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Due to the lack of documents, historians of Roman Britain had long been forced to rely on techniques of excavation for the most elementary information. The man who put this enterprise on a scientific basis in Britain was F. J. Haverfield (1860–1919), who had been inspired by Theodor Mommsen (1817–1903).
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Bruce also discusses and illustrates the Roman artefacts discovered around the wall, from .
Bruce also discusses and illustrates the Roman artefacts discovered around the wall, from pottery and nails to funerary monuments, which give insights into the lives of the soldiers from across the Roman empire who were stationed at this northern outpost. His argument that Hadrian was the builder of the wall reminds us that, until the mid-nineteenth century, it was thought to have been the idea of the later emperor Septimius Severus. Brought up in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, John Collingwood Bruce (1805-92) was fascinated by the antiquities of the north of England, and made an especial study of the impressive ruins of the 'Roman Wall'.
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