pre-Roman

pre-Roman

adj
(Historical Terms) of or relating to the period before the founding of ancient Rome
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He said he hoped further excavations would reveal evidence from pre-Roman times, including ancient Jewish remains, which could help verify whether the site is Bethsaida.
5, the obtained dates fall roughly into two chronological groups: (1) Late Bronze and Early Pre-Roman Iron Age and (2) Roman Iron Age, Migration Period and beginning of the Pre-Viking Age.
THE Welsh Black is considered to be one of the native British breeds of cattle descended from cattle of pre-Roman and pre-Christian times.
Archaeology students found the 20-acre trading site, with 16 Iron Age roundhouses dating back to pre-Roman 100BC, under a ploughed field.
items from ancient Rome and earlier pre-Roman Italy in the collection.
Ehiogu, Dion Dublin, Paul Merson, Southgate and James made it an experienced side, but they failed to do themselves justice against the pre-Roman Abramovich Blues.
AN ancient English festival whose origins can be traced back to pre-Roman times is being celebrated this bank holiday at a North East museum.
It probably originates from a pagan fertility festival in pre-Roman times called Lupercalia, which spread across the Roman Empire, including much of the UK, and eventually became a day of remembrance for St Valentine Nobody knows exactly who St Valentine was, although some historians suggest he was a Roman martyred in the third century AD by a Roman Emperor.
In the pre-Roman period, it was a small town covering an area of 2.
The Stockton Council website captures the early developments of the borough from pre-Roman times, through to Anglo-Saxon settlements and into modern day with stories, pictures and information from the past and present.
In its seven chapters the book covers the pre-Roman Vale of Glamorgan and the start of the Roman occupation, the changing face of the coastline under Roman rule, the activities of Roman occupation and religion, lifestyle, death and communication up to the military withdrawal and collapse of the Roman administration in Britain.
Introduction; chapter 2, Geography, Climate, Ancient Authors, and Modern Visitors; 2) a review of the pre-Roman infrastructures and Ptolemaic activities in the Eastern Desert and on the Red Sea: chapter 3.