When the Romans Came to Wales (2003)

Film details

  • Countries

    United Kingdom Wales

  • Year

    2003

  • Type

    Television

Synopsis

A four-part series, which focuses on key events in the history of the first and second centuries AD in Wales, using the narrative of events linked to the life of Tadius, the Roman legionary and his family. The presenter presents archive sources and artefacts, interviews historians and observes dramatic re-enactments showing different interpretations of various aspects of daily life at the time. Celtic and Roman sites around Wales are featured. The individual programme titles and main themes are: `The Celts' daily life around AD 50; `Celtic and Roman conflict' military life around AD 75; `The Romans' daily life around AD 100; `Trade and communication' travel in the Empire AD 145.

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