Walking Britain’s Roman Roads (2020): S01E06 – Stane 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 travels along Stane Street, which runs 67 miles from London to Chichester, and discovers what lead the Romans to abandon… Read More

Walking Britain’s Roman Roads (2020): S01E05 – Ermin Way

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 travels the historic Roman road of Ermin Way, which links the two Roman towns of Calleva Atrebatum and Glevum, now… Read More

Walking Britain’s Roman Roads (2020): S01E04 – Fosse Way

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 travels along Fosse Way, for 230 miles through the heart of England. The Latin word for ditch, “fossa”, is likely… Read More

Walking Britain’s Roman Roads (2020): S01E03 – Dere 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 explores the northern-most Roman road in Britain, Dere Street, which ran from York into Scotland. The Romans founded the city… Read More

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… Read More

Walking Britain’s Roman Roads (2020): S01E01 – Watling 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 When the Romans invaded Britain nearly 2000 years ago they needed to march armies long distances to keep order and to do… Read More

Walking Britain’s Roman Roads TV Documentary Overview

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 travels the historic Roman road of Stane Street, which runs for around sixty-seven miles from London to Chichester. Along the… Read More

Spartacus Franchise

Introduction Spartacus (Greek: Σπάρτακος Spártakos; Latin: Spartacus; c. 111-71 BC) was a Thracian gladiator who, along with Crixus, Gannicus, Castus, and Oenomaus, was one of the escaped slave leaders in the Third Servile War, a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic. Little is known about him beyond the events of the war, and surviving… Read More