The Roman empire was subdivided into provinces
that served as units for administrative purposes.
But, what do we know of the boundaries
of these provinces and of their internal structure?
Not much. In order to better understand
the nature and function of the empire’s internal
frontiers, and to assess the territorial, social
and economic structure of provincial organization,
an international project was launched by
the University of Zurich.ngs of the 2016 RAC session in Rome.