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Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Richard Hingley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This book addresses the post-Roman history of this world-famous ancient monument. Constructed on the orders of the emperor Hadrian during the 120s AD, the Wall was maintained for almost three ... More


The Hadrian’s Wall Path National Trail: The Inclusive Monument

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail opened in May 2003. This long-distance footpath from Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway mainly follows the line of Hadrian's Wall. From the memorial in the Segedunum ... More


Officers and Gentlemen? Roman Britain and the British Empire*

Mary Beard

in From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire, c.1800–1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265413
eISBN:
9780191760464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265413.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Starting from a famous address by Francis Haverfield, this chapter reflects on the relationship between Romano-British archaeology and the politics of the British empire, challenging any simple ... More


Birdoswald: Scientific Archaeology

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter explores a programme of archaeological research conducted from the last decade of the nineteenth century to the 1940s. This work explored the date of construction, identity, and ... More


Whin Sill: Defending Ancient Springs

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter focuses on two disputes that arose in 1930 and 1957 respectively, events that drew attention to the protection of the archaeological remains of the best-preserved section of Hadrian's ... More


The Gateway at South Shields: The Romanization of Tyneside

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The south-west gateway of the hinterland fort at Arbeia (South Shields), comprises another iconic image of the Wall. Opened in 1988 with considerable ceremony, it is one of the most impressive of the ... More


A Living Wall

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Hadrian's Wall was constructed in the AD 120s and maintained for almost three centuries before ceasing to operate as a Roman frontier during the fifth century. Its scale and complexity means that it ... More


Conclusions: The Archaeological Imagination

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This book has explored the life of Hadrian's Wall and has addressed the ways that texts and images have drawn upon the physical nature of the monument, while also considering how the monumentality of ... More


The Mithraeum at Borcovicium (Housesteads): Reasons to be Cheerful?

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

John Collingwood Bruce was one of the most significant Wall experts of the nineteenth century. In 1849, Bruce organized a tour for a group of interested individuals, the first of the Hadrian's Wall ... More


The Roman Gate at Hunnum (Halton Chesters): Ethnographic Time

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter first addresses the writings of Robert Henry Forster, who called himself an ‘Amateur Antiquary’. Despite his claim to amateur status, Forster combined an interest in creative writing ... More


Heavenfield: Christian Inspirations

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Travelling west along the line of Hadrian's Wall, just before reaching the River Tyne at Chollerford, the visitor arrives at Heavenfield. A large modern wooden cross marks this site of Christian ... More


Lanercost Priory: The Wall and the English border

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter reviews the formation of the northern frontier of the kingdom of England from the eleventh to the later sixteenth century. Through a study of the physical and symbolic roles of the Wall, ... More


The Clayton Wall: ‘A New Era in Antiquarian Research’

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter explores the contributions of John Clayton and John Collingwood Bruce to knowledge of the Wall. It draws upon the section of curtain Wall reconstructed by Clayton along the central ... More


Hadrian’s Wall: An Allegory for British Disunity

Richard Hingley

in Celts, Romans, Britons: Classical and Celtic Influence in the Construction of British Identities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198863076
eISBN:
9780191895609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863076.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter addresses the recent afterlife of Hadrian’s Wall, focusing on the use of this monument in debates about English and Scottish nationhood, and in particular the frequently recurring idea ... More


Wallington Hall: Native Troops on the Wall

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter was inspired by a painting entitled Building of the Roman Wall, which may be viewed at Wallington Hall in Northumberland. This imposing composition, completed in June 1857, shows the ... More


Along the Border: Hadrian’s Wall on the Fort Pans

Kimberly Cassibry

in Destinations in Mind: Portraying Places on the Roman Empire's Souvenirs

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190921897
eISBN:
9780190921927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190921897.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

A series of colorfully enameled metal vessels name forts along Hadrian’s Wall in Britain. They preserve creative responses to one of the empire’s most ambitious construction projects, a complex ... More


Emperor of the Ocean

Richard Hingley

in Conquering the Ocean: The Roman Invasion of Britain

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780190937416
eISBN:
9780197555002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190937416.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

A serious uprising in Britain around the time of the death of Trajan in 117 threatened the security of the province, and Trajan’s successor, Hadrian, decided to restore order on the frontier ... More


Religion and Warfare in the Anglo-Scottish Marches

Anthony Goodman

in Medieval Frontier Societies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203612
eISBN:
9780191675898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203612.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Much of the medieval frontier line between Scotland and England, as constituted by treaty in 1237, corresponds to the modern line. The medieval frontier lacked the defensive qualities of what may be ... More


Roman Britain’s Boom Years, AD 61–161

Guy de la Bédoyère

in The Real Lives of Roman Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300207194
eISBN:
9780300214031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207194.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter describes Roman Britain from AD 61–161. The period was one of the most remarkable in Roman Britain's history. Rebellion ceased shortly after the start of this period in most of what we ... More


Conclusions

Stephen Rippon

in Kingdom, Civitas, and County: The Evolution of Territorial Identity in the English Landscape

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198759379
eISBN:
9780191917059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759379.003.0019
Subject:
Archaeology, Landscape Archaeology

Territorial structures feature in many studies of the past, but are the focus of very few. While books on Iron Age Britain are full of references to ‘tribes’ and ‘kingdoms’, their boundaries remain ... More


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