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Roman roads in Britain.

Thomas Codrington

Roman roads in Britain.

by Thomas Codrington

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Published by S.P.C.K. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed. published in 1905.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13708509M

The Roman Roads were the empire ‘s greatest achievements due to their benefits to the military, Impact on the economy and trade, and the significant Impact It had on the rise of Christianity and the transformation of European civilization. In retrospect, the Romans’ road building system was nothing short of Incredible. The Roman roads in Britain were, with Roman aqueducts, and the Roman army, one of the most impressive features of the Roman Empire in Britain.. In Britannia, as in other provinces, the Romans constructed a network of paved trunk roads to (surfaced highways).In their nearly four centuries of occupation (43 – AD) they built about 2, miles of Roman roads in Britain.

There have been many books on Britain's Roman roads, but none have considered in any depth their long-term strategic impact. Mike Bishop shows how the road network was vital not only in the Roman strategy of conquest and occupation, but influenced the course of British military history during subsequent ages.   There have been many books on Britain's Roman roads, but none have considered in any depth their long-term strategic impact. Mike Bishop shows how the road network was vital not only in the Roman strategy of conquest and occupation, but influenced the course of British military history during subsequent : Pen and Sword. How, where and why a vast network of roads was built over the length and breadth of Roman Britain. Following the Roman invasion of Britain under the Emperor Claudius in AD 43, the Roman army oversaw the rapid construction of a network of new roads. These served to link the most important military places in the new province of Britannia.

  This book details the planning, construction and maintenance of these road networks, and discusses the different types of Roman road found in areas of Britain, and their many uses. With photographs of surviving roads in Britain and a list of where they are still in use, "Roman Roads" is a perfect introduction to a Roman legacy that exists to 4/5(20). Internet Archive BookReader Roman roads in Britain. A new book by former Exeter College Fellow Graham Robb examined in more detail the concept of pre-Roman roads and other civil structures in Britain. In The Ancient Paths, Robb showed how hundreds of ancient towns were aligned and connected with a certain order.


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