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Vindolanda (Chesterholm)

Robin Birley

Vindolanda (Chesterholm)

Roman fort and civilian settlement

by Robin Birley

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Published by Graham in Newcastleupon Tyne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vindolanda.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robin Birley.
    SeriesNorthern history booklets -- no. 33
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21346290M


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Vindolanda is a stunningly good book, a story simply wonderfully told, from a new (to me) author and a much-needed (again, maybe, for me) new voice in Roman period Historical Fiction. A hugely impressive novel, made even more impressive by the fact that the good Mr Goldsworthy's day job, is that of a non-fiction All Things Roman Author.4/5.

Inhabitants of Vindolanda are brought to life and play central roles in the plot. I enjoyed the blend of fact and the obvious wealth of knowledge demonstrated by the author and the story he weaves around these Roman citizens. If you haven't yet visited Vindolanda, treat yourself to the book to whet your appetite then go and see the remote outpost/5().

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Vindolanda Guide Book £ By Andrew Birley - Updated in by Director of Excavations, the guide is an excellent overview of Roman Vindolanda Fort and Museum.

Vindolanda is the first adventure for Titus Flavius Ferox, centurion of Legio II Augusta and a man torn between two worlds. His grandfather was one of the great chiefs and war leaders of the Vindolanda book, the tribe living in what is now South Wales.

For over twenty years he fought the Romans, but in the end he and the rest of his people were beaten down and became subjects of the. The author, Adrian Goldsworthy, is a scholar of Roman history.

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The Vindolanda tablets were, at the time of their discovery, the oldest surviving handwritten documents in Britain (they have now been antedated by the Bloomberg tablets).They are a rich source of information about life on the northern frontier of Roman Britain.

Written on fragments of thin, post-card sized wooden leaf-tablets with carbon-based ink, the tablets date to the 1st and Writing: Latin. Vindolanda by Adrian Goldsworthy,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(K).

AD 98: The bustling army base at Vindolanda lies on the northern frontier of Britannia and the entire Roman world. In just over 20 years time, the Emperor Hadrian will build his famous wall.

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The result is an unparalleled insight into the spirit of the day-today life on the north-west edge of the Empire in the three decades before Hadrian. The Vindolanda tablets (also known as Vindolanda Letters) are thin pieces of wood about the size of a modern postcard, which were used as writing paper for the Roman soldiers garrisoned at the fort of Vindolanda between AD 85 and Such tablets have been found at other Roman sites, including nearby Carlisle, but not in as much abundance.

The Vindolanda tablets give us wonderful glimpses of life in the area at the time of the stories. However, our evidence for what went on during Trajan's reign in Roman Britain as a whole, let alone the north, consists of a few vague fragments.

Ferox and Vindex find evidence of a rebel war band and track the rebels to the road leading to Vindolanda. They find the rebels attacking a Roman carriage escorted by a Batavian cohort from Vindolanda. But, the Batavians are outnumbered and are being overwhelmed by scantily dressed warriors emblazoned by tatoos shaped like a horse.

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AD 4/4(35). Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: AD The army base at Vindolanda lies on the northern frontier of Britannia and the entire Roman world.

Book Overview AD The bustling army base at Vindolanda lies on the northern frontier of Britannia and the entire Roman world. In just over 20 years time, the Emperor Hadrian will build his famous :   Vindolanda brings the reader closer to the true nature of Roman Britain' New Books Magazine.

'Complex and interesting, Vindolanda is definitely worth a read if you like history - and if you like your mystery with a solid dollop of action.

Go Rome!'Format: Paperback. The author, Adrian Goldsworthy, is a scholar of Roman history. In ``Vindolanda'' he writes a masterful novel solidly based on history and exciting fiction.

Without doubt the best historic fiction I've read in very long time. As a suggestion, I would recommend that one read the author's notes at the end of the book/5(8). AD The bustling army base at Vindolanda lies on the northern frontier of Britannia and the entire Roman world.

In twenty years' time, the Emperor Hadrian will build his famous wall, but for now defences are weak, as tribes rebel against Roman rule, and local druids preach the fiery destruction of the invaders. Flavius Ferox is a Briton and a Roman centurion, given the task of /5(5).

item 4 Vindolanda: Roman Fort and Civilian Settlement by Birley, Robin Paperback Book - Vindolanda: Roman Fort and Civilian Settlement by Birley, Robin Paperback Book. $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write. The Vindolanda book series by Adrian Goldsworthy includes books Vindolanda, The Encircling Sea, and Brigantia.

See the complete Vindolanda series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Vindolanda - Book Review While browsing Net galley for historical fiction books, first I skipped "Vindolanda" second time the name of the author Adrian Goldsworthy made me to stop and requested for a copy.

Some of his works include The Complete Roman Army, Caesar: The Life of a Colossus, In the Name of Rome: The Men who won the Roman Empire and. The beautiful site the Romans called Vindolanda lies in south-west Northumberland, in the district of Tynedale, more or less half way between the North Sea east of Newcastle and the Irish Sea to the west of Carlisle.

It is just within the boundary of the Northumberland National Park, and is a part of the World Heritage Site of Hadrian's Wall. The Price Range: $ - $ Roman Vindolanda. Chesterholm Museum, Bardon Mill, Northumberland, NE47 7JN +44 (0) Roman Vindolanda website. Roman Vindolanda.

Vindolanda is one of Europe's most important Roman archaeological sites. It is situated on the Stanegate Road, one mile south of Hadrian’s Wall and is managed and owned by The Vindolanda Charitable Trust.

This online edition of the Vindolanda writing tablets, excavated from the Roman fort at Vindolanda in northern England, includes the following elements: Tablets - a searchable online edition of the tablets (volumes I and II) Exhibition - an introduction to the tablets and their context.

Reference - a guide to aspects of the tablets’ content.Review of Vindolanda - For both the casual and the expert visitor, Vindolanda is in many ways the ideal Roman military site.

The number and variety of exposed buildings - the full size reconstructions of walls and towers (erected in the s); the ongoing excavations (carried out with the assistance of volunteers)- the Chesterholm Museum with its outstanding collection; .The Vindolanda writing-tablets: (tabulae Vindolandenses) Alan K.

Bowman Snippet view - All Book Search results » Bibliographic information. Title: Vindolanda: The Latin Writing-tablets, Volume 1 Issue 4 of Britannia Monograph Series.