The Legacy of Rome
Scotland's Roman Remains
By (author) L. J. F. Keppie
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Legacy of Rome by L. J. F. Keppie
Book DescriptionAs an outpost of empire, Scotland played a significant, if unusual, role in the Roman world. The south and east were occupied intermittently from AD 79 to the early third century, while the north and west remained outside Roman control, though certainly not beyond its influence. The conquest was therefore incomplete in Scotland, and military occupation was not followed up by a period of peaceful development; no towns were built, and surviving remains are of camps and forts for the most part. Despite this, the Romans left an important imprint on Scotland. Much documentary evidence sheds light on the native population and archaeological research has led to detailed understanding of the range and distribution of the forts and other sites, and aerial photography has made possible a number of discoveries, filled gaps in our knowledge and opened new avenues of enquiries. Scotland's Roman Remains was first published in 1986. This new edition incorporates a large amount of new material based on discoveries and research which have occurred during the intervening years. It is the only guidebook to Roman remains specifically in Scotland.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780859765992
(216mm x 138mm x 14mm)
Imprint: John Donald Publishers Ltd
Publisher: John Donald Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author L. J. F. Keppie
Making of the Roman Army, Paperback (February 1998)» View all books by L. J. F. Keppie
Exploring how the professional Roman army developed from a small citizen militia, guarding a village on the banks of the Tiber, this text pays particular attention to the transitional period between the Republic and the Empire: the time of Julius Caesar, Mark Antony and Augustus.
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Author Biography - L. J. F. Keppie
Lawrence Keppie was born in Glasgow and educated there and at Oxford. He is Curator of Archaeology at the Hunterian Museum at Glasgow University and Professor of Roman History and Archaeology. He contributes regularly to academic journals and has written a number of books, including The Making of the Roman Army (1984) and Understanding Roman Inscriptions (1991).
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