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The Antonine Wall

Anne S. Robertson

The 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

    Places:
  • Scotland,
  • Great Britain,
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Antonine Wall (Scotland) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Fortification, Roman -- Scotland.,
    • Walls, Roman -- Scotland.,
    • Romans -- Scotland.,
    • Scotland -- Antiquities, Roman -- Guidebooks.,
    • Great Britain -- History, Military -- 55 B.C.-449 A.D.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 91-94.

      Statementby Anne S. Robertson.
      ContributionsGlasgow Archaeological Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA777.7.A5 R6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination99 p., 5 plates (1 fold.)
      Number of Pages99
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5727723M
      ISBN 100902018000
      LC Control Number70482976
      OCLC/WorldCa110281

      This led to later scholars like Bede mistaking references to the Antonine Wall for ones to Hadrian’s Wall. The Antonine Wall, also called Vallum Antonini, ran between the estuaries of the rivers Forth and Clyde in what is now Scotland. It had a stone foundation with a turf wall on top. Each two miles there was a fort. The Antonine Wall runs roughly between the Firth of Clyde and the Firth of Forth and would have roughly been approx 40 miles long and was built of Turf rather than Stone like the more famous Hadrians Wall.. Parts of it can be found at Bearsden on the northern outskirts of Glasgow where many streets and roads have Roman related names.

      Apr 04,  · The Antonine Wall was protected by 16 forts with small fortlets between them; troop movement was facilitated by a road linking all the sites known as the Military Way. The soldiers who built the wall commemorated the construction and their struggles with the Caledonians in decorative slabs, twenty of which still survive. 5/5(). Jan 24,  · 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 /5(14).

      Breeze then goes on to discuss the probable reasons for the wall's abandonment, and provides an account of its subsequent history. The book, which includes a guide for tourists, is a very valuable addition to the literature of the Roman frontiers. Reviewer: A. A. Nofi. Buy it at steinrenovationanddesigngroup.com Please inform Antonine Wall Cottages and Bonnyside House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. Guests are required to show a /10(44).


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Nov 08,  · The Antonine Wall [David J. Breeze] on steinrenovationanddesigngroup.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Chronicling an invaluable period during Scotland's varied and violent pastCited by: Nov 08,  · The Antonine Wall [David Breeze] on steinrenovationanddesigngroup.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

As the most advanced frontier construction of its time, and as definitive evidence of 5/5(1). 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. 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.

The Antonine Wall, begun in AD during the reign of the Roman emperor Antoninus The Antonine Wall book, 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 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. Get this from a library.

The Antonine Wall. [David J Breeze; Historic Scotland.] -- "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.

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 /5.

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.

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.

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. Oct 17,  · Hotels near Antonine Roman Wall: ( mi) Antonine Wall Cottages ( mi) The Plough Hotel ( mi) Premier Inn Falkirk (Larbert) hotel ( mi) Oaklands ( mi) Plane Castle; View all hotels near Antonine Roman Wall on Tripadvisor4/4().

Jan 14,  · 'This is a distinguished book on all levels, eminently readable for a lay public but essential too for scholars' --Colin Martin, History Scotland About the Author. 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/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. West of Falkirk, Bonnybridge is home to the most extensive remains of the Antonine Wall, a mile-long Roman earthwork fortification that marked the northernmost limit of the Roman steinrenovationanddesigngroup.comon: Off A, Bonnybridge, Falkirk, Scotland.

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.

Representing the northernmost frontier barrier of the Roman Empire, it spa. 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 barricade.

Attributing its construction to the Roman army, this comprehensive study identifies the Antonine Wall as evidence of the Roman presence in Scotland 5/5(1). Substantial lengths of the Antonine Wall can still be seen at various sites across the Falkirk area including: Rough Castle (one of the best preserved Roman forts), Polmont Wood, Kinneil Fortlet in Kinneil Estate, Callendar Park, Tamfourhill in Camelon and Seabegs Wood.

Walk the wall - roam like the Romans - or just enjoy a few hours out. An overview of Seabegs Wood, a well-preserved stretch of the Antonine Wall and a section of the Military Way. Visit the location today, or contact Historic Environment Scotland for more information. 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.

Representing 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.The Antonine Wall was the most northerly frontier of the Roman Empire nearly 2, years ago.

It ran for 40 Roman miles (60km) from modern Bo’ness on the Firth of Forth to Old Kilpatrick on the River Clyde. At the time it was built, the wall was the most complex frontier ever constructed by the.Apr 14,  · The Antonine Wall was around 37 miles long.

Running from Old Kilpatrick on the west coast to near Bo’ness in the east, the Antonine Wall was around 37 miles (60km) long and crosses five modern local authorities. It would take you around 12 hours to walk the whole length of the wall!

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