This video films the illumination of Hadrian's Wall.
Key take aways
- 3 legions needed to build the wall
- The Wall as a trading point.
- Protecting the mining deposits to the south ( never heard this one before! )
- 15% of the Roman army was based here.
- 500 to 800 men per fort
- Milecastles - up to 20 men
- Vindolanda writing tablets - most important national treasure