Outlying Oases (Reynolds)



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Reynolds, IRT, Chapter 12: The limitane settlements of the frontier zone lay behind a protective line of fortresses, built and manned by legionary detachments. The one of these, Ghériat el-Garbia (see Introduction to the Wadi Zem-Zem) lay on the Wadi Zemzem, on the forward edge of settled territory, covering one of the main caravan-routes from the south. The other two, Ghadames (the classical Cidamae, see 907) and Bu-Ngem, were pushed forward as outposts on the line of the other two main routes from the interior, the one following the modern western boundary of the territory, between the Sand Sea and the Hamada el-Hamra, the other being the eastern route to the Fezzan.

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