Hunter, Fraser (2012) Introduction: A hundred years of studying a Roman frontier post. In: A Roman frontier post and its people. NMS Enterprises Limited - Publishing, Edinburgh. ISBN 9781905267750

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Abstract

James Curle's excavation of the Roman frontier fort of Newstead, ancient Trimontium, near Melrose in the Scottish Borders, was a landmark in Roman frontier studies culminating with his book, published in 1911.

This volume was conceived as a celebration, looking back to Curle and his work, and looking forward to how the picture is changing.

With contributions from a range of experts, it is constructed around five main themes:
- early work on the site, culminating with Curle
- the fort complex
- the finds
- the setting, especially links to the local population
- the afterlife of the excavations, in terms of their continuing impact.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Theme: Material culture: creation and use
Department: Scottish History and Archaeology (from 2012)
Depositing User: Users 15 not found.
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2013 12:46
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2013 13:47
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/982

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