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vinces. Maxima Cæsariensis and Valentia, and three presidial, Britannia Prima, Britannia Secunda, and Flavia Cæsariensis. The Emperor Theodosius gave the name Valentia to a part of this Island, in honour of the Emperor Valentinian; he assigned it that name after he had re

; paired the prætentura, and the forts near that boundary, and gave it to a province which had fallen into the hands of the enemy, but was now recovered by him ; but the boundaries and extent of all those provinces are now wholly unknown, and whatever is given in Modern Books as having relation to their limits, is entirely founded on Conjecture. 4. A particular Inquiry into the several Roman Stations in Britain that are mentioned in this work.

The fourth Chapter is an Essay on the Chorography of Britain, by the anonymous Geographer of Ravenya.

This Chapter contains, 1. Some Account of the Author and his Work, from which it appears that both the Author and the time in which it was composed are very doubtful. 2. The Latin Text of this writer, taken from Dr. Gale's Edition. S. Remarks upon many of the places mentioned by him, and more particularly of such as seein to be the same with the Stations per Lineam Valli in the No. titia.

The fifth Chapter is an Essay written by Professor Ward, on Peutinger's Table, so far as it relates to Britain. It contains, 1. A brief account of the Antiquity of Itineraries, from which it appears that the custom of writing Itineraries is very ancient. Moses has recorded the Journies and Mansions of the Israelites in their passage from Egypt into Canaan, and Herodotus in describing the high road froin Sardis in Lydia, to Susa, the royal City of the Persians, has given the number of mansions upon it, and their distances. The road contained 13,500 furlongs, and the mansions were in all 111, which whole space divided by the number of mansions gives nearly fifteen miles and a quarter for

the mean distance between mansion and mansion. 2. An inquiry into the Age of Peutinger's Table. This Table received its name from Conrad Peutinger, in whose library it was found after his death, and it was afterwards printed in the year 1598. It is supposed to have been made about the time of the Emperor Theodosius the Great, and therefore has been called by soine Tabula Theodosiana. 3. The nature and use of that Table. 4. A more particular Account of that part ofit, which relates to Britain.

This Chapter finishes the account of the Roman Antiquities in Britain. A Chronological Table of Occurrences relating to the Roman Affairs in this Island then follows, beginning with the first Expedition of Cæsar to Britain, and ending with the Romans abandoning it to the Inhabitants. An Index of the Inscriptions and Sculptures, after the manner of Gruter and Reinesius, divided into 20 Chapters, is then given, the heads of which are as follow. Chapter 1. Names and Attributes of Deities.

2. Temples, Altars, Statues, and other con

secrated things. 3. Priests and their Attendants. 4. Magistrates and other Civil Officers. 5. Military Affairs. 6. Trades and Corporations. 7. Names of Countries, People, Towns. 8. Buildings, Civil and Military. 9. Roman Tribes. 10. Epithets and Titles of Emperors, Em

presses, and Cæsars. 11. Names appellative of Affection and Kindred, 19. Vows and Titles of Dedication. 13. Rites of Sepulture. 14. Memorable Thing3. 15. Things remarkable as to Grammar.

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Chapter 16. Single Letters and Abbreviations, with

their Readings.
17. Names of Emperors, Empresses, and Cæ-

sars, according to their Succession.
18. Consuls, in Order of Time.
19. Proper Names of Men and Women.

20. Sculptures. An Index of the Roman Names of People and Places in Britain ; another of the modern Names of Roman Places in

l Britain, and a General Index conclude the Work.

List of the Maps and Plates in Horsley's Britannia Romana.

Head Piece to the Dedication, engraved by Gerard

Vander Gucht.
Map of Britannia Romana, collected from Ptolemy,

Antonine's Itinerary, the Notitia, and Inscrip-
tions. Facing page 2.

On one side is engraved a Table of the Names of Places in the Map; and on the opposite Side the Names of the British People mentioned by

Ichnography of two Roman Encampments at In-

nerpeffery and Ardoch, in Scotland. Facing page

44. Ichnography of the five Secondary Stations per

Lineam Valli, viz. Glannibanta near Lanchester; Alione, now Whitley Castle ; Bremetenracum, now Old Penrith; Olenacum, now Old Carlisle ; and Virosidum, near Elenborough. Facing

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p. 113.

Ten Plates of Maps of the Roman Walls of Ha

drian and Severus, with the Stations, and one of

the Profiles of the Walls. Facing p. 158. No. 1. A general Map of the Roman Walls in the North

of England, and so much of the adjacent Coun

try, as includes the secondary Stations per Li

neam Valli. No. 2. A Map of the Roman Walls in the North of Eng.

land, from Segedunum (Cousins's House) to Condercum (Benwell-hill). This Map has upon it

the Ground Plan of the Station Condercum. No. 3. Mar continued from Condercum' to Vindobala

(Rutchester). Ground Plan of Vindobala. No. 4. Map continued from Vindobala to Hunnum (Hal

top Chesters). Ground Plan of Hunnum. No. 5. Map continued from Hunnum to Cilurnum (Wal

wick Chesters). Ground Plan of Cilurnum. No. 6. Map continued from Cilurnum to Procolitia (Car

rawbrugh), and from thence to Borcovicus, (House-steeds). Ground Plans of Procolitia

and Borcovicus. No. 7. Map continued from Borcovicus to Æsica (Great

Chesters), and from thence to Magna (Carrvoran), with a Branch from Borcovicus to Vindolana (Little Chesters). Ground Plans of Vin

dolana, sica, and Magna. No. 8. Map continued from Magnato Amboglanna (Burd

oswald), and from thence to Petriana (Castle steeds, or Cambeck-fort). Ground Plans of Am

boglanna and Petriana. No. 9. Map continued from Petriana to Aballaba (Watch

Cross), and from thence to Congavata (Stan

wicks). No. 10. Map concluded From Congavata to Axelodunum

(Brough); thence to Gabrosentum, (Drum

brugh), and Tunnocelum (Bvulness). No. 11. Draught of a Part of the Walls from one Castel

lum to another, between Towertay and Carrawbrugh. Profile of the Roman Walls in Northumberland, about half a Mile west from Car


rawbrugh. The Profile of the Walls about a Mile West from Carrawbrugh, where Severus’s Military Wall is separated from Hadrian's North Agger.

Five Maps of Antoninus Pius's Wall in Scotland.

Facing p. 176.
No. 1. General Map of Antoninus Pius's Wall in

No. 2. Map of the Roman Wall in Scotland, from

the West end to Bemulie. Ground Plans
of Duntocher Fort; Castle-hill Fort; and

New Kirkpatrick Fort.
No. 3. Map continued from Bemulie to Crowy-hill.

Ground Plans of Auchindavy Fort; Peel
of Kirkintilloch ; Bemulie Fort; and Bar-

; hill Fort. No. 4. Map continued from Crowyhill to Falkirk.

Ground Plans of Rough Castle Fort; Wes

terwood Fort; and Castle Cary Fort. No. 5. Map concluded—From Falkirk to the East


Two Plates in Explanation of the Inscriptions.

Facing p. 189. No. 1. A Table of the different Shapes of the Letters and

Points in the Inscriptions. No. 2. A Table of the principal Ligatures and Complica

tions of Letters, which occur in the Inscriptions.

Sacrificing Instruments and Vessels cut upon Roman

Altars. Facing p. 191.

Seventy-eight Plates of Roman Inscriptions and

Sculptures found in Britain and Scotland. Facing

p. 192.

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