The extensive remains of the legionary fortress at Caerleon lay just claim to being one of the largest and most important Roman military sites in Europe.
Established around AD 75 as the headquarters of the second Augustan Legion — Legio II Augusta — the legionary fortress of Isca took its name from the nearby river Usk. Here, on a flat site, close to where ships could land supplies, the fortress was laid out with characteristic Roman efficiency to a textbook plan.
The defences, built first of earth and timber but replaced in stone about AD 100, enclosed an area of about 50 acres (20.5ha) shaped like a playing card.
Published 2017 / 48 pages / ISBN 978-1-85760-159-6
Size 210mm (w) x 255mm (h) English language
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