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The Antonine Wall

Geoff B. Bailey

The Antonine Wall

Rome"s northern frontier

by Geoff B. Bailey

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Published by Falkirk Council in Falkirk .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antonine Wall (Scotland) -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Antonine Wall (Scotland) -- History -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Rome -- Boundaries -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Geoff B. Bailey ; with reconstructions by Mike Moore.
    GenreJuvenile literature., Pictorial works
    ContributionsMoore, Mike., Falkirk (Scotland). Council.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22031399M
    ISBN 100954045327
    OCLC/WorldCa55020783

    It was demolished for its stone inthough a replica exists at Penicuik House. But while the Romans did establish many forts and temporary camps further north of the Antonine Wall in order to protect The Antonine Wall book routes to the north of Scotland, they did not conquer the Caledoniansand the Antonine Wall suffered many attacks. The problems are when and for how long, and whether the phases ended because of defeat or deliberate withdrawal. The stone foundations and wing walls of the original forts on the Antonine Wall demonstrate that the original plan was to build a stone wall similar to Hadrian's Wall, but this was quickly amended.

    Nevertheless, they carried it for many The Antonine Wall book between the two bays or inlets of the sea of which we have spoken; to the end that where the protection of the water was wanting, they might use the rampart to defend their borders from the irruptions of the enemies. The Antonine Wall was shorter than Hadrian's Wall and built of turf on a stone foundation, but it was still an impressive achievement. The wall was intended to extend Roman territory and dominance by replacing Hadrian's Wall kilometres 99 miles miles to the south, as the frontier of Britannia. But while the Romans did establish many forts and temporary camps further north of the Antonine Wall in order to protect their routes to the north of Scotland, they did not conquer the Caledoniansand the Antonine Wall suffered many attacks. The Bridgeness Slab - The easternmost distance slab In addition to the line of the Wall itself there are a number of coastal forts both in the East e.

    This evolved over time into Graham's dyke [22] [23] — a name still found in Bo'ness at the wall's eastern end — and then linked with Clan Graham. Post-Roman history. Pressure from the Caledonians may have led Antoninus to send the empire's troops farther north. It is also expected that lottery funding will allow replicas of distance markers to be placed along the length of the wall. Its ruins are less visible than the better known Hadrian's Wall to the south.


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It was built under the orders of Antoninus Pius in the early The Antonine Wall book, and was permanently abandoned in the s. Interested in walking the wall? Pressure from the Caledonians may have led Antoninus to send the empire's troops further north. In addition a number of forts farther north were brought back into service in the Gask Ridge area, including ArdochStrageathBertha Perth [7] and probably Dalginross and Cargill.

Of the work there erected, that is, of a rampart of great breadth and height, there are evident remains to be seen at this day [AD ]. Walk the wall - roam like the Romans - or just enjoy a few hours out. Related information. And he would appear to have believed that the ditch-and-mound barrier known as the Vallum just to the south of, and contemporary with, Hadrian's Wall was the rampart constructed by Severus.

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Some of the turrets were demolished between this period and c. Such The Antonine Wall book were usually produced at times of military success, but they do not always explicitly state this.

Many centuries would pass before just who built what became apparent. There are various sections of the Antonine Wall still available to view along the trail. It was demolished The Antonine Wall book its stone inthough a replica exists at Penicuik House.

This name is the same one found as Grim's Ditch several times in England in connection with early ramparts: for example, near WallingfordOxfordshire or between Berkhamsted Herts and Bradenham Bucks.

Although this re-occupation only lasted a few years, the wall is sometimes referred to by later Roman historians as the Severan Wall.

He says it was found near the farm at Summerston on the banks of the Kelvin. This forces a reliance on what is recovered from the ground. The barrier, built from east to west, stretched between the Firth of Forth at Bo'ness and the mouth of the River Clyde at Old Kilpatrick.

The wall was intended to extend Roman territory and dominance by replacing Hadrian's Wall kilometres 99 miles to the south, as the frontier of Britannia. The problems are when and for how long, and whether the phases ended because of defeat or deliberate withdrawal.

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You can find the best surviving stretch of ditch at Watling LodgeFalkirk. It passes very close to the Falkirk Wheel - another monument, albeit a little bit more modern.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. The Antonine Wall runs roughly between the Firth of Clyde and the Firth The Antonine Wall book Forth and would have roughly been approx 40 miles long and was built of Turf rather than The Antonine Wall book 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.

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 Pdf Wall runs roughly between the Firth of Clyde and the Pdf 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.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.the Antonine Wall is an invaluable and fascinating part of this country's varied and ebook 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.