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Dr Roger S. O. Tomlin
MA, DPhil, FSA


Chief Researcher, Roman Inscriptions of Britain III
Fellow, Wolfson College


Wolfson College


Research Keywords:

Late Roman History, Roman Britain, Roman Epigraphy

Selected Publications:

'Spes Saeculi: Augustine's Worldly Ambition and Career ', in A Companion to Augustine, M. Vessey (ed.), (Wiley-Blackwell 2012), 57-68.

'Antoninus Pius to Rescuporis son of Bithus: A Roman military diploma for the army of Thrace dated 5 September 160', in Utere felix vivas: Festschrift für Jürgen Oldenstein, P. Jung and N. Schücker (eds.), (2012), 267 ff.

'Not to Mention the Tablets: Vindolanda's other inscriptions', Arch. Ael., Vol: 41, (2012), 207-15.

'Roman Britain in 2011: III, Inscriptions', Britannia, Vol: 43, (2012), 395-421.

'The book in Roman Britain', in The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain Vol. I , R. Gameson (ed.), (Cambridge 2012), 375-88.

'Protective Spells in Roman Britain', in L'écriture dans la maison romaine, M. Corbier and J.-P. Guilhembet (eds.), (2011), 137-44.

'Roman Britain in 2010: III, Inscriptions', Britannia, Vol: 42, (2011), 439-66.

'The Vindolanda Writing-Tablets (Tabulae Vindolandenses IV, Part 2)', Co-author: A.K. Bowman and J.D.Thomas, Britannia, Vol: 41, (2011), 113-44.

'Writing and Communication', in Artefacts in Roman Britain: Their Purpose and Use, L. Allason-Jones (ed.), (Cambridge 2011), 133-52.

'Cursing a Thief in Iberia and Britain', in Magical Practice in the Latin West: Papers from the International Conference held at the University of Zaragoza 30 Sept. - 1 Oct. 2005, R.L. Gordon and F. Marco Simón (eds.), (Leiden/Boston 2010), 245-73.

'Roman Britain in 2009: III, Inscriptions', Britannia, Vol: 41, (2010), 441-69.

'The inscriptions', in The Hoxne Late Roman Treasure: Gold jewellery and silver plate, Catherine Johns (ed.), (2010), 165-73.

'The Vindolanda Writing-Tablets (Tabulae Vindolandenses IV, Part 1)', Co-author: A.K. Bowman and J.D.Thomas, Britannia, Vol: 41, (2010), 187-224.

'Emptio Bovis Frisica: the 'Frisian Ox Sale' Reconsidered', Co-author: A.K. Bowman and K.A. Worp, (2009), 156-70.

'Roman Britain in 2008: III, Inscriptions', Britannia, Vol: 40, (2009), 313-63.

'Words from the Western Frontier: Roman writing-tablets from Wales and Carlisle', in Centrality and Marginality of Ancient Documents, S. Urano and Y. Fukinori (eds.), (Tokyo 2009), 241-70.

The Roman Inscriptions of Britain, III: Inscriptions on Stone found or notified between 1 January 1955 and 31 December 2006, Co-author: R.P. Wright and M.W.C. Hassall, (2009), 505.