The Roman era in Britain by Ward, John

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Published by Methuen & co., ltd. in London .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain -- Antiquities, Roman.

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Statementby John Ward ... with seventy-seven illustrations by the author.
SeriesThe antiquary"s books, Antiquary"s books
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 289 p.
Number of Pages289
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16401507M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ward, John, Roman era in Britain. Port Washington, N.Y., Kennikat Press [] (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ward, John, Roman era in Britain.

London, Methuen & co., ltd. [] (OCoLC) Document Type. Londinium was a settlement established on the current site of the City of London around AD It sat at a key crossing point over the River Thames which turned the city into a road nexus and major port, serving as a major commercial centre in Roman Britain until its abandonment during the 5th is possible that the town was preceded by a short-lived Roman military camp but the.

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