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Make This Roman Fort

Author : Iain Ashman
ISBN : 1409506185
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Each page contains pieces to cut and glue to create a historical scene.
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An Ancient Roman Fort

Author : Stephen Johnson
ISBN : 1904194702
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This text presents an insight into the organisation and structure of the powerful army of ancient Rome. Find out what went on on a daily basis within the fort, and discover how the Roman army used ingenious techniques to defend the fort.
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Housesteads Roman Fort The Grandest Station

Author : Alan Rushworth
ISBN : 9781848021655
Genre : Social Science
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Housesteads is one of the most important forts on Hadrian's Wall. Extensive excavations were carried out between 1874 and 1981 by Newcastle University. Combining the results with those of excavations done between 1959 and 1961 by Durham University, we now have a complete plan of the north-east part of the fort. These excavations uncovered principally Buildings XIII, XIV and XV, plus stretches of rampartbetween the north and east gates, along with a multitude of features and stratigraphic evidence, revealing not only the sequences but also large finds assemblages. In addition to shedding much light on the material culture of the fort's occupants and the structural and chronological relationships between various parts of the fort, limited reinvestigation of Building XIV and excavatin of the east end of Building XV enabled significant reinterpretation of the original conclusions reached by the Durham investigators, including some redating of structures. These excavations uncover the full 300-year period during which the fort formed an integal part of the Roman military frontier, for much if not all of that time the base of the cohors I Tungrorum milliaria peditat. This report documents the excavations and gives full finds reports, and the analysis of the evidence has enabled the authors to provide a full history of this part of the fort.
Category: Social Science

The Idea Of The Castle In Medieval England

Author : Abigail Wheatley
ISBN : 9781903153147
Genre : Social Science
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A new way of looking at the medieval castle - as a cultural reflection of the society that produced it, seen through art and literature.
Category: Social Science

Topography Of Roman Scotland

Author : O. G. S. Crawford
ISBN : 9781107684737
Genre : History
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This 1949 book provides an illustrated description of all the Roman remains in Scotland north of the Antonine Wall (i.e. the Forth-Clyde line). It contains an introductory chapter describing the various antiquities in the course of the journey, and methods of identification on the ground and from the air.
Category: History

Roman Britain

Author : David Shotter
ISBN : 9781134364244
Genre : History
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From renowned and respected author David Shotter, this updated and expanded edition of Roman Britain offers a concise introduction to this period, drawing on the wealth of recent scholarship to explain the progress of the Romans and their objectives in conquering Britain. Key topics discussed include: * the Roman conquest of Britain * the evolution of the frontier with Scotland * the infrastructure the Romans put in place * the place of religion in Roman Britain. Taking account of recent research, this second edition includes an expanded bibliography and a number of new plates which illustrate the various aspects of the Roman occupation of Britain.
Category: History

Book Of Roman Forts In Britain

Author : Paul T. Bidwell
ISBN : STANFORD:36105020753583
Genre : Excavations (Archaeology)
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The Roman Fort Near Brecon

Author : Mortimer Wheeler
ISBN : UOM:39015005656312
Genre : Brecon (Wales)
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Theoretical Aspects Of Roman Camp And Fort Design

Author : Alan Richardson
ISBN : UOM:39015061764141
Genre : Social Science
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Comprising a rectangular enclosure bounded by a rampart and ditch, the Roman camp displayed the skills of the Roman military engineers in assessing and deploying human and other resources. This study of Roman camps, forts, fortlets and legionary fortresses examines the logistics and ergonomics of their construction, from surveying the landscape and siting the camp, to calculating its dimensions and the manpower required. Information from ancient sources, such as Polybius, Josephus and Hyginus, is used for some of the calculations and examples from Britain, including the forts along Hadrian's Wall and the Antonine Wall, are cited. The quantity of numbers and tables in this volume should not put you off; it is an accessible and interesting study of how Roman Republican and imperial armies fortified their enclaves in the field.
Category: Social Science

The Roman Fort At Old Kilpatrick

Author : Steuart Napier Miller
ISBN : UOM:39015031893897
Genre : Excavations (Archaeology)
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Traveling With Philosophes

Author : Ken Ewell
ISBN : 9780595853618
Genre : Humor
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Join a fellow traveler on a walkabout through Paris and London, and then travel with him across England, Scotland and Wales. After those walkabouts, accompany him as he journeys across America and follows the equator to Australia. Finally, wander with him along the corridors of modern and postmodern philosophy, and as he travels with old and new Philosophes, who all voiced an opinion as regards this travel book. It is a book that people won't buy, won't read and won't praise. Mark Twain After reading only a few pages, I gave up the study of philosophy forever. Voltaire I cannot look upon the book without shedding tears. Bertrand Russell If I could only make a travel book like that, I would be perfectly willing to die-even anxious. John Dewey I have seen a great many travel books in my time, but none that this one reminds me of. Will Durant This travel book is one-third fabrication, one-third prevarication and one-third barefaced lies. However, the rest of the book is the unadulterated truth. Dr. Morris A. Nussbaum
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The Roman Fort At Manchester

Author : Francis Archibald Bruton
ISBN : UOM:39015074854202
Genre : Coins, Roman
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The Roman Fort At South Shields

Author : John Dore
ISBN : UOM:39015019092264
Genre : Arbeia (South Shields, Durham)
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Category: Arbeia (South Shields, Durham)