ULAS and the University of Leicester School of Archaeology and Ancient History are pleased to announce the launch, today, of a new website romanleicester.com.
Walk through Leicester today and it is often hard to imagine that we are treading on over 2,000 years of history. But now, with more than 80 years of archaeological excavations and hundreds of years of antiquarian discoveries in the city, from Kathleen Kenyon’s pioneering excavation of the Jewry Wall Roman baths in the 1930s to the current work of University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS), Leicester is one of the most excavated cities in Britain, giving us an exceptional insight into what life was like in the city in the past.
Roman Leicester (Ratae Corieltavorum) was a vibrant multicultural centre from its earliest phases and the new website provides a wealth of resources, activities and information which examine the nature of everyday life in…
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