Hadrian's waw

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Awtho hantle waw haes steyed, mony biggin projects uised a puckle o the stanes.

Hadrian's waw (Inglis: Hadrian's wall) is a lang stane an timmer waw made by the Roman Empire during the ring o Hadrian. It is fund on the northren mairch o the auld Roman kintra o Britainie.[1] The waw wis stairtit in 122 AD, an maist fowk believe it wis made ti be the rinnen atween auld independent Scotland an Brittanie, but this isnae true.[2][3][4] Forby, the mairch wis weirt an the economie mair siccar.[citation needit]

Anither waw, the Antonine waw, is fund in Scotland, but haesna been hantle uphauden like Hadrian's.[5][6]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Hadrian's Wall: The Facts". Visit Hadrian's Wall (in Inglis). 2016-03-08. Retrieved 2019-02-21.
  2. English Heritage. 30 Surprising Facts About Hadrian's Wall Retrieved 18 March 2017.
  3. Financial Times. Borders held dear to English and Scots Retrieved 18 March 2017.
  4. History.com. Hadrian's Wall. Retrieved 27 August 2020
  5. Breeze, David (2021). The Antonine Wall (in Inglis). [S.l.]: Origin. ISBN 978-1-912476-93-0.
  6. Richardson, John (2019). The Romans and The Antonine Wall of Scotland (in Inglis). Lulu.com. ISBN 978-0-244-50293-5.


Coordinates: 55°01′27″N 2°17′33″W / 55.02417°N 2.29250°W / 55.02417; -2.29250