Frontiers of the Roman Empire: Hadrian's Wall
- FRONTIERS OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE - HADRIAN'S WALL
- GRENZEN DES ROMISCHEN REICHES - DER HADRIANSWALL
- FRONTIERES DE L'EMPIRE ROMAIN - LE MUR D'HADRIEN
The authors: David J. Breeze, Sonja Jilek and Andreas Thiel (this book contains 3 translations, English, German and French)
The Frontiers of the Roman Empire World Heritage Site was created in 2005 and now consists of Hadrian's Wall, the German Limes and the Antonine Wall. This book is one in a series of publications which provides background information on this multi-national World Heritage Site.
This book is split into two parts.
1. Frontiers of the Roman Empire -
- Cultural heritage of the Roman Empire
- The 'Frontiers of the Roman Empire' World Heritage Site
- History and extent of frontiers
- Research, protection and presentation of frontiers
2. Hadrian's Wall -
- The invasion and conquest of Britain
- The first plan for Hadrian's Wall
- The military landscape
- The importance, purpose and later history of Hadrian's Wall
- Life on Hadrian's Wall
- Museums and where to see Hadrian's Wall
- Research, Protection & Management
This book includes colour photographs and images of -
- Stretches of Hadrian's Wall, remains of forts and associated earthworks within the roman military zone.
- Roman Military fortifications in countries which were once part of the Roman Empire.
- Museum artefacts, reconstructed roman buildings, aerial photography and dramatic landscapes.
- Map showing Roman provinces and frontiers in the Hadrianic period.
Available from the Hadrian's Wall Country Online Shop