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Isaac, B. and Roll, I. 1979: ‘Legio II Traiana in Judaea ’, Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 33, 149–56

Pincus, J. DeSmet, T., Tepper, Y. and Adams, M. J. 2013: ‘Ground Penetrating Radar and Electromagnetic Archaeogeophysical Investigations at the Roman Legionary Camp at Legio, Israel’, Archaeological Prospection 1-13

Tepper, Y. 2002: ‘Lajjun–Legio in Israel: results of a survey in and around the military camp area’, in Freeman, P., Bennett, J., Fiema, Z.T., and Hoffmann, B. (eds.), Limes XVIII. Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Roman Frontier Studies held in Amman, Jordan (September 2000), BAR International Series 1084, Oxford, 231–42

Tepper, Y. 2007: ‘The Roman legionary camp at Legio, Israel: results of an archaeological survey and observations on the Roman military presence at the site’, in Lewin, A.S. and Pellegrini, P. (eds), The Late Roman Army in the Near East from Diocletian to the Arab Conquest. Proceedings of a Colloquium Held at Potenza, Acerenza and Matera, Italy (May 2005), BAR S1717, Oxford, 57–72

Tepper, Y. and di Segni, L. 2005: A Christian Prayer Hall of the Third Century CE at Kefar ‘Othnay (Legio). Excavations at the Megiddo Prison, Jerusalem

Tsuk, T. 1988/9: ‘The aqueduct to Legio and the location of the camp of the VIth Roman Legion’, Tel Aviv 15–16, 92–7


Eck, W. and Tepper, Y. 2001: ‘A dedication to Silvanus near the camp of the Legio VI Ferrata near Lajjun’, Scripta Classica Israelica 20, 85–8

Rahmani, L.Y. 1981: ‘A Roman patera from Lajjun’, Israel Exploration Journal 31, 190–6

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