The History of Leith

September 20, 2011

Roman Empire’s final frontier: Newly-displayed ‘distance slabs’ from Scotland’s Antonine Wall marked the northernmost point of legions’ conquest

It was the ‘final frontier’ of domination which spanned across the entire width of Scotland and was the northernmost point of the Roman empire. Now previously unseen elaborately-carved parts of the 39 mile-long Antonine Wall have gone on display, giving a new insight into the lavish victory sculptures created by the Roman legions. for more click here

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