Walking Britain’s Roman Roads (2020): S01E02 – Ermine Street


Introduction

Historian Dan Jones tells the story of Roman Britain though six walks along the roads they built – from the point of their invasion to the farthest edge of their empire.

Outline

Dan Jones follows the route of Ermine Street which ran from London to York, through Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire and subsequently linked Castleford with Doncaster, Littleborough and Lincoln. Along the way he discovers some interesting original indigenous and Roman burial sites, a partially recovered section of the road and some Christian and Pagan artifacts. Christianity was also beginning to overtake Pagan beliefs. It was during this period that Emperor Constantine, a Christian, converted Britain to Christianity, replacing the indigenous Pagan beliefs. The Romans …

Walking Britain’s Roman Roads Series

You can find a full index and overview of Walking Britain’s Roman Roads here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 08 July 2020.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Rating: PG.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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