Includes bibliographical references (p. -314) and index.
Introduction : transport and the economy of the Roman world -- The geography, topography and land transport networks of Egypt -- Transport animals and wagons -- Animal use and maintenance -- Animal trade and ownership -- State control of animal ownership -- Animal requisition -- State grain transport -- Deserts and military supply -- Trade and transport -- Transport and the land economy -- Conclusion.
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