Topography of Roman Scotland, north of the Antonine Wall by Osbert Guy Stanhope Crawford

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  • Scotland -- Antiquities, Roman

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StatementBy O. G. S. Crawford.
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LC ClassificationsDA777.5.C7
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Paginationxii, 162 p., 11 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages162
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Open LibraryOL15020870M

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It contains an introductory chapter describing the various antiquities in the course of the journey, and methods of identification on the ground and from the air. Surveying Roman Military Landscapes across Northern Britain: The planning of Roman Dere Street, Hadrian's Wall and the Vallum, and the Antonine Wall in Scotland (BAR British Series) by John Poulter, Peter McKeague, et al.

| 15 Dec   Roman Forts & Fortlets of the Antonine Wall – Interactive Map May 7, Antone Wall Map – Hadrian’s Wall is generally thought of as the northernmost border of Topography of Roman Scotland Roman Empire in Britannia, but the Romans actually pushed further north into Scotland and built another wall, the Antonine Wall.

The Romans first invaded Britain in 55 BC but did not launch a real and lasting invasion until AD Some 30 years later they reached Scotland, when Julius Agricola launched his campaign in the north in the AD 70’s. By both land and sea, it took only seven years for him to take control of much of Scotland.

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.

Get this from a library. Topography of Roman Scotland, north of the Antonine Wall. [Osbert Guy Stanhope Crawford]. 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 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.

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Topography of Roman Scotland. North of the Antonine Wall. by Crawford, O.G.S.: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at North of the Antonine Wall. Cambridge U.P Large 8vo. Hardback. 21 pls. 32 figs. This is the first such study since Crawford’s Topography of Roman Scotland North of the Antonine Wall was published in The presence of s poorly dated, marching camps in the area have long only added to the confusion about the sequence of events in this area.

This book provides a fully illustrated description, from the field, of all the Roman remains in Scotland north of the Antonine Wall (i.e.

the Forth-Clyde line). It contains an introductory chapter describing the various kinds of antiquities to be met with in the course of the journey, and the methods of identification on the ground and from the air.5/5(1). 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.

For a generation, from about AD tothe Antonine Wall was the north-west frontier of the Roman Empire. [ ]. Title: Topography of Roman Scotland: North of the Antonine Wall Item Condition: New. Author: Crawford, O. ISBN Used-like N: The book pretty much look like a new book.

This book examines that wall. Obviously this book is mostly archaeological in nature (the primary sources could cover a few pages at most), but it isn't a book solely on the archaeology of the wall. It serves as an introduction to the topic and offers a rather broad chronological look at Roman s: 2.

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. For a generation, from about AD tothe Antonine Wall was the north-west frontier of the Roman Empire.

It was carved almost years ago, around ADto commemorate the building of the Antonine Wall, the Roman frontier that ran across Scotland. 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. CUP 4to pages 19 plates and several plalns and maps in the text.

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By O. Crawford. 4to, pp. I-XII, 1–, figs. 1– pls. I-XXI, one folder and two maps on end. O.G.S. Crawford is the author of Topography of Roman Scotland ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), The Fung Kingdom Of Sennar ( av 5/5(3).

David J. Breeze was President of the Society from toand Chief Inspector of Ancient Monuments, Scotland, from to His research interests are Roman frontiers and the Roman army.

He has excavated and published on both Hadrian’s Wall and the Antonine Wall. He gave the Rhind Lectures in ×. From fierce fighters of Caledonia to the mountainous terrain of the north, many reasons have been offered as to why the Romans lasted only 80 years north of the Antonine Wall. The Romans had established a military presence north of the Antonine Wall during the previous century.

In the early 80s AD, Gnaeus Julius Agricola, the Roman governor of Britannia, lead a sizeable army (including the famous Ninth Legion) deep into Scotland and. Ardoch Roman Fort is an archaeological site just outside the village of Braco in Perthshire, Scotland, about 7 miles south of Crieff.

At Ardoch are the remains of a Roman fort and several marching camps which included a signal tower. Part of the Roman Gask Ridge, it is said to be one of the most complete Roman camps in Britain, and is one of the best-preserved series of Roman military. Bearsden: A Roman Fort on the Antonine Wall Portmahomack on Tarbat Ness: Changing Ideologies in North-east Scotland, Sixth to Sixteenth Century AD The Scottish Antiquarian Tradition: Essays to mark the bicentenary of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland – 1.

Antonine Wall Without doubt Scotland’s most important and substantial Roman remain, the Antonine Wall was built by the Romans beginning in AD and stretched thirty miles across the country’s central belt, from the Firth of Forth to the Firth of Clyde. Normandykes (Grid Reference: NO ) is the site of a Roman marching camp 1 mile ( km) to the southwest of Peterculter, City of Aberdeen, Scotland.

The near-rectangular site, measuring approximately by metres ( by yd), covers about acres (43 ha) of the summit and eastern slopes of a hill overlooking the River Dee and the B road further south.

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that were either part of the original artifact. Remnants of the Antonine Wall still stretch across the country. places of interest and events celebrating Scotland's Roman past along this route.

and enter to win the second edition of our. Housesteads is one of the most important forts on Hadrian's Wall. Extensive excavations were carried out between and by Newcastle University. Combining the results with those of excavations done between and by Durham University, we now have a complete plan of the north .The Romans would make an attempt to advance their sphere of control northward again, with the construction of the Antonine Wall.

At first used in conjunction with Hadrian’s Wall, it was later abandoned in favour of the latter as the only barrier between Rome and the Caledonians.The Antonine Wall has been visible as an upstanding earthwork across the central belt of Scotland between Forth & Clyde since its construction by the Roman legions over 1, years ago, early in the reign of the Roman emperor Antoninus Pius.

This book takes up its story from the time of its abandonment in the reign of Pius' successor, Marcus.

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