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 1,850 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 Aurelius, and charts developments in our knowledge about it through the Middle Ages and after, up to the early years of the twentieth century, by which time the earliest scientific excavations had taken place
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Published November 5, 2012
by Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.
History, Political & Social Sciences, Travel.