The Romans in London
In partnership with Jenny Hall, former senior curator of the Roman section at the Museum of London, who helped secure access to the key Roman remains in the City of London and access to artefacts in the Museum of London Archaeological Archive.
London Grid for Learning has created a comprehensive resource about the Romans in London. The project has been created in partnership with Jenny Hall, former senior curator of the Roman section at the Museum of London, who helped secure access to the key Roman remains in the City of London and access to artefacts in the Museum of London Archaeological Archive.
The resource contains 100 videos and over 50 high resolution images all presented within a complimentary online interface for younger learners.
Optimised for Mobile Devices
The Romans in London features LGfL’s latest video delivery system which allows playback on mobile devices including iPad’s and iPhones. The resource also features an interactive map of Roman London – with Googlemaps integration and Streetview showing the major Roman find sites. This simple tool allows any child in any location in London to explore the Roman Legacy wherever they live or go to school.
High quality video resources include:
Gladiatorial battle re-enactments
The major Roman remains in the City of London including:
The Roman city wall at St Alphege Gardens and Tower Hill
The Roman Amphitheatre at the Guildhall Art Gallery
The Roman Fort Gate at London Wall
The Roman House and Baths at Billingsgate
The Roman Temple of Mithras at Queen Victoria Street
The resources are structured into the following sections
Replicas and real artefacts uncovered from archaeological discoveries in London
High resolution images
High resolution photographs courtesy of Museum of London Picture Library and Museum of London Archaeology
Reconstructions of what Roman London might have looked like, maps and images of artefacts courtesy of Museum of London Picture Library
1. The Roman invasion and the army
2. Boudica & the growth of Roman settlements in London area
3. Everyday life
4. Baths & entertainment
6. Transport, trade & industry