ISBN: 9780853727842

Publication date: 01 Aug 1996

Author: John Watney

This handy guide explores one of the most exciting and innovative periods of British history – an era which saw the advent of British roads, hot baths, aqueducts, finance and more.The Romans occupied Britain from AD 55 to 376. They came to a land that was in the Iron Age and left behind a highly sophisticated and civilised society. This illustrated guide examines the impact on British life of the great Roman civilization, from the arrival of the forces of Julius Caesar until the Romans' departure, and their legacy beyond.It includes a comprehensive list of sites to visit around the country, including museums, villas, forts, baths and city walls. Look out for more Pitkin Guides on the very best of British history, heritage and travel.