Deva Victrix: Roman Chester Re-assessed

9780950707495: Deva Victrix: Roman Chester Re-assessed
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Throughout the second century, and to at least the end of the third century AD, Legion XX Valeria Victrix was stationed at the fortress of Deva, modern Chester. This group of studies, taken from a conference held at Chester College in 1999, discusses various aspects of Roman Chester. Contents: Roman fortress studies ( W H Manning ); Exploration of Roman Chester 1962-1999 ( P Carrington ); Early Roman occupation ( D A Shotter ); Foundation of the legionary fortress: Deva, the Flavians and Imperial symbolism ( S J P Mason ); Town and port ( D J P Mason ); Sculpture in Roman Chester ( M Henig ); Presence and absence of soldiers in 4th-century Chester ( B Hoffmann ); Construction and operation of a legionary fortress ( D J P Mason ); Deva Victrix restored: the application of computer 3-D modelling techniques ( J Baum and D J Robinson ). This is local history publishing at its best.

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