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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

Guidebook: Housesteads Roman Fort

Guidebook: Housesteads Roman Fort

…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 the…

£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

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

Guidebook: Richborough and Reculver

Guidebook: Richborough and Reculver

…the Roman Emperor Claudius's invasion fleet landed and established a fortified beachhead. It became a military supply base and from this developed the port of Rutupiae with an ampitheatre and one of the biggest monumental arches in the Roman Empire: an official 'gateway to Britain'. The…

£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

Roman Bear

Roman Bear

…the softest plush with an adorable face each teddy sports traditional Roman military garb complete with tunic cape and helmet with 'horsehair' crest. All the clothes and accessories are handmade in Great Britain and each teddy bear is hand-finished making each one unique.Key Features:A…

£35.00

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

A History of Ancient Britain

A History of Ancient Britain

…a million years of human history up to the departure of the Roman Empire in the Fifth Century AD. It was a period which accounts for more than ninety-nine per cent of humankind's presence on these islands.It is the real story of Britain and of her people.Key Features:396 pagesPaperbackPublished…

£9.99

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: 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

Mini Roman Trooper Helmet

Mini Roman Trooper Helmet

…by Roman Legionaries during Julius Caesar's invasion of Britain and was worn by the soldiers that garrisoned Hadrian's Wall. The Mini Roman Legionary Helmet is hand crafted from steel and brass and features hinged cheek pieces. Comes complete with wooden stand.Key Features:Miniature Roman

£30.00

Roman Legionary Helmet

Roman Legionary Helmet

…by the craftsmen of Gaul (France) This style of helmet was no doubt worn by Roman Legionaries during Julius Caesar's invasion of Britain and was worn by the soldiers that garrisoned Hadrian's Wall.The Roman Legionary Helmet is hand crafted from steel and brass and features hinged cheek…

£75.00

Guidebook: Aldborough Roman Town

Guidebook: Aldborough Roman Town

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 of Britain

£3.50

Roman Vindolanda Flavian Earrings

Roman Vindolanda Flavian Earrings

…contemporary design belies the fact that they are in fact moulded from an original piece of Roman jewellery dating to c.100AD. The piece was found in the home of a Commanding Officer in the Roman Village of Vindolanda Vicus just south of Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland.Highly original…

£24.00

Roman Scutum Shield

Roman Scutum Shield

The Roman Scutum (meaning shield) formed part of the standard equipment issued to the Roman Legionary. By the time of the invasion of Britain by Emperor Claudius in AD 43 this style of scutum (there has been other earlier designs) was becoming more widespread but was not yet the standard pattern.…

£99.00

Roman Gold Disc Earrings

Roman Gold Disc Earrings

…to a special outfit. The perfect accessories for evening these stylish earrings are inspired Roman originals dating from 160-240AD.The original earrings were found in the hearth of a house at the Roman settlement of Vindolanda Vicus just south of Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland. They only had…

£24.00

Roman Vindolanda Flavian Pendant

Roman Vindolanda Flavian Pendant

…residences in the Roman village situated close to the frontier fort of Vindolanda.The pendant makes a lovely keepsake gift for a special occasion and is the perfect present for anyone interested in ancient history.Key Features:Made in EnglandCast from an original Roman pendantGold-plated…

£20.00

Roman Horse Brooch

Roman Horse Brooch

…brooch is inspired by the small decorative enamelled animal brooches worn by Roman women and found at a number of Roman sites in England. Decorated with coloured glass it makes a lovely gift for someone special.Key Features:Made in EnglandInspired by Roman originalsGold plated English pewter

£20.00

Roman Janus Pendant

Roman Janus Pendant

Wear this striking pendant depicting the double-headed Janus as a beautiful ancient symbol of change.Janus was the Roman god of beginnings and endings. Featuring one head looking forward to the new year and another looking back on the old he was often worshipped at the start of important events to…

£20.00

Roman Figure Set

Roman Figure Set

…for victory. Fight like a soldier with other powerful Romans at your side whilst you battle ahead for greatness and victory against your peers!Roman figure box set includes: 5 figures a gameboard and instructions.Made in England.Key Features:Five Roman figuresGreat family gameMade in England

£6.00

Lullingstone Roman Villa Stamp Collection

Lullingstone Roman Villa Stamp Collection

…Stamps these stamps highlight some our famous properties throughout England. This collection shows Lullingstone Roman Villa among the most outstanding Roman villa survivals in Britain where visitors can still view the spectacular mosaics and prints of the rare wall paintings a heated bath-suite and…

£6.25

Gallic H Roman Centurion Helmet

Gallic H Roman Centurion Helmet

…H" type a style influenced heavily by the craftsmen of Gaul (France) This style of helmet was no doubt worn by Roman Legionaries during Julius Caesar's invasion of Britain and was worn by the soldiers that garrisoned Hadrian's Wall. The horsehair crest which runs from side to side…

£150.00

Guidebook: Roman Corbridge: Fort, Town and Museum

Guidebook: Roman Corbridge: Fort, Town and Museum

…the largest Roman buildings to be seen in Britain) an ornate fountain and compounds for legionary soldiers. The site museum has one of the most extensive collections of finds from the Hadrian’s Wall area giving a vivid insight into life in the northernmost town of the Roman Empire.This…

£3.50

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