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Boscombe Down Roman coffin Video
Archaeologists discover a Roman stone coffin at Boscombe Down in Wiltshire. Inside were the remains of a woman cradling a child in her arms. The unique environment within the coffin had allowed the preservation of the leather and cork slippers of the lady, as well as the child’s calf skin shoes. This was an exceptionally rare find.
Finding a complete coffin with lid intact, and witnessing the removal of the lid was a momentous occasion for all of the archaeologists working on the site.
Life In Roman Britain Interactive
When the Romans came to Britain they brought their way of life with them. Over time, the people of Britain and the Romans mixed. The Britons began to live the Roman lifestyle and the Romans took on local customs.
The Romans built new towns. These were often protected by walls and there was everything a citizen of Roman Britain would need inside - houses, shops, meeting spaces, workshops, temples and bathhouses.
Public Baths In Roman Britain Video
The clip examines how and why Roman baths were introduced to Britain and the variety of uses that they had. Bettany Hughes visits the baths in the city of Bath that were known as Aquae Sulis. The baths were named after the goddess Sulis because Romans believed her power lived in the water.
Roman Food And Drink Video
Adam follows a Roman recipe to create a hamburger and explains the foods the Romans introduced to Britain (turnips, apples, pears, celery, carrots, asparagus, grapes and wine). The Roman words for these foods are shown too. Adam recreates the process of making wine using traditional Roman tools. A historian uses real animal body parts to recreate typical Roman food using a liver, pig's gut and a salmon.
Roman Toys And Games Video
Modern toys, including scooters, yo-yos, marbles and skipping ropes, were around in Roman times. Roman children also used to have mini chariot races using dogs or goats to pull them along. No Roman toys have ever been found in Scotland.
Spotlight On Ancient Rome Interactive
Read the Britannica Article to learn about the growth of the Roman Empire and the influence that it had on the rest of western Europe and other lands. The Romans played an important part in shaping the
world as we know it today, from culture, language, art and literature to law, architecture and even road building.