military occupation – the Roman experience

Our excavations of Binchester Roman town are underway.

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A key question for me – just what was the character of military occupation? The day-to-day experience, the ambience.

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Milecastle, Hadrian’s Wall

We are too used to modern colonialism to appreciate the differences of ancient “military” experience, when so embedded in institutions of property, land, citizenship.

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