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Look Inside: Roman Town

Look Inside: Roman Town

…will love following the Flavius family as they go shopping visit the baths and watch a thrilling chariot race in this informative book about life in an Ancient Roman town. There are lots of scenes to explore and over 100 flaps to lift revealing fascinating historical facts and delightful surprises…

£9.99

Roman Activity Book

Roman Activity Book

Capture your little one's imagination with this fun activity book about the Romans. A great way to teach children about history the book is filled with games puzzles and images to colour in. It makes a lovely gift for children as well as an inspiring introduction into one of our greatest…

£3.99

Roman Britain

Roman Britain

This illuminating account of Britain as a Roman province sets the Roman conquest and occupation of the island within the larger context of Romano-British society and how it functioned. The author first outlines events from the Iron Age period immediately preceding the conquest in AD 43 to the…

£16.95

Roman Army

Roman Army

…and how was it used in battle? Did the Roman army march on its stomach? How did the Romans manage to beat Hannibal? If you don't have access to the internet don't worry. This book is a complete superb self-contained reference book on its own.Key Features:48 pagesPaperbackPublished…

£5.99

The Little Book of Stonehenge

The Little Book of Stonehenge

…landscape. In this small book full of wonders devoted to the enigmatic stones you'll find all the facts and figures you need to know: when the henge was built and why who built it and why it was built where it was. You'll learn about life in Neolithic times what the Romans did for Stonehenge…

£4.99

Guidebook: Lullingstone Roman Villa

Guidebook: Lullingstone Roman Villa

Lullingstone Roman Villa in the idyllic Darent valley was built in about AD 100 and occupied for more than 300 years by a succession of rich owners possibly even a future Roman Emperor.The discovery of a fourth century house-church unique in Britain makes it one of the most important Roman sites in…

£3.50

Guidebook: Wall Roman Site

Guidebook: Wall Roman Site

The Roman town at Wall was an important staging-post on Watling Street one of the main roads in Roman Britain. The guest house and bath house the remains of which are still visible today were used by travelling officials and imperial messengers. Gradually a small civilian settlement grew up at Wall…

£2.50

Guidebook: Birdoswald Roman Fort

Guidebook: Birdoswald Roman Fort

At Birdoswald Roman Fort on Hadrian's Wall there are almost 2000 years of history to discover.This guidebook includes a tour and history of the archaeological site and surrounding landscape plus full-colour maps plans eyewitness accounts and historic photographs.Key Features:48…

£4.00

Guidebook: Wroxeter Roman City

Guidebook: Wroxeter Roman City

Wroxeter Roman City - Viriconium Cornoviorum - was once the fourth largest town in Roman Britain. Founded in the mid 1st Century AD as a legionary fortress the town was established in the 90s AD. The town was deserted apart from the area round the Church of St Andrew.Only the ruined wall known…

£3.50

Guidebook: Housesteads Roman Fort

Guidebook: Housesteads Roman Fort

…Cohort of Tungrians raised in eastern Belgium – garrisoned the fort for much of the period of Roman rule here. The visible remains – including the finest preserved latrines known from Roman Britain – reveal the changing needs of the garrison up to the early fifth century. From then…

£3.50

Guidebook: Aldborough Roman Town

Guidebook: Aldborough Roman Town

Aldborough Roman Town by Professor Martin Millett of the Faculty of Classics University of Cambridge and Dr Rose Ferraby focuses on the wall remains and site museum of this Romano-British town in North Yorkshire and puts the finds and the archaeological discoveries in the context of Roman conquest…

£3.50

Guidebook: Silchester Roman Town

Guidebook: Silchester Roman Town

Silchester in Hampshire is one of the best preserved Roman towns in Britain. It originated as Calleva a centre of the Iron Age tribe of the Atrebates from the late 1st century BC. After the Roman conquest of AD 43 it developed into the large and important town of Calleva Atrebatum. Laid out on a…

£3.50

Mosaics in Roman Britain: Stories in Stone

Mosaics in Roman Britain: Stories in Stone

…that have survived from Roman Britain graphically link us to the world of the Romans in a way that literature with its nuances of interpretation cannot. After explaining how and why mosaic pavements were made Dr. Patricia Witts looks at many of the 200 figured Roman mosaics that can be enjoyed…

£17.99

Guidebook: Roman Corbridge: Fort, Town and Museum

Guidebook: Roman Corbridge: Fort, Town and Museum

Roman remains beside the river Tyne at Corbridge were identified in the 16th century as those of a town named Corstopitum in a list of Roman road routes a corruption of its true name: Coria. Coria or Corbridge began in about AD 86 as a fort guarding the Tyne crossing of the main invasion route into…

£3.50

Housesteads Roman Fort - the Grandest Station

Housesteads Roman Fort - the Grandest Station

…including some redating of structures.These excavations uncover the full 300-year period during which the fort formed an integal part of the Roman military frontier for much if not all of that time the base of the cohors I Tungrorum milliaria peditat. This report documents the excavations…

£100.00

Guidebook: Chesters Roman Fort and the Clayton Museum

Guidebook: Chesters Roman Fort and the Clayton Museum

…of Chesters Roman Fort – the home of the ala II Asturum (Second Asturian Cavalry Unit) for more than 200 years. Uncovered in a series of 19th-century excavations by the influential antiquary John Clayton and his descendants the remains of many of the key buildings of the Roman fort can be seen…

£4.00

Sticker Dressing: Romans

Sticker Dressing: Romans

An action-packed sticker book full of ancient Roman actors gladiators chariot racers politicians schoolchildren and soldiers to dress in historically accurate clothing. The simple text contains fascinating facts about life in ancient Rome written with a history expert. Contains over 180 stickers.Key…

£5.99

Horrible Histories Rotten Romans Magnetic Bookmark

Horrible Histories Rotten Romans Magnetic Bookmark

…lose your place in your book again. Clamp this magnetic bookmark around the page you last read to keep it ready for the next time you pick up your book. Produced to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Terry Deary's and Martin Brown's Horrible Histories books the bookmark is a great gift…

£1.00

Who Were The Romans?

Who Were The Romans?

This series consists of simple illustrated guides to answer children's questions about history and invite comparisons with life today. This particular title deals with the Romans.Key Features:32 pagesPaperbackPublished in 2002

£3.00

Journey to Britannia: From the Heart of Rome to Hadrians Wall, AD 130

Journey to Britannia: From the Heart of Rome to Hadrians Wall, AD 130

It is AD 130. Rome is the dazzling heart of a vast empire and Hadrian its most complex and compelling ruler. Faraway Britannia is one of the Romans' most troublesome provinces: here the sun is seldom seen and 'the atmosphere in the country is always gloomy'.What awaits the traveller to…

£25.00

The Eagle of the Ninth Chronicles

The Eagle of the Ninth Chronicles

…soldiers uncover a plot to overthrow the Emperor and The Lantern Bearers which is set at a time when the Romans are leaving the shores of Britain and tells of Aquila who having served in the Roman army is now returning home to his farm-but when he gets there everything he knows and loves has been…

£12.99

Englands Shipwreck Heritage

Englands Shipwreck Heritage

…Gerard Manley Hopkins have in common? All had some involvement in shipwrecks: in causing recording or salvaging them. This book examines a variety of wrecks from logboats Roman galleys and medieval cogs to East Indiamen grand ocean liners fishing boats and warships - all are woven into the history…

£50.00

Exploring the World of Druids

Exploring the World of Druids

…magicians philosophers religious leaders and fomenters of rebellion.This book traces the history of the Druids from their beginnings to their resurrection during the Renaissance. Complete with timeline and gazetteer the book will appeal to all: scholars general readers or New Age enthusiasts who are…

£14.95

Guidebook: Portchester Castle

Guidebook: Portchester Castle

…century when the Romans built a fort here to combat attacks by barbarian pirates.In the 5th century it was transformed into a Saxon stronghold or burgh to protect this part of the coast from Viking raids.After the Norman Conquest in 1066 a castle was built inside of the Roman walls. It later became…

£3.50

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