Tag: roman

The remains of the Roman gravestone to Marcus Aurelius Lucius
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Marcus Aurelius Lucius Roman Gravestone

For a far flung part of the ancient empire, Britain is fortunate to have many Roman remains….

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Carved stone at Caerwent
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Roman carved stone at Caerwent Basilica

If you visit Caerwent, in southeast Wales, you’ll find many excellent historic ruins. That’s because it was…

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Caerleon Amphitheatre Roman walls and steps

Originally built around 90 AD Caerleon amphitheatre was a popular entertainment venue for the legionnaries, and others…

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Caerleon Roman Amphitheatre Nemesis Shrine

One of the exciting features of the Roman remains in Caerleon, South Wales, is the amphitheatre. According…

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Caerleon Roman toilet block 3D scanning

The Roman Second Augustan Legion are famous in British history for many reasons, one being their big…

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The head of the Olympian Goddess
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Head of Olympian Goddess

Sometimes it seems that modern sculptures based on the ancient Greek style are ubiquitous. So it’s not…

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Roman sculpture of Sokrates
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Face of Sokrates

Born in 470 BC, Sokrates (a.k.a. Socrates) was a Greek philosopher who is credited as founding Western…

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Caerleon Roman Attis head carving
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Caerleon Attis Head carving

Caerleon is a very important Welsh town, being well known for its’ Roman heritage including the remains…

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Roman carved stone head in Lancaster Museum
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Lancaster Museum Roman Head

Lancaster, in northwestern England, has a long and fascinating history. And it saw its’ fair share of…

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