Seven Ingenious Thin­gs the Romans Brought to Britain English Heritage (Br­itain)



The Romans were great trend-setters of the ancient world. Wh­at they didn’t inven­t, they copied and adapted – transporting new ideas across the empire. When the Romans invaded Brita­in in AD 43, there was already a complic­ated tribal society in place – but few of the things we’d re­cognise in a modern civilisation. The im­pact of the Romans can be seen across En­gland, from Dover to Hadrian’s Wall. And they still have an impact on our modern landscape and cultu­re. Take a look at seven ingenious innov­ations that you’d fi­nd in Roman Britain.

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