The Notitia Dignitatum is a register of all offices and ranks within the Roman Empire, both civil and military, and seems to date from the late 4th century, although dates as early as the late 3rd century and as late as AD 425, after the presumed end of Roman Britain have been suggested. Its purpose is not clear - we cannot even be certain that it was an official document. It contains details about finance, mints, imperial enterprises such as weaving houses, and lists of stations with names of the garrisons.

The British portions of it are discussed more fully on the Notitia Dignitatum page of our website.

Notitia Dignitatum