Aspects of Industry in Roman Yorkshire and the North (None) by Pete Wilson,Jennifer Price

By Pete Wilson,Jennifer Price

on the frontiers of the Roman Empire, army settlements had a profound impression on neighborhood crafting traditions. Legions have been not only battling devices - they contained various craftsmen, and the fort might were a centre of production task. A trees legionary castle, for instance, required huge numbers of nails, a lot of which might were made through legionary smiths on website, and a military of hundreds of thousands could require many extra pots, sneakers and tents than may be produced by way of neighborhood household potters and leather-based employees. yet can all advancements in neighborhood craft and be noticeable due to the looks of the Roman military? the 10 papers during this quantity specialize in craft construction in Roman Yorkshire, and the proof for the position of the military in neighborhood production actions. a number of papers study extensive questions surrounding the agency and scale of creation in city and rural parts. Others give some thought to the neighborhood facts for person fabrics and creation approaches, together with these linked to pottery, glass, copper alloys, non-ferrous metals, leather-based, jet, and development stone.

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