Robin Jackson's Ariconium, Herefordshire: an Iron Age settlement and PDF

By Robin Jackson

ISBN-10: 1842174495

ISBN-13: 9781842174494

The Roman 'small city' of Ariconium in southern Herefordshire has lengthy been referred to as an incredible iron creation centre yet has remained very poorly understood. the city is advised to have built from a past due Iron Age Dobunnic tribal centre, which owed its obvious prestige and wide selection of contacts to regulate of the creation and distribution of woodland of Dean iron. fast growth through the moment half the first century advert shows that the neighborhood inhabitants used to be capable of articulate quickly with the commercial possibilities the Roman conquest introduced. the city built as a regular small roadside payment and a big iron creation centre yet a heavy reliance on ironworking looks to have made it in particular prone to the industrial decline of the latter a part of the 4th century. a few position as an administrative and political centre could be recommended throughout the past due 4th century and will be implicated within the survival of the identify Ariconium within the early medieval nation of Erynyg or Archenfield, despite the fact that, company archaeological facts for any carrying on with career is still elusive.

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