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Durham University

Durham Centre for Roman Cultural Studies

Wall under snow

"Last outpost of the empire."
"Nice change from the blue sky, green grass etc."
"Made us think a lot about life there now for farmers."
"Horrible Christmas card. Just needs a robin on a gate."
"Makes me feel sympathy for soldiers from warmer climates."
"This shows the wildness and remoteness of the whole project."
"Bleak & dramatic & conjures up condition legionaries had to contend with."
"Wall must have been quite exposed when it was manned as a defensive barrier by the Romans."

Wall under snow

Hadrian's Wall and turret at Peel Gap.
© Mike Quinn. Creative Commons Licence. Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/747351

Wall under snow

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