Roman carmarthen excavations, 1978-1993 by Heather James

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Published by Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Romans -- Wales -- Carmarthen.,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Wales -- Carmarthen.,
  • Carmarthen (Wales) -- Antiquities, Roman.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementHeather James.
SeriesBritannia monograph series -- 20
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 308 p. :
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22581187M
ISBN 100907764304

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The Roman town of Moridunum, on the site of modern-day Carmarthen, lay at the very edges of Roman Wales and little is known about it.

Llyfr Du Caerfyrddin The Black Book of Carmarthen Peniarth MS 1. Currently housed at the National Library in Wales, the Black Book of Carmarthen (Peniarth MS 1) is a manuscript dating to the middle of the thirteenth century.

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The Roman Roman carmarthen book of Moridunum, on the site of modern-day Carmarthen, lay at the very edges of Roman Wales and little is known about it. This report presents the evidence from a series of excavations around the town, including Spilman Street, Priory Street, Church Street and the Parade, in order to answer questions about the Roman presence in the town, particularly the puzzle of why no evidence Author: Heather James.

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Carmarthen was among the first medieval walled towns in Wales. Inthe town was taken and the castle was sacked by Owain Glyndŵr. The famous Black Book of Carmarthen, written aroundis associated with the town's Priory of St John the Evangelist and Teulyddog.

Sep 12,  · Carmarthenshire Rare Books Leo Privett, Helen Privett (Partnership) Milford House, 87 Lammas Street, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, WALES, SA31 3AY E-MAIL:[email protected] Telephone: 00 44 (0) Books priced excluding shipping stpaullimoservice.com books are collated and sold as complete unless otherwise stated.

We post abroad by Global. Carmarthen (Welsh Caerfyrddin) is a community and the county town of Carmarthenshire, stpaullimoservice.com is sited on the River Towy and lays claim to being the oldest town in Wales.

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Skene. Merlin’s Town ‘Scratch the earth and you will find an Empire’ is an adage that suits Carmarthen admirably. Around AD 75 the Romans built a fort, naming it Moridunum, Brythonic Celtic Moridunon (=sea fort) from which Carmarthen derives its name.

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Carmarthen is one of the oldest towns in Wales, and in Roman times, it was known as Moridunum. The Roman fort was established in AD 75, and you can still sneak in a visit to the site of the Roman Amphitheatre, which was excavated in and is one of only seven surviving across Great Britain.

The Black Book of Carmarthen (known in Welsh as "'Llyfr Du Caerfyrddin") is thought to be the earliest surviving manuscript written solely in Welsh.

The book dates from the midth century; its name comes from its association with the Priory of St. John the Evangelist and Teulyddog at Carmarthen, and is referred to as black due to the colour of its stpaullimoservice.comge(s): Middle Welsh.

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Inthe town was taken and the castle was sacked by Owain Glyndŵr. The Black Book of Carmarthen, written aroundis associated with the town's Priory of SS John the Evangelist and Teulyddog.

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