The Roman fort at Segedunum has an amazing collection of army uniforms and equipment, along with statues, busts and replica buildings. The legion’s standard display though, is particularly eye-catching, and I was interested to learn more about them. There isn’t a specific ‘Visit North East’ blog to accompany this post, as Segedunum was included in…

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First time on the blog or new to the Time Pieces History Project? Find out what it’s all about here, and then come back to this page for today’s item – Goscinny and Uderzo’s Asterix the Gaul. Asterix the Gaul – Introduction to Item 50 Every week when I was at primary school, we’d walk…

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First time on the blog or new to the Time Pieces History Project? Find out what it’s all about here, and then come back to this page for today’s item – Arbeia.  Arbeia – Introduction to Item 40  Arbeia sits in a residential area in South Shields, a coastal town a few miles from where…

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