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A Journey to Britannia: From the Heart of Rome to Hadrian's Wall, c. AD 130

Riley, Bronwen

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Title: A Journey to Britannia: From the Heart of ...

Publisher: Head of Zeus

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An evocation of a journey from Rome, the heart of Empire, to Hadrian's Wall during the reign of the emperor Hadrian. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 241 x 33. Weight in Grams: 594. . 2015. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781781851340

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Synopsis: An evocation of a journey from Rome, the heart of Empire, to Hadrian's Wall during the reign of the emperor Hadrian. By AD 125 Britannia had come of age as a Roman colony. Her major cities had been established, and the building of the wall commissioned by the emperor Hadrian on the empire's Scottish frontier was almost complete. Bronwen Riley devotes a chapter to each stage of an epic journey, describing places visited and people and objects seen. Vivid and engaging, A JOURNEY TO BRITANNIA reveals the British corner of Roman civilization more arrestingly and more accurately than ever before.

About the Author: Bronwen Riley is head of guidebooks at English Heritage. She studied Classics at Oxford and then Byzantine Art at the Courtauld Institute.

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