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Roman Defences and Medieval Industry

Excavations at Baltic House, City of London (Molas Monograph, 7)

by Elizabeth Howe

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Published by Museum of London Archaeological Service .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European archaeology,
  • History,
  • Medieval,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • London, Greater London,
  • Archaeology,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8764379M
    ISBN 101901992179
    ISBN 109781901992175

    Información del artículo Nicholas J. Elsden, Excavations at 25 Cannon Street, London: From the Middle Bronze Age to the Great Fire; Elizabeth Howe, Roman Defences and Medieval Industry: Excavations at Baltic House, City of London; Trevor Brigham with Aidan Woodger, Roman and Medi: From the Middle Bronze Age to the Great Fire; Elizabeth Howe, Roman Defences and Medieval Industry: . THE TWENTIETH CENTURY DEFENCE SITES OF TYNE AND WEAR by R Whaley, J Morrison and D Heslop and Europe. This led to the development and building of a large number of defensive structures varying from the Roman Wall to the medieval castles for which Northumberland is renowned, up to the twentieth century houses and converting industry back.

    Books shelved as medieval-fiction: The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett, A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin, When Christ and His Saints Slept by.   Infrastructure buildings. Medieval infrastructure buildings need to last for as long time as is also important that their design is utilitarian. aqueducts, sewers, reservoirs, customs buildings, public warehouses, transportation network buildings, bridges, entertainment buildings (theatres, great halls) and education buildings (grammar schools, universities and seminaries fall.

    Earthwork defences encompassed the settlement, surrounding around ten hectares of land. In the 3rd century, Roman Worcester occupied a larger area than the subsequent medieval city, but silting of the Diglis Basin caused the abandonment of Sidbury. Industrial production ceased and the settlement contracted to a defended position along the lines of the old British fort at the river terrace's southern end.   A History Buff's Guide to Medieval London Copy Link Facebook Twitter Reddit Flipboard Pocket Gateway into St Olave's churchyard, dubbed 'St Ghastly Grim' by Charles Dickens.


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Roman Defences and Medieval Industry: Excavations at Baltic House, City of London (MoLA Monograph) [Elizabeth Howe] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excavations at the site of Baltic House uncovered evidence of occupation dating from Roman times onward.

The earliest excavated feature was a Roman barrel-lined well dated AD and containing the skulls of a horse Cited by: 2. He is a researcher and advisor on ancient and medieval arms, armor, and warfare as well as the author of numerous books and articles, including Gladiator (Lyons, ).

His work focuses particularly on the history of weaponry, fortification, and siege warfare. He lives in Moscow/5(15). An introduction to Roman and medieval sea and river flood defences (largely consisting of banks rather than walls). The banks are normally simple dumps of earth but occasionally have a masonry component.

A single late Roman building was recorded, along with a burial, and the area appeared to have been used for either cultivation or rubbish disposal. Medieval activity dated from the 11th century onwards. Evidence of industry included the manufacture of bells and kitchen utensils in the 13th to 15th centuries.

Post Medieval Sites and their Pottery: Moulsham Street, Chelmsford C. Cunningham, P. Drury. Download * Castles, Town Defences, and Artillery Fortifications in Britain and Ireland: A Bibliography Vol 2 John R.

Kenyon. Download * Danebury: An Iron Age hillfort in Hampshire Barry W. Cunliffe. Download * Roman. ROMAN AND MEDIEVAL DEFENCES NORTH OF LUDGATE Excavations at Ludgate Hill and Old Bailey, London EC4 Peter Rowsome, with contributions from Lyn Blackmore (pottery) and Chiz Harward (graphics) THE WESTERN STREAM, ROMAN CITY WALL AND MEDIEVAL CITY DITCH Excavations at Old Bailey, London EC4 Portia Askew.

Failure in Iraq, debates about freedom, expenses scandals, sex advice the Romans seem versions of ourselves. But then there’s the slavery and the babies on rubbish heaps. We need to. Roman military borders and fortifications were part of a grand strategy of territorial defense in the Roman Empire, although this is a matter of debate.

By the early 2nd century, the Roman Empire had reached the peak of its territorial expansion and rather than constantly expanding their borders as earlier in the Empire and Republic, the Romans solidified their position by fortifying their strategic position with a series of fortifications and established lines of defense.

Medieval castles were built to be as defensive as possible. Every element of their architecture was designed to make sure that the castle was as strong as it could be, and could hold out against sieges – which could sometimes last months.

Here are the different elements of castle defences which rendered some fortresses truly impregnable. The Roman army of the 2nd century BC was very different to that of the 4th AD, just as the armies of the 10th century differed greatly from those of the 15th.

But the Roman empire was vast, far larger than any medieval state; a single legion with its auxiliaries could have outnumbered the average force deployed by a king of the earlier middle ages.

This IHA provides an introduction to Roman and medieval sea and river flood defences (largely consisting of banks rather than walls). The banks are normally simple dumps of earth but occasionally have a masonry component. Particularly when connected with land-claim, they are frequently accompanied by a ‘back ditch’.

Iron Age and Roman Coin Hoards in Britain is a major new evaluation and analysis, presenting a comprehensive survey of over coin hoards, their dates, contexts, mode of deposition, associations and regional patterning.

Lincoln was the centre for a large Medieval pottery industry which flourished from the 9th to the 15th century.

Byzantine manuals were first produced in the sixth century, with the most well-known being the Strategikon attributed to Emperor Maurice (), a work compiled early in the 7th century that dealt with the operational matters of the Roman Army.

The Strategikon not only uses elements from previous works but it contains some original and up-to-date material – mostly regarding the enemies of. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for MoLA Monograph Ser.: Roman Defences and Medieval Industry: Excavations at Baltic House, City of London by Elizabeth Howe (Trade Paper) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Vol II Excavations on the Roman and Medieval Defences of Canterbury S.S. Frere, Sally Stow and Paul Bennett () Sites covered: Westgate Gardens; Burgate Lane; Riding Gate; Castle; Worth Gate; Dane John Tower; Bus Station Tower; City Wall in the Old Cattle Market; Bus Station; No.

1 Watling Street; The Burgate, Queningate; Church Lane excavations ; 19 Pound Lane; Westgate. Roman and later activity was recorded north of Newgate, with the Roman defensive wall and a medieval bastion preserved in the new development.

Stream channels gave way to early Roman settlement, with the city’s defensive wall built in the late 2nd century AD. Must-Read Books about the Middle Ages Erika Harlitz-Kern Jan 4, The ideas we tend to have about the Middle Ages are mostly based on how the time period has been interpreted through fantasy fiction and games, and the romanticizing of the era by intellectuals, scholars, politicians, and artists in the nineteenth century.

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This is a list for posting non-fiction books and primary sources about the late antique and medieval Roman Empire () Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Excavations at the site of Baltic House uncovered evidence of occupation dating from Roman times onward. The earliest excavated feature was a Roman barrel-lined well dated AD and containing the skulls of a horse and bull - perhaps a sacrificial offering.

What were the major differences between ancient and medieval warfare in Europe and around the Mediterranean? I realise that any differences between the late ancient and early medieval periods were most likely minor (although please correct me if I'm wrong), so let's compare the "Rise of Rome" period (BCAD) and the High Medieval period (11thth centuries).Roman and Medieval Artefacts () View Online items Core Texts (13 items) Identifying Roman coins: a practical guide to the identification of site finds in Britain - Reece, Richard, James, Simon, Tonbridge, Book | Core (Must Read) The Roman small finds from excavations in Colchester - Crummy, Nina, Book | Core (Must.