A Section of Hadrian's Wall in Britain
A small portion of the great, Roman-built Hadrian’s Wall in Britain, begun in AD 122. Two men, one sitting and one standing, linger next to a low portion of the wall. Hills and mountains rise in the background.
Keywordsborder, building, wall, hadrian, roman architecture, barrier, ancient building, Hadrian's Wall, Picts' Wall, Roman Britain, Roman Wall, Roman construction, Vallum Hadriani, ancient construction, ancient wall, military way
GalleriesRoman Empire, Roman Architecture, Miscellaneous Illustrations of the United Kingdom, Events in United Kingdom History
Samuel Bannister Harding, Ph.D., Assisted by Margaret Snodgrass, A.M. The Story of Europe: From the Times of the Ancient Greeks to the Colonization of America, An Elementary History for the Sixth Grade, Based Upon the Report of the Committee of Eight to the American Historical Association (Chicago, IL: Scott, Foresman and Company, 1912) 90