TITLE

Hadrian's wall

AUTHOR(S)
Allan, Anthony
PUB. DATE
February 1993
SOURCE
UNESCO Courier;Feb93, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights the history of the 80-mile long border between England and Scotland. Northernmost frontier of the Roman Empire; Maintenance and conservation.
ACCESSION #
9308176516

 

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