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Roman Britain map reveals the ancient roads built years ago that you still drive on today History Of England, Uk History, Roman History, British History, World History, Tudor History, African History, History Facts, Map Of Britain

Roman Britain map reveals the ancient roads built 2,000 years ago that you still drive on today

A FASCINATING map reveals the ancient Roman roads Britons still use every day. The 2,000-year-old highways include key routes around London, Manchester, Cardiff and Bath.

The Colchester Vase, around 175 AD, Colchester Castle Museum, Camulodunum (Roman Colchester) Ancient Rome Gladiators, Roman Gladiators, Historical Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Roman History, Art History, Roman Britain, Ancient Beauty, Roman Art

The Colchester Vase, around 175 AD, Colchester Castle Museum, Camulodunum (Roman Colchester)

In 1848 this beautifully decorated pot was discovered in a Roman grave at West Lodge in Colchester. It dates from around AD 175 and was probably made in Colchester. Four gladiators can be seen on the base. Above them are inscribed the names Secundus, Mario, Memnon and Valentinus. It is one of the finest examples of ceramic art know from Roman Britain.

Pictures of Places Along Hadrian's Wall: Chesters Fort Strongroom Hadrian's Wall, Roman Roads, Roman Britain, Great Wall Of China, Medieval Castle, English Countryside, England Uk, Ancient Rome, British Isles

Why Was Hadrian's Wall Built?

The Roman Emperor Hadrian started to build what became known as Hadrian's Wall to keep the "barbarian" Picts from Scotland out of Roman Britain.

Richborough Roman Fort and Amphitheatre, Kent England Ancient Ruins, Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Medieval, Roman Britain, Classical Antiquity, Kent England, Roman History, English Heritage

Richborough Roman Fort

Richborough is perhaps the most symbolically important of all Roman sites in Britain, witnessing both the beginning and almost the end of Roman rule here.

BBC - Primary History - Romans - Roman defence of BritainBits of Roman road can still be seen. Soldiers and carts used this cobbled road (at Blackstone Edge in Lancashire) to travel between Mamucium (Manchester) and Yorkshire. Rome Antique, Art Antique, Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Ancient Aliens, Ancient Greece, Primary History, Roman Roads, Roman Britain

What was it like in Roman Britain?

What was everyday life like for Romans living in Britain? Learn about Roman villas, technology and family life in this BBC Bitesize KS2 History guide.

Roman fort at Vindolanda. This is the main road through the "village" just outside the fortified walls. Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient Ruins, Ancient Rome, Ancient History, European History, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Greece, American History, Roman Architecture

Vindolanda main street

Roman fort at Vindolanda. This is the main road through the "village" just outside the fortified walls.

Gravestone of T. Flavius Bassus, horseman Stele of T. Flavius Bassus, eques of the ala Noricum (CIL Late century AD. Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Anglo Dutch Wars, Trajan's Column, Pax Romana, Roman Legion, Roman Britain, Before The Fall, Roman Art

Armoury of the Bricoleur?

Recent scholarship has usefully applied Lévi-Strauss’ bricolage metaphor to examine the way in which new forms of ‘Roman’ identity emerged through the incorporation of pre-existing elements. This understanding corresponds closely to the processes of evolution described by Arrian in his celebrated Ars Tactica, an account of the manoeuvres and dress of Roman cavalrymen. This chapter considers the processes, bricolage included, which characterized the adoption of particular forms of dress by…

I would have to live in a place that had Roman Ruins. View from Upper Northgate Street along the Roman wall & looking down on the Shropshire Union Canal in Chester, Cheshire, UK. Places To Travel, Places To See, Roman Roads, Roman Britain, England And Scotland, Roman History, Ancient Rome, British Isles, Roman Empire

Remnants of Roman Britain: in pictures

We take a look at the ruined reminders of the Romans' time in Britain.

'Entire streets' of Roman London uncovered in the City by MOLA at the Bucklersbury/Bloomberg site through which the River Walbrook flowed leading to amazing archaeological preservation. London History, British History, Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Roman Britain, Roman History, London Museums, England And Scotland, Europe News

'Entire streets' of Roman London uncovered in the City

An archaeological dig in the heart of the City provides a unique insight into the first 400 years of London's Roman history, experts say.

Flavinus's tombstone from Corbridge, now in Hexham Abbey. Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Fall Of Constantinople, Face Anatomy, Roman Britain, Northern England, Roman History, Digital Painting Tutorials, England And Scotland

11 Stunning Stone Sculptures on Hadrian's Wall

Popular images of Hadrian's Wall tend to focus on soldiers and their weaponry; a modern image of the military: men dressed and ready to kill. There was more to life on the Wall than this.

 Soldiers of the late Roman army. Ancient Armor, Medieval Armor, Rome, Roman Armor, Military Costumes, Empire Romain, Classical Antiquity, Roman Soldiers, Roman History

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An exhibition at Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum takes a look back at the history of the "most excavated" fort on Hadrian's Wall. Excavations at the fort in Wallsend in North Tyneside, began in 1975 ahead of new housing. Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Fantasy World Map, Roman Britain, Roman History, Castle Ruins, Historical Pictures, British Isles, Roman Empire

The 'most excavated' Roman fort

A look back at the history of the "most excavated" fort on Hadrian's Wall.

The find, at the site of the fort on Hadrian's Wall, is described as "truly exceptional". Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Hadrian's Wall, Roman Britain, Roman History, Roman Art, Travel Plan, Airstream, Roman Empire

Vindolanda fort dig unearths personal messages

"Messages from the distant past" are unearthed at the site of a Roman fort

The Nymphaeum, Chedworth Roman Villa © Rob Farrow . Check out this image guys, its the best! Ancient Roman Houses, Ancient Rome, Roman Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Little Pool, Roman Britain, Roman Emperor, Roman Art, Ancient Civilizations

The Nymphaeum, Chedworth Roman Villa © Rob Farrow cc-by-sa/2.0

The Nymphaeum was a water shrine. As was usual, this little pool is fed by a natural spring. The entire villa complex depended on a fresh supply of water, so it's not surprising that they wanted to keep the Water Spirits (or... more

The ruins of Richborough in S.E England is a site of great historical importance, as many believe this is where the very first Roman landings in Britain took place. This is the story of Richborough Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Ancient History, Ancient Aliens, Roman History, European History, British History, American History

Richborough and the Romans in Britain - Where it all Began

The ruins of Richborough in S.E England is a site of great historical importance, as many believe this is where the very first Roman landings in Britain took place. This is the story of Richborough