Monday, February 13, 2012

Aerial Archaeology and the Roman Empire

The Roman Empire stretched from the Euphrates in the east, through North Africa, and as far north as The Antonine Wall in Scotland; in Europe the limits (or Limes as the Romans referred to their boundary) were defined mainly by the Rhine and Danube rivers.

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Aerial Archaeology has made a massive contribution to our knowledge and understanding of the nature and extent of the Roman world and its Limes. This lecture will present an overview of how we know what we know of the Roman world and its frontiers from the air.

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