A blog about my interest in all things military, wargaming and last but not least my military vehicle adventures.
Sunday, 26 June 2011
Hadrian's Wall: A horde of ancient treasures make for a compelling new Cumbrian exhibition
The Roman Emperor Hadrian, who came to the throne AD117, claimed that the gods had instructed him to "keep intact the Empire", so he planned a massive wall to defend its northern boundary against the unruly tribes beyond. There is an interesting article on the Independent On Sunday site about new discoveries. Link -