Castillejo

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The Black Phase of Castillejo has been included here as an illustration of the Republican predecessors of the true legionary fortress (a proto-fortress).

References

Site

Dobson, M. 2008: The Army of the Roman Republic: The Second Century BC, Polybius and the Camps at Numantia, Spain, Oxford

Hernández, F.M. 2006: ‘Circumvallatio of Numantia forts and siege works’, in Morillo, A. and Aurrecoechea, J. (eds), The Roman Army in Hispania. An Archaeological Guide, León, 249–62

Schulten, A. 1927: Numantia: die Ergebnisse der Ausgrabungen 1905–19. Bd.3. Die Lager des Scipio, München

Finds

Luik, M. 2002: Die Funde aus den römischen Lagern um Numantia im Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseum, Kataloge Vor- und Frühgeschichtlicher Altertümer 31, Mainz

Luik, M. 2010: ‘Los hallazgos de armas en los campamentos Romanos alrededor de Numancia (Weapon finds in Roman camps around Numantia (Soria, Spain)’, Gladius 30, 61–78 [PDF]

Schulten, A. 1927: Numantia: die Ergebnisse der Ausgrabungen 1905–19. Bd.3. Die Lager des Scipio, München

Visiting and browsing

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The Spanish Wikipedia page on Numantia includes an entry for the camp at Castillejo.


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Page last updated 23rd January 2013

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