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Y Gaer is a Roman fort situated near modern-day Brecon in Mid Wales, United Kingdom. [1]

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Abergavenny (Y Fenni), meaning Mouth of the River Gavenny, is a market town in Monmouthshire, Wales.

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Alabum was a fort in the Roman province of Britannia Superior, of which Roman Wales was a part.

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Archaeology or archeology, is the study of human activity in the past, primarily through the recovery and analysis of the material culture and environmental data that has been left behind by past human populations, which includes artifacts, architecture, biofacts (also known as eco-facts) and cultural landscapes (the archaeological record).

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Brecknock Museum

Brecknock Museum is a museum managed by Powys County Council in Brecon, the historic county town of Brecknockshire or Breconshire in Mid Wales.

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Brecon (Aberhonddu), archaically known as Brecknock, is a market town and community in Powys, Mid Wales, with a population of 7,901.

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Cadw (Welsh for: to keep/to protect) is the historic environment service of the Welsh Government and part of the Tourism and Culture group, Cadw works to protect the historic environment and heritage sites of Wales, and to enable accessible, understandable and life-enhancing experiences of Welsh history, culture and landscape.

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Caerleon (Caerllion) is a suburban village and community, situated on the River Usk in the northern outskirts of the city of Newport, Wales.

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Cardiff Roman Fort

Cardiff Roman Fort was a coastal fort in the Roman province of Britannia Superior, of which Roman Wales was a part.

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Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin) is a community in, and the county town of, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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In the Latin language of the ancient Roman Empire, castra (singular castrum) were buildings or plots of land reserved for or constructed for use as a military defensive position.

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Gobannium was a Roman fort and civil settlement or Castra established by the Roman legions invading what was to become Roman Wales and lies today under the market town of Abergavenny, Monmouthshire in south east Wales.

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Isca Augusta

Isca, variously specified as Isca Augusta or Isca Silurum, was the site of a Roman legionary fortress and settlement or vicus, the remains of which lie beneath parts of the present-day suburban village of Caerleon to the north of the city of Newport in South Wales.

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Legio II Augusta

Legio secunda Augusta ("Augustus' Second Legion") was a legion of the Imperial Roman army, originally founded during the late Roman republic and still operational in Britannia in the 4th century.

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List of Cadw properties

Cadw Properties in Wales is a link page for any stately home, historic house, castle, abbey, priory, museum or other property in the care of Cadw in Wales.

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Llandovery (Llanymddyfri) is a community and market town in Carmarthenshire, Wales, lying on the River Tywi and the A40/A483 roads.

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Mid Wales

Mid Wales (Canolbarth Cymru or simply Y Canolbarth "The Midlands") is the name given to the central region of Wales.

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Moridunum (Carmarthen)

Moridunum was a Roman fort and town in the Roman province of Britannia.

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Mortimer Wheeler

Sir Robert Eric Mortimer Wheeler (10 September 1890 – 22 July 1976) was a British archaeologist and officer in the British Army.

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River Usk

The River Usk (Afon Wysg) rises on the northern slopes of the Black Mountain of mid-Wales, in the westernmost part of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

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Roman legion

A Roman legion (from Latin legio "military levy, conscription", from legere "to choose") normally indicates the basic ancient Roman army unit recruited specifically from Roman citizens.

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Roman roads

Roman roads (Latin: viae; singular: via) were physical infrastructure vital to the maintenance and development of the Roman state, and were built from about 500 BC through the expansion and consolidation of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.

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The Silures were a powerful and warlike tribe or tribal confederation of ancient Britain, occupying what is now south east Wales and perhaps some adjoining areas.

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South Wales

South Wales (De Cymru) is the region of Wales bordered by England and the Bristol Channel to the east and south, and mid Wales and west Wales to the north and west.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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The Vettones (Greek: Ouettones) were a pre-Roman people of the Iberian Peninsula of possibly Celtic ethnicity.

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Wales in the Roman era

The history of Wales in the Roman era began in CE 48 with a military invasion by the imperial governor of Roman Britain.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y_Gaer

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