Tag: Antenociticus

  • Workshop Bookings: Open!

    Workshop Bookings: Open!

    The Classics and Ancient History outreach team at Newcastle University are now taking bookings for their free Romans on the Tyne workshops for local primary schools in and around the Tyneside area! These workshops focus on introducing pupils to Roman life here at Hadrian’s Wall through object handling, creative activities, and even a little bit […]

  • Ancient Stories: Antenociticus

    Let’s take a closer look at the first of two altars found dedicated to our special Tyneside Romano-British god: Antenociticus! You can see this inscription has lots more information than any of the altars we’ve looked at so far – so what does it tell us? Keep reading to find out

  • Ancient Stories: Antenociticus

    Did you know there is a very special Roman god found only in Newcastle? Back in the 19th century, a small temple was discovered in Benwell, an area in the west of the city. Three stone altars were also excavated, along with the head and arm of a statue. The inscriptions on these altars tell […]