wall of Antonine

by John Collingwood Bruce

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  • Walls, Roman -- Scotland.,
  • Fortification -- Scotland.,
  • Antonine Wall (Scotland),
  • Scotland -- Antiquities.

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Statementby Dr. Collingwood Bruce ....
ContributionsBritish Archaeological Association.
The Physical Object
Paginationp.[131]-144 ;
Number of Pages144
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  The wall was in use for only eight years before the decision was made to relocate back to Hadrian’s Wall. In , Emperor Septimius Severus had ambitions of expansion and re-established the Legions at the Antonine Wall where he repaired and carried out reconstruction works. (This period refers to the Antonine Wall as the Severan Wall). The Antonine Wall 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 (16 feet) wide. Wall of Antoninus, Antonine Wall. The second and more northerly of the two walls constructed across northern Britain by the Romans in the 2nd cent. On the death of Hadr Hadrians Wall, Hadrian's Wall was a Roman frontier work of the early 2nd cent. running 70 miles from the Tyne near Newcastle to the Solway west of Carlisle. Commenc. Antonine Wall monument, Auld Kirk Museum, Kirkintilloch, East 1, × 1,; KB Antonine × ; 14 KB Antonine's Wall at Watling Lodge - - jpg × ; 87 KB.

  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 . 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 . 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 Clyde. 85 relations. Oct 9, - Explore Teresa Stewart's board "Antoine Wall - Scotland", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about scotland, roman britain, hadrians wall pins.

- This Pin was discovered by ~ Rose Ann ~. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest.   Antonine Wall Romans Constructed Early s near Strathclyde Scotland. The Antoinine Wall near Strathclyde was constructed in the early Roman Period around / AD. This was on the occupation of the Scottish Lowlands under the orders of Emperor Antonius Pius ()There is more left at this site than you might imagine and it is part of a.

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Antoninus Pius, whom the wall was named after, reigned longer than any other emperor with the exception of its founder Augustus. Yet relatively little is known about wall of Antonine book. In this meticulously researched book, David Breeze examines this enigmatic life and the reasons for the construction and abandonment of his Wall/5(7).

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 by: The Antonine Wall book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Chronicling an invaluable period during Scotland's varied and viol /5.

The Antonine Wall The Antonine Wall is the most important surviving Roman Monument in Scotland. This booklet is published as part of the process of its nomination as a World Heritage Site in order to explain the Wall and its protection. NEVER MISS AN ISSUE. Synopsis 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. Due attention is paid to the people of the Wall, not just the officers and soldiers, but their womenfolk and children. Important aspects of the book are new developments in the recording, interpretation and presentation of the Antonine Wall to today's visitors.

wall of Antonine book By Lauren Crooks. A project to promote the rich history of the Antonine Wall is being held up as an example of best practice in cultural heritage throughout Europe.

The Rediscovering the Antonine Wall project is one of only 30 sites being included in the European guide for Cultural Heritage in Action, and the only one from the UK. Edge of Empire, Rome's Scottish Frontier: The Antonine Wall. by David J. Breeze | 11 Jun Paperback. ££ Pre-order Price Guarantee.

FREE Delivery by Amazon. This title will be released on J   The Antonine Wall: Papers in Honour of Professor Lawrence Keppie. Edited by David J. Breeze and William S.

Hanson. xmm; pages; figures; 15 tables; ToC. Paperback: £ PDF eBook: FREE to download in Open Access. Buy or Download Here. The biggest, most awe-inspiring building project the people of Scotland had ever seen, the Antonine Wall stretched right across the country, from Clyde 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. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Ordnance Survey map of the Antonine Wall (scaleSouthampton: Ordnance Survey, 64 x   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.

Though the Antonine Wall is mentioned in the text, it does not appear on UNESCO's map of world heritage properties.

Mapping The Wall. The first capable effort to systematically map the Antonine Wall was undertaken in by William Roy, of Ordnance Survey fame. The Antonine Wall. likes.

Celebrating the Antonine Wall, begun around ADremnants of which remain right from Clydebank through to Falkirk. When complete, the Antonine Wall comprised a bank of turf almost 3m high and 4m wide, topped with an imposing wooden palisade.

Between sixteen to nineteen forts were built along the length of the wall to house the many hundreds of Roman soldiers that manned this brave (but chilly) new frontier. 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. ‎Allandale, the village built on top of the Antonine Wall, bordered in the north by the Forth and Clyde Canal and on the south by the former London, Midland, Scottish Railway looks as if it could stand for ever. The village and the adjacent brickworks were all owned by the same company.

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. The Antonine Wall Papers in honour of Professor Lawrence Keppie edited by David J. Breeze and William S. Hanson Breeze and Hanson (eds) The Antonine Wall Archaeopress Roman Archaeology 64 The Antonine Wall, the Roman frontier in Scotland, was the most northerly frontier of the Roman Empire for a generation from AD For while the impressive Roman wall which was established in AD and runs right across the north of England between Carlisle and Newcastle is now world-famous, a symbol of Roman engineering and military prowess, Scotland’s Antonine Wall, built two decades later, remains largely unknown.

Photographs of Antonine Wall and Roman Military Road at Barr Hill, Croy Hill, Seabegs Wood and Roughcastle Woods, also the Bath House in Bearsen Photo Gallery of The Antonine Wall. 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.

Rediscovering the Antonine Wall is the only UK project to be listed in a new guide by a European heritage body. IT was built to defend the most northerly outpost of the Roman empire from their most.

Antonine Wall, Roman frontier barrier in Britain, extending about miles ( km) across Scotland between the River Clyde and the Firth of Forth. The wall was built in the years after ad on the orders of the emperor Antoninus Pius by the Roman army under the command of the governor Lollius Urbicus (Quintus Lollius Urbicus).

The wall was of turf on a stone base 15 Roman feet ( The first originally covered an area of about 9 acres. It was probably used as a base for workers constructing the wall.

No remains of the camps are visible today, but the ditch of the Antonine Wall remains well-preserved. The Dullatur camps were situated along the Antonine Wall, which was built across Scotland’s central belt from AD The.

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.

This application allows you to explore, and learn more about, the Antonine Wall, part of the Frontiers of the Roman Empire World Heritage Site.

The Antonine Wall was a turf defence built by the Romans around AD, across the central belt of Scotland. Today, there are a number of forts and fortlets, a bathhouse, and impressive remains of the ditches and banks within easy reach of towns and.

On the north-west frontier of the Roman Empire, the Antonine wall was built c. CE on the orders of Antoninus Pius. The wall stretched from the Firth of Forth to the Clyde estuary. The Antonine wall was in use for just a couple of decades: many have adduced its building to Antoninus Pius's desire for an achievable victory to.

Step into the shoes of Roman soldier Julius or slave girl Verecunda and experience what life was like on the Antonine Wall nearly 2, years ago. The Fort is part of the Antonine Wall World Heritage Site in Scotland.

This educational game features: • challenges and quests for Julius and Verecunda • chance to explore their home, Bar Hill Fort, in 3D • 3D models of real archaeological.

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. The Antonine Wall’s main ditch is a monumental earthwork dug to the north of the rampart and berm.

The ditch width ranges from a narrow 4m to as wide as 20m! You can find the best surviving stretch of ditch at Watling Lodge, Falkirk. 4. You have to watch where you step.The Antonine Wall is a stone and turf fortification 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 39 miles (63 km) and was about ten feet (3 m) high and fifteen feet (5 m) ty was bolstered by a deep ditch on the north side.