Towns in Roman Britain

Towns in Roman Britain

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Many of Britain's towns and cities originated in the Roman period, established as part of a systematic programme to urbanise the island. Why imperial Rome initiated this programme is the first of many topics examined in the third edition of this introduction to the towns of Roman Britain.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 150 x 210 x 6.6mm | 185.97g
  • Shire Publications
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • b&w illustrations
  • 0747804737
  • 9780747804734
  • 712,941

Table of contents

The urbanisation of Britain; Public buildings and amenities; Housing and households; Wealth, commerce and industry; Religion and religious buildings; Urban society in Roman Britain; Change and transformation; Further reading; Sites and museums to visit; Roman names of some places mentioned in the text.
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About Julian Bennett

Julian Bennett has been active in archaeology since he was ten years old. After many years as a field archaeologist in England and north Germany, he took a BA in Archaeology at the University of Durham, and then his PhD at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne for research on the Hadrianic Frontier of Britain. In 1995 he was appointed to his current position as Instructor in Roman Archaeology at Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.
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