Agricolan Frontier Policy- Roman Britain

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Major military bases...?
Must have been established along the Tyne-Solway before Agricola.
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From 70 - 80 AD...?
Romans built the Gask Ridge frontier: a chain of watch towers and forts to seperate the Highland massif (likely centre of insurgency) from Fife.
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Gask Ridge used for...?
Less than a decade before military withdrew.
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Ridge was between...?
Strageath and Bertha, and eventually Inchtuthil (most northerly of legionary fortresses).
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The network of forts could be used...?
As a spring board into further occupation of Caledonia. Keep Caledonians in check.
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Inchtuthil probably built to...?
Keep newl conquered Caledonians in check: 83 AD?
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By 80 AD...?
Agricola had gone deep into Scotland, preceeding along the East coast as far as the River Tay.
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In 81/2 AD...?
He consolidated his advance on Forth/Clyde ithsmus- established many forts, later rebuilt for Antonine Wall. Also eliminating resistance in Southern Scotland.
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83 AD...?
Caledonian tribes collect under Galgacus. Agricola defeats him at 'Mons Graupius'.
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Tacitus implies...?
That Agricola lacked the proper commitment to add Caledonia fully to the Empire.
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Romans built the Gask Ridge frontier: a chain of watch towers and forts to seperate the Highland massif (likely centre of insurgency) from Fife.

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