Minor in the late Republic, with special reference to Cicero in Cilicia. A.J. Marshall. Oxford B.Litt. 1962.

Cicero's provincial governorship of Cilicia. J.K. Wilkinson. Birmingham M.A. 1959.

Social and economic conditions of the province Achaia from Augustus to Caracalla. A.J. Gossage. London Ph.D. 1951.

The trade gilds of the eastern provinces of the Roman empire (exclusive of Egypt) during the first three centuries A.D. Esmée M. Thomas. Oxford B.Litt. 1934.

The anti-Roman reaction in Sicily and the eastern provinces, 133 B.C. - 85 B.C. Marianne E. Henderson. Sheffield M.A. 1955.

Lycia and Pamphylia under the Roman empire from Augustus to Diocletian. Shelagh A. Jameson. Oxford D.Phil. 1965.

Roman colonies in southern Asia Minor with special reference to Antioch - towards Pisidia. Barbara M. Levick. Oxford D.Phil. 1958.

Rome and Parthia, 70–29 B.C. A. Sandys-Wood. Oxford B. Litt. 1949.

Parthia and her relations with Rome from B.C. 27 to A.D. 228. A.T. Owen. Wales M.A. 1920.

The relation between the Jews and the Roman government from 66 B.C. to the foundation of the Christian empire. Edith M. Smallwood. Cambridge Ph.D. 1951.

A study of Jewish history from the death of Herod the Great to the destruction of Jerusalem, 4 B.C. - 70 A.D. S.G.F. Brandon. Leeds M.A. 1932.

Judaea under the procurators. L. Robinson. Cambridge M.Litt. 1926/7.

The Roman province of Judea before A.D. 70. Dorothy D. Fielding. Manchester M.A. 1933.

Palestine under Roman administration, 6–66 A.D. M. Aberbach. Leeds M.A. 1947.

Palestinian coins of the centuries immediately preceding and following the Christian era. A. Mallinson. Oxford B.Litt. 1923/4.

Currencies and prices in 3rd- and 4th-century Palestine and their implications for Roman economic history. D. Sperber. London Ph.D. 1968.


Social life in Roman Africa. Mary A. Gardiner. Belfast M.A. 1931.

History of Numidia under the Roman Republic. Sybil M. Gates. London M.A. 1917.

A study of the municipal aristocracies of the Roman empire in the west, with special reference to North Africa. M.G. Jarrett. Durham Ph.D. 1958.

The composition and functions of the local councils of the cities of the province of Africa under the early Roman empire - up to Constantine. C.V.M. Lucas. London Ph.D. 1937.

Studies in the Roman province of Mauretania Tingitana. J.E.H. Spaul. Durham M.Litt. 1958.

Mauretania Caesariensis: an archaeological and geographical survey. R.I. Lawless. Durham Ph.D. 1969.

Studies in the mosaic pavements of Roman North Africa. Katherine M.D. Dunbabin. Oxford D.Phil. 1970.

The agriculture of Cyrenaica in classical antiquity, with special reference to the Jewish Revolt under Trajan. S.E. Applebaum. Oxford B.Litt. 1948.


The political and economic organisation of Gaul from 27 B.C. to A.D. 68. Bernardine M. Humphrey. Liverpool M.A. 1961.

The Gallic empire. C.D. Bishop. Durham M.A. 1965.

The political and social organisation of Gaul under the Roman empire. E.J. Rowland. Wales M.A. 1910.

The political and social organisation of Gaul under the Roman empire. J. Hooson. Wales M.A. 1912.

Roman civilisation in the three Gauls during the first three centuries of Roman rule. H.W. Lawton. Wales M.A. 1923.

Roman agricultural organisation in western Europe, with special reference to the Tres Galliae. J. Percival. Oxford D.Phil. 1967.

The organisation and administration of the 'Tres Galliae', 49 B.C. to A.D. 284. Mary A.J.P. Kerr. Manchester M.A. 1924.

The social and economic history of Cisalpine Gaul under the early empire to the death of Trajan. G.E.F. Chilver. Oxford D.Phil. 1936.

Some historical problems arising from the martyrdom of the Christians of Lyons and Vienne in 177 A.D. G. McConville. Belfast M.A. 1958.

Education in Gaul in the last century of the western empire (350–450 A.D.). T.J. Haarhoff. Oxford B.Litt. 1918.

The Celtic personal names in the Celtic inscriptions of Gaul, the Commentaries on the Gallic War and La Graufesenque graffiti. D.E. Evans. Oxford D.Phil. 1962.


A historical and cultural survey of the Roman Limes of Germania Superior and Raetia. Olwen P.F. Kendall. London M.A. 1931.

The honestiores of the Rhine and Danube provinces of the Roman empire, with particular reference to Noricum. B.L. Cooke. Durham Ph.D. 1964.

Roman Trier and the Treveri. Edith M. Wightman. Oxford D.Phil. 1968.

The Romans in Württemberg: a study of colonial development. J. Rogan. Durham M.A. 1951.


The geography of Roman Britain and its human relationships. C. Midgley. Sheffield M.Sc. 1927.

Some aspects of the Romano-British rural system of the lowland zone. S.E. Applebaum. Oxford D.Phil. 1952.

A reassessment of the economic basis of Roman Britain. Ilid E. Anthony. London M.A. 1951.

The siting and layout of native settlements in the north of England. P.R. Middleton. Durham M.A. 1967.

The coin hoards of Roman Britain. Annie S. Robertson. London M.A. 1936.

Municipal and military water supply and drainage in Roman Britain. Julie C. Hanson. London Ph.D. 1970.

Stone building materials in Roman Britain. J.H. Williams. Manchester M.A. 1968.

Roman villas in Britain. Joan E.A. Liversidge. Cambridge M.Litt. 1949.

The villas of Roman Britain, and their place in the life of the province. C.A.F. Berry. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1949.

Roman villas in Britain: their nature and distribution. Mabel G.A. Webster. Liverpool M.A. 1920.

Romano-British villa bath-suites and bath-houses. J.M.T.H. Younge. Leeds M.A. 1960.

The development and affinities of mosaic decoration in Roman Britain. D.J. Smith. Durham Ph.D. 1952.

The crafts of Roman Britain, with special reference to the metal remains at Corstopitum. R.A. Peel. Durham M.A. 1965.

Non-military ironwork in Roman Britain. W.H. Manning. London Ph.D. 1969.

Objects of jet in Roman Britain. C.E.P. Rosser. Manchester M.A. 1961.

The religions of Roman Britain. Judith A.P. Angles. London M.A. 1956.

The religions of Roman Britain. Bridgett E.A. Jones. London M.A. 1955.

A survey of the indigenous, Celtic and Teutonic cults of Roman Britain. J. Herbert. Wales M.A. 1954.

Temples and shrines in Roman Britain: their architecture, chronology and distribution. M.J.T. Lewis. Cambridge Ph.D. 1963.

The sculptured decoration on Roman votive altars and pedestals from northern Britain. J. Kewley. Durham Ph.D. 1970.

Christian evidence (archaeological and documentary) in Roman and sub-Roman north Britain. J. Wall. Bristol M.A. 1966.

The ethnic connections and status of civilians of non-British origin in the Roman province of Britain. A.W. Lingard. Sheffield M.A. 1954.

Roman civilians and the frontier region of Roman Britain. P. Salway. Cambridge Ph.D. 1958.

The milestones and turrets of Hadrian's Wall and their allocation to legionary construction teams. Mrs. Joyce Moss, née Hooley. Durham M.A. 1969.

Pottery from the milecastles and turrets on Hadrian's Wall. J.D. Dockerill. Durham M.A. 1969.

Romanisation in south-west Scotland. A. Wilson. Durham M.A. 1966.

The archaeology of Roman Durham. K.A. Steer. Durham Ph.D. 1938.

Roman military dispositions west of the Pennines, with some observations on the native population of that area. E. Jones. Liverpool M.A. 1962.

The Roman occupation of west Cumberland. A.H.N. Williams. Wales M.A. 1927.

The Roman occupation of north Lancashire and south Westmorland. J.P. Newsome. Durham M.A. 1958.

The Romano-British settlements of Westmorland: a study in cultural ecology. R.A. Webster. Reading Ph.D. 1968/9.

Roman Britain and its defence measures against Irish incursions. Ann M. Dornier. Durham M.A. 1969.

The non-military aspects of the Roman occupation of Wales. B. Jones. Wales M.A. 1935.

The Roman occupation of North Wales and Chester. W.E. Griffiths. Wales M.A. 1947.

Roman Chester - a reconsideration. T.F. Wright. Durham M.A. 1955.

The defences and intra-mural buildings of the Roman legionary fortress at Chester. G.A. Webster. Manchester M.A. 1951.

Caerwent and the Roman occupation of South Wales. V.E.N. Williams. Wales M.A. 1924.

Castle Lyons, the works-depot of the 20th Legion at Holt, Denbighshire. (A description and history of the site, with a catalogue of the pottery and other objects found, its place in the history of the Roman occupation of North Wales, together with a study of the Romano-British pottery industry.) W.F. Grimes. Wales M.A. 1930.

The history and archaeology of Roman Chichester. Jane G. Pilmer. Durham M.Litt. 1954.

Roman Chichester: a survey of its investigation. K.V. Pagan. Durham M.A. 1965.

The Brigantes. R. Pedley. Durham Ph.D. 1939.

The territory of the Cornovii from the time of Septimius Severus to the end of Roman rule. R.A. Rutland. Keele M.A. 1965.

Pre-Flavian military activity in Roman Britain. A.M. French. Bristol M.Litt. 1966.

The organisation and disposition of the Roman army in Britain in the 2nd and 3rd centuries. J. Maiden. Manchester M.A. 1954.

A Roman military problem: a reassessment of Wales and the southern Pennines in the 2nd century A.D. Mary G. Simpson. Oxford D.Phil. 1960.

The representation of the mints in operation under Constantine I in coinage found in south-east England. Dorothy F. Bushell. London M.A. 1956.

Roman coinage of the 4th century in Britain. Mrs. Alison Ravetz. Leeds Ph.D. 1963.

Magnus Maximus and the end of Roman Britain. D.A. Gillett. Durham M.A. 1960.

The Vallum reconsidered. Brenda Swinbank. Durham Ph.D. 1954.