Limes Mauretaniae

The Limes Mauretaniae was a Roman frontier territory in Africa and a defense line approximately 100 kilometers south of the modern day Algiers.[1]

It was part of the North-African borderline between the Atlantic coast and the Limes Tripolitanus.[2]

See also


  1. Tenney Frank (1959). An Economic Survey of Ancient Rome. Pageant Books. p. 68.
  2. René Ployer; Marinus Polak; Ricarda Schmidt (2017). "The frontiers of the Roman Empire: a thematic study and proposed world heritage nomination strategy" (PDF). Retrieved 25 January 2018.

Further reading

  • Nacéra Benseddik: Les troupes auxiliaires de l'armée romaine en Maurétanie Césarienne sous le Haut Empire. Algier 1979.
  • Maurice Euzennat: Le Limes de Volubilis. In: Studien zu den Militärgrenzen Roms. Bd. 6 (1967), p. 194 ff.
  • M. Euzennat: Le Limes de Tingitane. La frontière méridionale. Paris 1989.
  • Margot Klee: Grenzen des Imperiums. Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, Darmstadt 2006, ISBN 3-534-18514-5.
  • Nigel Rodgers: Die römische Armee. Tosa im Verlag Carl Ueberreiter, Wien 2008.
  • Margaret M. Roxan: The auxilia of Mauretania Tingitana. In: Latomus. Bd. 32 (1973), p. 838 ff.
  • John Warry: Warfare in The Classical World. Salamander Books, London 1980, ISBN 0-86101-034-5.
  • Derek Williams: The Reach of Rome. Constable and Company, London 1996, ISBN 0-09-476540-5.
  • Hans D. L. Viereck: Die Römische Flotte, classis Romana. Koehlers 1996, ISBN 3-930656-33-7, p. 257.
  • Salama, P. (1977). "Les Déplacements successifs du Limes en Mauretanie Césarienne (Essai de synthèse)". In Fitz, Jenő. Limes: Akten des XI Internationalen Limeskongresses. Budapest: Akademiai Kiado. pp. 577–595. ISBN 9789630513012. 

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