5 edition of Roman camps in Wales and the Marches found in the catalog.
Roman camps in Wales and the Marches
J. L. Davies
Includes bibliographical references (p. 204-217) and index.
|Statement||Jeffrey L. Davies and Rebecca H. Jones.|
|Contributions||Jones, Rebecca H.|
|LC Classifications||UG429.G7 D38 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 230 p. :|
|Number of Pages||230|
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Davies, Rebecca H. Jones: BooksCited by: 6. Roman Frontiers in Wales and the Marches Hardcover – 15 Dec. This is an excellent modern reference to roman forts, marching camps, roads and a general history of Roman Wales.
Some great colour aerial photography makes the book a delight to read. The end of the book includes a fairly comprehensive gazetteer of all Roman camps in Wales and the Marches book welsh roman /5(5).
Rebecca Jones is Head of Archaeology and World Heritage at Historic Environment Scotland. Career. Jones studied for an undergraduate degree in Ancient History and Archaeology at the University of Newcastle. In she worked at Aberystwyth University with Jeffrey Davies, which resulted with the publication in of the volume Roman Camps in Wales and the mater: University of Glasgow.
This is an excellent modern reference to roman forts, marching camps, roads and a general history of Roman Wales. Some great colour aerial photography makes the book a delight to read.
The end of the book includes a fairly comprehensive gazetteer of all known welsh 5/5(1). Description. Digitised copy of drawing of Pen-y-coedcae Roman marching camp, produced for University of Wales Press publication "Roman Camps in Wales and the Marches", by J.L.
Davies and R.H. Jones, Board of Celtic Studies, University of Wales. The Welsh Marches (Welsh: Y Mers) is an imprecisely defined area along the border between England and Wales in the United Kingdom. The precise meaning of the term has varied at different periods.
The English term Welsh March (in Medieval Latin Marchia Walliae) was originally used in the Middle Ages to denote the marches between England and the Principality of Wales, in which Marcher lords had.
Description. Digitised copy of drawing of Plas-y-gors Roman marching camp, produced for University of Wales Press publication "Roman Camps in Wales and the Marches", by J.L. Davies and R.H. Jones, Board of Celtic Studies, University of Wales.
Chapter 7 (comprising the second half of the book) is a detailed and beautifully illustrated gazetteer of all sites from legionary fortresses to fortlets and roads. This volume does not include the marching or practice camps, which were dealt with by a study published in by the University of Wales Press.
Roman Frontiers in Wales and the Marches. This book describes and analyses the remains of the Roman army’s presence in Wales, with the exception of the ephemeral marching- and practice-camps dealt with in another volume. It is divided into two parts. The first contains a series of discursive chapters dealing with the history of military.
"Roman Camps in Britain" by Rebecca H. Jones is a true labour of love. It grew out of her PhD research at the University of Glasgow and the end result is a fascinating overview that goes into sufficient detail for anyone with an interest in the subject while remaining accessible to the general reader.
Clarity of writing plays a large part in this, as does careful organisation. All Roman forts with surviving archaeological potential are considered to be nationally important. Roman military fortresses, forts and marching camps are of great value in understanding the complex pattern of troop movements which accompanied the Roman conquest of Britain, an event for which we have only the broadest historical outline.
Scotland contains a wealth of Roman camps and this book is a companion volume to earlier publications of camps in England and Wales.
As the northern frontier zone of Britain subject to repeated campaigns by the Roman army the area possesses a wide and fascinating range of camp sites recorded both as earthwork remains and through cropmarkings.
Pre-Roman Wales. Up to and during the Roman occupation of Britain, the native inhabitants of Iron Age Britain spoke "Brythonic" languages (a sub-family of the Celtic languages) and were regarded as Britons (or Brythons).The area of modern Wales was divided among a number of tribes, of which the Silures in modern south-east Wales and the Ordovices in central and northwest Wales were the largest.
Disgrifiad. Digitised copy of drawing of Coelbren Roman marching camp, produced for University of Wales Press publication "Roman Camps in Wales and the Marches", by J.L.
Davies and R.H. Jones, Board of Celtic Studies, University of Wales. North Wales Coast and Borderlands B, Powys Fort abandoned circa AD; farm now lies in the centre of the site. Penydarren Roman Fort Cardiff, Coast and Valleys of South Wales Tregenna Hotel, Park Terrace, Merthyr Tydfil On the A/A Remains of stone floors, bathhouse and Roman bricks.
Pigwyn Roman Marching Camps Mid Wales and Brecon. Caerleon (/ k ər ˈ l iː ə n /; Welsh: Caerllion) is a suburban town and community on the River Usk in the northern outskirts of the city of Newport, on is of archaeological importance, being the site of a notable Roman legionary fortress, Isca Augusta, and an Iron Age to the remains of Isca Augusta are the National Roman Legion Museum and the Roman Baths y: Wales.
Disgrifiad. Digitised copy of drawing of Plas-y-gors Roman marching camp, produced for University of Wales Press publication "Roman Camps in Wales and the Marches", by J.L. Davies and R.H. Jones, Board of Celtic Studies, University of Wales. Scotland contains a wealth of Roman camps and this book is a companion volume to earlier publications of camps in England and Wales.
As the northern frontier zone of. Rebecca H. Jones is the author of Roman Camps in Britain ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review, published ), Roman Camps in Scotland ( avg rating, 5/5. Buy Roman Frontiers in Wales and the Marches by Barry C.
Burnham, Jeffrey L. Davies from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Pages: Wales and its March is a land of fortifications, Celtic, Roman and medieval; and an analysis of any one of these classes in microcosm may also be of value for wider studies.
Certainly the student of hillforts has just been presented with an invaluable corpus of material in the completed trilogy of Royal Commission Inventories for by: 3.