Military withdrawal from Northern Frontier- Roman Britain

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86 AD...?
Rome shifted from a 4 Legion policy, to a 3 Legion policy in Britain.
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The Legion...?
II Legion Adiutrix, withdrawn to Dacia (mod. Moldova).
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Sustaining occuptaion in...?
Northern Scotland was no longer viable- removal of a 5000+ Legionary force and auxiliary troops.
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The withdrawal was...?
Phased, stopping at the Solway-Tyne ithsmus (where Hadrian would build his wall -122 AD).
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The Gask Ridge was...?
Abandoned with its forts, no later than 90 AD.
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Lots of evidence for...?
Pre-Hadrianic system of Stanegate at Vindolanda.
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Period 84 - 122 AD covered...?
Last 12yrs of Domitian’s reign and that of Nerva (96-98), whole reign of Trajan (98-117) and first five years of Hadrian’s reign (117-38).
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II Legion Adiutrix, withdrawn to Dacia (mod. Moldova).

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