Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall

by Adrian Goldsworthy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781541644427
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 04/10/2018
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 97,568
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author


Adrian Goldsworthy
is an award-winning historian of the classical world. He is the author of numerous books about ancient Rome, including Caesar, How Rome Fell, Pax Romana, and Augustus. Goldsworthy lives in South Wales.

Table of Contents

Chronology vii

Introduction xi

1 Britannia: Outpost of Empire 1

2 Hadrian: The Man, the Emperor, and the Grand Design 15

3 Building and Manning the Wall: Legions and Auxilia 29

4 Fresh Minds: Antonius Pius to Septimius Severus 41

5 The Anatomy of Hadrian's Wall 57

6 Forts and Towns: Soldiers and Civilians 73

7 Life on the Wall 87

8 How Hadrian's Wall Worked: Understanding the Evidence 109

9 Changing Times and the End of Empire 119

10 Visiting Hadrian's Wall 139

Acknowledgements 143

Suggestions for Further Reading 145

Appendix: The Known and Probable Garrisons of the Forts on Hadrian's Wall 149

Credits 153

Notes 155

Index 159

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