The Making of Roman York
York is fi rst and foremost a Roman city, and an extremely important one at that. is comprehensive, fully illustrated book is a unique and invaluable guide to York’s Roman heritage, essential reading for all those with an interest in the city.
Like Rome, its mother city, York was not built in a day. Nothing like it. e history of Roman York entails the unravelling of centuries of new development, refurbishment, military destruction, demolition and overbuilding, and this unravelling is essentially what this book is all about. To bring this story to life, e Making of Roman York has at its core a detailed walk around the city, with easy maps leading the reader eff ortlessly around the sites and sights, treading ancient Roman routes and footsteps.