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Roman Dead, Museum of London - Docklands, May 2018

‘Around the piles a careful troop attends, to watch the wasting flames, and weep their burning friends…’ Virgil, Aeneid, Book XI, 1st century BC

Museum of London Docklands…

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Museum Of London

Cleopatra's Needle (but was it really hers?)

Tube- Embankment

Location- Victoria Embankment

Standing on the Victoria Embankment, Cleopatra’s Needle shares its name with its 2 sibling Needles found in New York and Paris. 435 more words

London

London Mithraeum

I read about the London Mithraeum on the London’s Museums blog, and immediately put it on my list of places to visit. You have to book in advance, but entry is free, and I signed up to visit in the morning of the best Saturday of the year so far. 702 more words

London

LOST AND FOUND: THE REDISCOVERY OF ROMAN LONDON - JOHN CLARK

Another terrific talk to start the year.

TUESDAY, 27 FEBRUARY at 7.30
In 1136 a book appeared that was to change history – literally. Geoffrey of Monmouth’s ”History of the Kings of Britain” detailed a fundamentily ‘British History’ that was accepted as genuine for 400 and more years. 188 more words

Events

Temple of Mithras

Tuesday 30th January – fourth meeting of 2018

Today we visited London Mithraeum Bloomberg Space where the Roman Temple of Mithras has been returned to the location of its discovery in the heart of the City of London. 366 more words

Ambresbury Banks and Loughton Camp, Epping Forest (Iron Age enclosures)

In the timeless wilds of Epping Forest lie the remains of two partially-preserved prehistoric earthworks:

Ambresbury Banks, a little over a mile north-west of Theydon  Bois; 154 more words

London History

London's Roman Amphitheatre

HISTORY: There’s a #Roman #amphitheatre in London. Well the ruins of one anyway. If you don’t fancy your local soccer stadium this Saturday head to #Guildhall & discover how gladiators fought in these arenas without refs & halftime whistles Check out my article https://whatshotlondon.co.uk/londons-roman-amphitheatre/