Hadrian's Wall

Bring the energy of the Roman occupation of Britain into your classroom with hands-on documents depicting daily military life upon their remarkable defense against the barbarians known as Hadrian’s Wall. Outstanding classroom displays include a detailed map of Roman Emperor Hadrian’s 80-mile wall, a pictorial description of building the wall, and a chart of “The Soldier’s Arms and Armour.” This portfolio includes a Student Guide with reproducible activities. 5 Illustrated Broadsheet Essays: * The Romans Come to Britain * Building and Manning the Wall * Legionaries and Auxiliaries * Garrison Life on Hadrian’s Wall * The History of the Wall 8 Primary Source Documents: * Pictorial map of Hadrian’s Wall * Building the wall: a pictorial description * “The Soldier’s Arms and Armour”: a picture chart * Survey of Chesters, a fort on the wall * Building inscription from fort at High Rochester * Guard roster of a Roman cavalry regiment in Syria * Soldier’s discharge diploma from Malpas * Tombstone of a Roman centurion

Product type: Primary Source Portfolio
ISBN: 978-1-5669-6124-0
Author: David Jones
Copyright: 1968
Reading Level: Grades 8-12+
Interest Level: Grades 8-12+
Dimensions: 14" x 9"