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City of the Legion: new discoveries at Caerleon – free event

Starts: 15 March 2011

Reconstruction of Caerleon in the Roman period, showing the newly discovered monumental suburb (© 7reasons)

Reconstruction of Caerleon in the Roman period, showing the newly discovered monumental suburb (© 7reasons)

Known in antiquity as ISCA, Caerleon was the base of the mighty Second Augustan Legion whose soldiers conquered Wales in the name of the Roman Emperor almost 2,000 years ago.

At this FREE public lecture you can find out more about the remarkable recent discoveries made by archaeologists at Caerleon, including the previously unknown suburb of massive monumental buildings on the banks of the River Usk.

The lecture will be hosted by the Celtic Manor Resort and will be delivered by archaeologists from Cardiff University and UCL on the Ides of March 2011.

 

 

All are welcome but numbers are limited numbers so booking is strongly advised to avoid disappointment. 
Please email publicbookings@cf.ac.uk or telephone 029 2087 6935 to book your place.

  • Date: 15th March 2011
  • Time: 7-8pm
  • Location: Augusta Suite, The Lodge club house, Celtic Manor Resort for directions visit: http://www.celtic-manor.com/location.aspx.
  • Parking: free parking in the Lodge car park (access via the Resort’s main entrance and Cats Ash Road entrance – follow signs for The Lodge).

To find out more about the recent discoveries at Caerleon please visit:

http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/news/articles/monumental-discovery-4436.html

http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/news/articles/roman-armour-discovery-4970.html

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