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li·mes (L),

(lī'mēz), The plural of this word is lim'ites, not limes.
A boundary, limit, or threshold.
See also: L doses.


A boundary, limit, or threshold.
See also: L doses


(L) (lī'mēz)
A boundary or threshold.
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The Frontiers of the Roman Empire World Heritage Site represents the borderline of the Roman Empire at its furthest extent in the second Century.
Admittedly, even as these developments transcended the former frontiers of the Roman empire, spreading to Scandinavia and the lands north of the Danube, there still remained something vaguely Roman about them.
For Williams the story of the frontiers of the Roman Empire is one of emperors, bricks, and mortar, and neither the Romans living on the frontier nor those living across it receive much attention.
The Duke of Gloucester was at Housesteads Roman Fort on Hadrian's Wall to unveil the plaque renaming the wall as part of the new Frontiers of the Roman Empire Trans-national World Heritage Site.
They include Stonehenge, the Frontiers of the Roman Empire including Hadrian's Wall, Westminster Palace and the Tower of London.
Prof Sebastian Sommer, chairman of the German sections of the Frontiers of the Roman Empire World Heritage Site, of which Hadrian's Wall is a part, said:"On my first pilgrimage in 1989 there were not only archaeologists and historians, but also economists, carpenters, stone masons, housewives, - all sorts of interested and interesting people."
Frontiers of the Roman Empire The Danube Limes (Austria / Germany / Hungary /Slovakia)
He is the author of Warfare in Roman Europe, AD 350-425 in 1998, and Frontiers of the Roman Empire in 2012) covers the rise of Christianity, the key Church Councils, the fall of the West to the Barbarians, the Justinianic reconquest, and concludes with the twin wars against Persians and Arabs in the seventh century AD.
The decision on the inscription is expected in summer 2019, the Sme daily wrote .The Danube LimesThe Frontiers of the Roman Empire - Danube Limes nomination project was established as a cooperation between Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary.
By the middle of the fourth century A.D., German tribes were settled all along the northern frontiers of the Roman Empire, from the Rhine to the Danube.
Examples around the world include the Pyramids, the Machu Picchu, the Victoria Falls, the Great Barrier Reef, the historic centre of Florence, and the Frontiers of the Roman Empire, including Hadrian's Wall.