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Antonine Wall

Anne S. Robertson

Antonine Wall

a handbook to the Roman Wall between Forth and Clyde and a guide to its surviving remains

by Anne S. Robertson

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Published by Glasgow Archaeological Society in Glasgow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Anne S. Robertson.
ContributionsGlasgow Archaeological Society.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20183805M

Antonine Wall Scotland still bears an enormous scar of its Roman past. Sign up for our newsletter and enter to win the second edition of our book, Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the. Historic Environment Scotland is the lead public body established to investigate, care for and promote Scotland’s historic environment. Browse the website today, or contact us to learn more.

Castlecary fort 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. For more information on visiting the Antonine Wall, please visit freelancerscomic.com The latest Tweets from The Antonine Wall (@AntonineWall). Official Twitter feed of the @HLFScotland-funded "Rediscovering the Antonine Wall" project. ScotlandFollowers: K.

About the Book. 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 to , the Antonine Wall was the north-west frontier of the Roman Empire. Feb 15,  · The Antiquarian Rediscovery of the Antonine Wall by Lawrence Keppie is published by The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (pp, £30); Hadrian's Wall: Author: Charlotte Higgins.


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Nov 08,  · Chronicling an invaluable period during Scotland's varied and violent past, this history of the Antonine Wall examines the enigmatic life of Emperor Antoninus Pius as well as the motives for both the construction and abandonment of the freelancerscomic.com by: 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. The Antonine Wall book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(1).

freelancerscomic.com: antonine wall. Skip to main content. Try Prime All Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. The Antonine Wall By (author) David Breeze 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.

Summary: "Despite a lengthy reign, relatively little is known about Antoninus Pius. This book examines his life, and places the reasons for the construction and abandonment of the Wall within the framework of his reign and the wider imperial context. Details of where to see the Wall are also included in a short gazetteer."--Jacket.

The biggest, most awe-inspiring building project the people of Scotland had ever seen, the Antonine Wall stretched right across the country, from Antonine Wall book to Forth.

Constructed around AD by the Romans to mark the north-west frontier of their empire, the Wall was a mighty symbol of their power and authority.

Suggested Routes Along the Wall Walking & Cycling Guides Get Involved About the Wall The Romans in Scotland Roman Frontiers Building the Wall Materials Transport Structures Legions & Auxiliary Units Living on the Wall Soldier Civilian Child Beyond the Wall Key Artefacts 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 laterAuthor: Tristan Hughes. The resulting Antonine Wall stretched for 37 miles (59 km) along the narrow isthmus between the estuaries of the Rivers Forth and Clyde. Within two decades, however, the Antonine Wall was abandoned in favour of Hadrian’s Wall, which continued in.

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. Email this Article Antonine Wall.

Oct 21,  · The Cohort is also known at sites along Hadrian’s Wall, such as Carrawburgh. Veteran of the British Army John Richardson is the founder of the Roman Living History Society, “The Antonine Guard”. The Romans and The Antonine Wall of Scotland is his first book and was published on 26 Septemberby Lulu Self-Publishing.

Chronicling an invaluable period during Scotland's varied and violent past, this history of the Antonine Wall examines the enigmatic life of Emperor Antoninus Pius as well as the motives for both 5/5(1).

Apr 01,  · The Antonine Wall by David John Breeze Paperback Book, pages Description Chronicling an invaluable period during Scotland's varied and violent past, this history of the Antonine Wall examines the enigmatic life of Emperor Antoninus Pius as well as the motives for both the construction and abandonment of the freelancerscomic.com: Buy The Antonine Wall (Paperback) at freelancerscomic.com All Departments Auto & Tire Baby Beauty Books Cell Phones Clothing Electronics Food.

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Jan 14,  · David Breeze prepared the bid for World Heritage Site status for the Antonine Wall and now leads the team implementing the management plan for the frontier. He was formerly Chief Inspector of Ancient Monuments for Scotland.

He has written books on Roman Scotland and Hadrian's Wall, as well as the Roman army/5(7). Apr 19,  · The wall itself consisted of a turf embankment (agger) topped by a wooden battlement or barricade of sorts (vallum) behind the ditch. You can read more about the specifics of Roman defences HERE.

Unlike Hadrian’s Wall, which had ditches, or fossae, in front and behind, the Antonine Wall had but one fossa in front. It also had a military road.

The Antonine Wall: A handbook to the Roman wall between Forth and Clyde and a guide to its surviving remains by Anne S Robertson | 1 Jan out of 5 stars 1. The Antonine wall walk is part of the new John Muir Way, a new long distance path that runs from Dunbar in East Lothian to Helensburgh.

The John Muir way opens in April 0. Sep 12,  · Construction of the Antonine Wall begins. AD - construction completed. AD - Marcus Aurelius now emperor. Antonine Wall abandoned and Hadrian's Wall now reoccupied.

As you can see from this rough timeline, the Antonine Wall was really only used for a very short period of time - perhaps 8 years from completion to abandonment.In The Antonine Wall, David J.

Breeze, author of a number of books on Roman Britain, takes a comprehensive look at Rome's northern frontier and this rather enigmatic defensive line. He provides an excellent analysis of contemporary strategic and military conditions, discusses the construction of the wall, and its several functions (since it was.the Antonine Wall is an invaluable and fascinating part of this country's varied and violent history.

For a generation, from about to AD, In this meticulously researched book, David Breeze examines this enigmatic life and the reasons for the construction and abandonment of his Wall.