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Antonine Wall report

Glasgow Archaeological Society.

Antonine Wall report

Being an account of excavations, etc.

by Glasgow Archaeological Society.

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Published by Printed for the Glasgow Archaeological Society and sold by Maclehose in Glasgow .
Written in English


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Statementmade under the direction of the Glasgow Archaeological Society during 1890-93.
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Open LibraryOL20183840M

Glasgow, The Antonine Wall And Argyll book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. While the Antonine Wall can lay claim to superlative status as Rome’s most northerly frontier, it has inevitably lain in the shadow of Hadrian’s Wall, largely owing to its less substantial remains, smaller dimensions and far shorter occupational history (cs). This disparity was somewhat redressed in when the Antonine Wall was.

  The Antonine Wall was listed as an extension to the World Heritage Site “Frontiers of the Roman Empire” on 7 July Though the Antonine Wall is mentioned in the text, it does not appear on UNESCO’s map of world heritage properties. Several individual sites along the line of the wall are in the care of Historic Scotland. These are. The Tun - Holyrood Road 12 (2f) Jackson’s Entry Edinburgh, EH8 8PJ UK +44 (0)

David John Breeze, OBE, FSA, FRSE, Hon FSA Scot, Hon MIFA is a British archaeologist, teacher and scholar of Hadrian's Wall, the Antonine Wall and the Roman army. He was the Chief Inspector of Ancient Monuments at Historic Scotland and responsible for the nomination of the Antonine Wall as a World Heritage Site/5(2). A short length of the Military Way, which ran the length of the wall Defensive lilia pits Fort and annexe defences Multiple ditches and gateways Rough Castle was one of 16 known forts along the Antonine Wall, which was built across Scotland’s central belt from AD The wall formed the north-western frontier of the Roman Empire.


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Antonine Wall report book The demolition of Victorian villas in the s led to an excavation of a Roman fort at Bearsden, near Glasgow, on the Antonine Wall, and the discovery of a Roman bath-house and latrine. The bath-house is the tip of an archaeological iceberg. Over ten seasons a substantial portion of the Roman fort was examined and its history traced.

Of particular importance was the discovery of. The Antonine Wall, known to the Romans as Vallum Antonini, was a turf fortification on stone foundations, built by the Romans across what is now the Central Belt of Scotland, between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of enting the northernmost frontier barrier of the Roman Empire, it spanned approximately 63 kilometres (39 miles) and was about 3 metres (10 feet) high and 5 metres.

Building the Wall Materials Transport Structures Legions & Auxiliary Units Living on the Wall Soldier Civilian Child Beyond the Wall Key Artefacts The Wall After the Romans World Heritage UNESCO World Heritage Sites Nomination and Inscription SOUV Buffer Zone Managing the Antonine Wall.

Download PDF The Antonine Wall Report book full free. The Antonine Wall Report available for download and read online in other formats. Hello Select your address Best Sellers Today's Deals New Releases Gift Ideas Books Electronics Customer Service Home Computers Gift Cards SellAuthor: Archaeol Glasgow Archaeological Society.

The Antonine Wall: Papers in Honour of Professor Lawrence Keppie (Archaeopress Roman Archaeology) by David J. Breeze and William S.

Hanson | 3 Apr Paperback. David J. Breeze introduces an edited festschrift volume, new from Archaeopress, where nearly 40 archaeologists, historians and heritage managers present their researches on the Antonine Wall in recognition of the work of Lawrence Keppie, formerly Professor of Roman History and Archaeology at the Hunterian Museum, Glasgow University.

The Antonine Wall, running from the Firth of Forth in the east to the Firth of Clyde in the West, was Rome’s north-western frontier for a generation in the mid-2 nd century AD.

It was built by the governor Quintus Lollius Urbicus under the orders of the Emperor Antoninus Pius, the. Visiting the Wall Interactive Map Things to See and Do Top Ten Things to Do Site by Site Museums and Heritage Centres Download the App Suggested Routes Along the Wall Walking & Cycling Guides Get Involved About the Wall The Romans in Scotland Roman Frontiers Building the Wall.

Because of this, the Antonine Wall is much less well-preserved than Hadrian’s Wall. The Wall was abandoned in It appears the Romans were unable to maintain this northern barrier and the front-line garrisons withdrew to Hadrian’s Wall.

but Septimius Severus restored it 46 years later. It is only now, in the middle of the third book, "The Antonine Wall" that the one major flaw of Harper's is starting to bother me a bit. His main characters are all super-warriors, It wears rather thin when they constantly win award after award for unbelievable feats on the battlefield.

Report Reviews:   As the most advanced frontier construction of its time, and as definitive evidence of the Romans' time in Scotland, the Antonine Wall is an invaluable and fascinating part of this country's varied and violent history.

For a generation, from about AD tothe Antonine Wall was the north-west frontier of the Roman s: 7. The Antonine Wall. likes. Celebrating the Antonine Wall, begun around ADremnants of which remain right from Clydebank through to Falkirk. - Buy Antonine Wall Report book online at best prices in India on Read Antonine Wall Report book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : Archaeol Glasgow Archaeological Society.

is a platform for academics to share research papers. The Antonine Wall, begun in AD during the reign of the Roman emperor Antoninus Pius, consisted of a turf rampart set on a stone foundation stretching 37 miles across central Scotland.

A broad ditch was dug in front of the Wall as part of the overall defenses, and. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Ordnance Survey map of the Antonine Wall (scaleSouthampton: Ordnance Survey, 64 x His book, An Antonine Trail, is designed to fit in the walking-jacket pocket and includes more than 70 colour illustrations including eight large scale day-walk maps by David Langworth.

To find. The Antonine Wall report: being an account of the excavations, etc., made under the direction of the Glasgow Archæological Society during Title: This is an uncurated book entry from our extended bookshelves, readable online now but without a stable link here.

With the coming of the Roman General Gaius Julius Caesar to Britain in both 55BC and 54BC, life changed forever for the tribes inhabiting the British islands. Emperor of Rome Antoninius Pius succeeded Emperor Hadrian on his death in AD It was Antoninius who gave orders for the Roman Army to march into Scotland.

Under his instructions the new Roman frontier was built: The Antonine Wall in. Buy The Antonine Wall by Breeze, David (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: Antonine Wall Kilsyth, Scotland United Kingdom.View on Google Maps Sign up for our newsletter and enter to win the second edition of our book, Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s.The Antonine Wall is a stone and turf fortification built by the Romans across the Midlands of Scotland, between the Firth of Forth (near modern Edinburgh) and the Firth of Clyde (near Glasgow).

The Antonine Wall is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site called Frontiers of the Roman Empire. It shares this listing with Hadrian's Wall and the German wall known as the Limes Germanicus.