North England: Hadrian's Wall

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Mark Cartwright
by Rick Steves Europe
published on 04 March 2016

Hadrian's Wall, built nearly 2000 years ago by the Romans during the reign of Emperor Hadrian, was a cleverly-designed military rampart manned by 20,000 troops. This 73-mile long undulating wall likely defined and protected the bleak northern edge of Roman Britain from pesky barbarians. Much-loved by hikers and historians, the wall is truly one of England's most thought provoking sights.

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Europe, R. S. (2016, March 04). North England: Hadrian's Wall. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/797/north-england-hadrians-wall/

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