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Published by University of Wales Press, Western Mail in Cardiff .
Written in English



  • Wales,
  • Wales.


  • Romans -- Wales.,
  • Wales -- Antiquities, Roman.,
  • Wales -- History -- To 1063.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 117-119) and index.

StatementWilliam Manning.
SeriesA pocket guide, Pocket guide (Cardiff, Wales)
LC ClassificationsDA711 .M29 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 129 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3461409M
ISBN 100708316751
LC Control Number2005415619

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A superb work, encompassing the history of the British Isles before the Roman and Anglo-Saxon immigrants, and continuing with the place of Wales within those later administrations. The political aspect are particularly interesting, as is the way in which the remaining ancestors of the ancient Brythonic peoples (the Welsh) fought to retain that /5(). Trying to remember a book set in Wales--have read two by this author. First story of woman trying to open and renovate an old home into a hotel. The 2nd book had red boots on the fly .   This is an excellent modern reference to roman forts, marching camps, roads and a general history of Roman Wales. Some great colour aerial photography makes the book a delight to read. The end of the book includes a fairly comprehensive gazetteer of all known welsh roman sites including roads and suspect sites/5(5). ‎In this book you will explore what education was like for rich Roman children. You will discover the Roman collections held by the National Roman Legion Museum and the National Library of Wales. Suitable for KS2 pupils. Can be used as a stand alone resource but is best used t.