HER(204): Hadrian's Wall, Newcastle Fort (Pons Aelius)

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Pons Aelius


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    "The Notitia Dignitatum places the First Cohort of Cornovians (from Wroxeter area) at Pons Aelii. Aelius was the family name of Hadrian, and was used by Antoninus Pius and his adopted grandson (117 to 180). In 213 an inscription was set up by the First Cohort of Roman-citizen Cubernians to the Dowager Empress Julia Domna, the mother of Emperor Caracalla, showing that the fort had been erected by that date. The fort lies under the Castle Keep. It was likely to be free-standing and not attached to Hadrian's Wall....."
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    Link: http://twsitelines.info/smr/204
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 8 years, 9 months ago
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