Roman Roads in Britain

Book Details

Author  Hugh Davies
Publisher  Shire Publications
Publication Date   February 17, 2009
ISBN  074780690X
Pages  72

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The vast networks of roads throughout the Roman Empire were vital to the expansion of Roman culture, power and influence across the world and one of their principal uses was the transportation of the Legions to strategic bases in the most direct way possible. This book details the planning, construction and maintenance of these road networks, and discusses the different types of Roman road found in areas of Britain, and their many uses. With photographs of surviving roads in Britain and a list of where they are still in use, Roman Roads in Britain is a perfect introduction to a Roman legacy that exists to this day.

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