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characters Rome on the Euphrates: The Story of a Frontier 107 ☆ When Roman legions marched into Asia Minor in BC their plan was to secure a buffer zone between the Mediterranean which they virtually owned and the area beyond which they sought to isolate rather than control Along the long frontier of the Euphrates in Turkey lay tHting her travels with the vibrant history of years of Roman warfare and the history of this mighty river Freya Stark ultimately reveals the futility of war of arbitrary boundaries and territorial conuest Rome on the Euphrates at once travel and history is one of her most magnificent and highly acclaimed works.

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Rome on the Euphrates The Story of a FrontierWhen Roman legions marched into Asia Minor in BC their plan was to secure a buffer zone between the Mediterranean which they virtually owned and the area beyond which they sought to isolate rather than control Along the long frontier of the Euphrates in Turkey lay the easternmost limits of the Roman Empire a r.