Introduction

The construction of Hadrian’s Wall and why it was significant.

 

What You’ll HearAn illustration of Hadrian's Wall, crossing fields and hills

  • 1:00: The Emperor Hadrian
  • 2:22: Construction of the Wall
  • 3:55: Structures along the Wall
  • 5:25: Shrines to local gods
  • 6:02: After Hadrian

Prefer to read instead? Click here for a transcript – no email required! This episode was inspired by a blog from my Time Pieces History Project about Segedunum, which mentioned Hadrian’s Wall. You can find out more about the Wall here.

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