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Hadrian’s Wall at Birdoswald, England.

This evening, I am reporting on Hadrian’s Wall in northern England.

Overview

The Wall was built during the approximate period AD 122- 138 and originally extended for 80 Roman miles (74 British miles) in a line from/to the modern English towns of Maryport and Wallsend. The Emperor Hadrian was unusual in that he consolidated the Empire, no doubt driven by the military and economic imperatives of managing an ever-expanding empire in context of hostile tribes to the north of the Wall. Here are some key statistics and information:

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Landscape view of Vindolanda Roman Site.

Landscape view of Vindolanda Roman Site.

This evening, I am posting information on Vindolanda, a Roman military site close to Hadrian’s Wall in northern England. Location is about 13 miles S.W.of Hexham.

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