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2 edition of treatise of the Roman ports and forts in Kent found in the catalog.

treatise of the Roman ports and forts in Kent

William Somner

treatise of the Roman ports and forts in Kent

to which is prefixt the life of Mr. Somner

by William Somner

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Published by J. Brome in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Somner, William, -- 1598-1669.,
  • Kent (England) -- History.,
  • Great Britain -- Antiquities, Roman.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes: The life of Mr. Somner / by White Kennett. (118 p.)

    Statementby William Somner.
    ContributionsKennett, White, 1660-1728., Brome, James, d. 1719.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[16], 118, [2] , 117, [16] p. :
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16554682M

      Another book of travels by Brome appeared in , under the title 'Travels through Portugal, Spain, and Italy.' He also published in William Somner's 'Treatise of the Roman Ports and Forts in Kent,' and he is the author of several single sermons published. He died in Roman Kent was born in Lodz, Poland. Roman spent the war years in the Lodz ghetto and in the Auschwitz, Mertzbachtal, Dornau, and Flossenburg concentration camps. He arrived in the United States in under the auspices of the children’s quota established in the Displaced Person’s Act.

    The Roman bridgehead at Richborough would have been the main military base with supplies coming into Canterbury by road from Richborough at Burgate and more probably the River Stour at Fordwich (then North Gate) or even Canterbury if it reached the town. [Whether the river was navigable right up to the West Gate given that the area was. East Kent became one of the kingdoms of the Jutes during the 5th century (see Kingdom of Kent) and the area was later known as Cantia in around and Cent in The early Medieval inhabitants of the county were known as the Cantwara or Kent people, whose capital (the only town called a metropolis by Bede) was at Canterbury.. Canterbury is the religious centre of the Anglican faith, and see.

    The Port of London is that part of the River Thames in England lying between Teddington Lock and the defined boundary (since , a line drawn from Foulness Point in Essex via Gunfleet Old Lighthouse to Warden Point in Kent) with the North Sea and including any associated docks. Once the largest port in the world, it is the United Kingdom's second largest port, after Grimsby & Immingham as of Country: United Kingdom. Ancient Roman port is a crossword puzzle clue. Clue: Ancient Roman port. Ancient Roman port is a crossword puzzle clue that we have spotted 11 times. There are related clues (shown below).


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A treatise of the Roman ports and forts in Kent by William Somner ; publish'd by James Brome ; to which is prefixt, The life of Mr. Somner. By William Somner, An Account of Books.

(Number Horti Indici Malabarici. Pars Quarta, Quinta & Sexta. With some Remarks upon them; A Treatise of the Roman Ports and Forts in Kent). The eleven forts constructed by the Romans along the British coast between Branchester in Norfolk and Portchester in Hampshire have traditionally been referred to as the 'Forts of the Saxon Shore'.

However, recent research suggests that these sites may have served as military ports rather then as a coherent defensive system to deter barbarian invaders. A treatise of the Roman ports and forts in Kent By William Somner.

Publish'd by James Brome, M.A. rector of Cheriton, and chaplain to the Cinque-Ports. To which is prefixt the life of Mr. Somner. Life of Mr. Somner History of the Roman ports and fort.

It is relevant to mention here a possible Classis Britannica port on the estuary of. 38 Cleere: Roman harbours in Britain the river Rother at Bodiam, most likely used for the shipment of iron from the Fleet-operated ironworks in the Battle and High Weald areas (Lemmon & Hill ; Cleere ).File Size: KB.

Roman Sites in Kent. A gazetteer of Roman attractions in Kent, highlighting history and visitor information. Inon the eve of World War II, an exciting discovery was made in the low-lying fields beside the River Darent, just south of Eynsford, Kent.

Evocatively sited amid the East Kent marshes, Richborough is perhaps the most symbolically important of all Roman sites in Britain, witnessing both the beginning and almost the end of Roman rule here. Explore the huge stone walls which mark the site of this Saxon Shore fortress and take a look at the fascinating on: Off Richborough Road, Sandwich, CT13 9JW, Kent.

Another book of travels by Brome appeared inunder the title Travels through Portugal, Spain, and Italy. He also published in William Somner 's Treatise of the Roman Ports and Forts. A Treatise of the Roman Ports and Forts in Kent, Oxford Speed, J – The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine, London Stell, J Cited by: 1.

Still limited by its lack of a deepwater maritime port, the Romans began to look southward. By the second century B.C., Rome controlled most of the Italian peninsula, as well as parts of Iberia, Greece, and North Africa. Roman ships were now bigger and were sailing farther abroad more frequently.

A second edition appeared in Another book of travels by Brome appeared inunder the title 'Travels through Portugal, Spain, and Italy.' He also published in William Somner's 'Treatise of the Roman Ports and Forts in Kent,' and he is the author of.

He made collections for a history of Kent, but abandoned this undertaking; a portion of the work was published at Oxford in by the Rev. James Brome, under the title of A Treatise of the Roman Ports and Forts in Kent, with notes by Edmund Gibson, and a life of the author by White Kennett. The fort was one of the Saxon Shore forts like Richborough built for protection from raiders in the late 3rd century.

The walls, 3 or 4m. thick at their base, would have stood over 6m. high and stood on oak piles sunk into the clay; they also have the usual tile bonding courses and bastions on the corners.

The excavation of the Roman forts of the Classis Britannica at Dover, The extensive archaeological programme of rescue-excavation ahead of report in the Kent monograph series) [Philp, Brian] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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The excavation of the Roman forts of the Classis Britannica at Dover, Cited by: Lympne Roman Fort originally overlooked a tidal lagoon and natural harbour. The fort served as an operational base for the British arm of the Roman Navy, the Classis Britannica, and was later incorporated into the Command of the Count of the Saxon Shore.

Today subsidence has disfigured the remains leaving an unclear picture as to the fort's layout and size. Coordinates. Watling Street is a route in England that began as an ancient trackway first used by the Britons, mainly between the areas of modern Canterbury and St Albans using a natural ford near Romans later paved the route, which then connected the Kentish ports of Dubris (), Rutupiae (Richborough), Lemanis (), and Regulbium to their bridge over the Thames at Londinium Length: mi ( km)[ mi ( km)] Rutupiae.

Hidden Roman coastline unearthed by archaeologists in Kent A stretch of Roman coastline hidden for centuries has been unearthed by archaeologists, shedding Author: Graham Tibbetts.

The eleven forts constructed by the Romans along the British coast between Branchester in Norfolk and Portchester in Hampshire have traditionally been referred to as the 'Forts of the Saxon Shore'.

However, recent research suggests that these sites may have served as military ports rather then as a coherent defensive system to deter barbarian 5/5(2).