Seeing Roman Britain

Seeing Roman Britain

by Leonard Cottrell


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From the Scottish lowlands to the chalk cliffs of Dover, the Romans have left many impressive traces of their 500-year occupation of mainland Britain. Their roads criss-cross the landscape, & the names of their towns survive in modern cities. This is a personal account of the authors 3,500-mile journey around the best-known ancient sites & highways. In addition to describing the monuments & excavations accessible to present-day visitors, he provides a scholarly & imaginative reconstruction of Roman life & culture, together with 8 maps & 58 photos of places & artifacts. A table of the chief historical events charts the rise & fall of Roman influence.

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ISBN-13: 9780788194214
Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/01/2000
Pages: 295
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

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