Antonine wall



noun
a Roman frontier defence work across S Scotland, extending between the River Clyde and the Firth of Forth. It was built in 142 ad on the orders of Antoninus Pius (86–161 ad), emperor of Rome (138–161)

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Antoninianus

    a Roman coin of the 3rd century a.d., originally of silver but later debased.

  • Antoninus

    Marcus Aurelius, . Historical Examples Antoninus Pius made a similar establishment for poor girls, which after his consort were called puell Faustinian1101. A History of Inventions, Discoveries, and Origins, Volume II (of 2) Johann Beckman My city and country as I am Antoninus, is Rome; as a man, the whole world. Meditations Marcus Aurelius Antoninus […]



  • Antoninus pius

    a.d. 86–161, emperor of Rome 138–161. Historical Examples Antoninus Pius made a similar establishment for poor girls, which after his consort were called puell Faustinian1101. A History of Inventions, Discoveries, and Origins, Volume II (of 2) Johann Beckman Antoninus is meant, as Hadrian was succeeded by Antoninus Pius. The Roman History of Ammianus Marcellinus Ammianus […]

  • Correggio

    Antonio Allegri da [ahn-taw-nyaw ahl-le-gree dah] /ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ ɑlˈlɛ gri dɑ/ (Show IPA), 1494–1534, Italian painter. Historical Examples The restlessness of Correggio, the violent attitudinising of Tintoretto, belong alike to another and less noble spirit. Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds It was left for other men to accomplish, namely, for Correggio and […]



Disclaimer: Antonine wall definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.