A landlocked city of a million inhabitants needs good harbours to keep itself supplied, from the earliest times Rome was very keen at controlling the mouth of the Tiber and the resources it offered, creating its first colony at the mouth of the river – Ostia (literally the mouth of the river).
The resulting town is dominated by the trade that passed through it and the people from everywhere that decided to stay. This dayschool is going to look at the excavations at Ostia itself and its finds.
Date: Friday, 15th November 2019 Time: 11.00-16.00
Please note: The car park is a very busy pay and display car park (£2).
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*£28, if booked before, 15 October 2019.
To book, complete the MANCENT booking form and send it with payment to the address below. If you would like to pay via BACS or Paypal please contact Birgitta Hoffmann for details.
Contact Details: Birgitta Hoffmann
55 Broadwalk, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5PL
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