Roman Britain had an estimated population between 2.8 million and 3 million people at the end of the second century. At the end of the fourth century, it had an estimated population of 3.6 million people, of whom 125,000 consisted of the Roman army and their families and dependents.
The reign of Emperor Hadrian marks the peak of the power of the Roman Empire, which entered the era of the "Golden Age". Unlike his predecessor Trajan , who sought new conquests and expansion of the empire's borders, Hadrian focused his efforts on strengthening them and integrating the outskirts. He proved himself to be a talented administrator and military man, a tireless and inquisitive traveller who twice walked around his entire empire, and also as a connoisseur and patron of art.READ MORE
CIL VII.1194; Privilegia Militvm dated: late? AD105 This document names two cavalry alae and eleven infantry (cohortes peditatae) and part-mounted (cohortes equitatae) regiments, in the British army of AD105. Several of the infantry cohort entries are damaged, as are the names of the document witnesses also the name of the owner of the diploma. P CAESAR DIVI NERVAE […]READ MORE