the 2,000 year riddle of Rome’s lost Ninth Legion is solved at last

For centuries, historians have puzzled over the disappearance of a legion of 5,000 battle-hardened Roman soldiers in northern Britain around 108 AD.

The ancient riddle, which has captivated storytellers, has just been dramatised by Hollywood in The Eagle, starring Channing Tatum and Jamie Bell.

Now, experts have revealed that the children’s book on which the film is based is more fact than fiction.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1358700/Hollywood-film-The-Eagle-Romes-lost-Ninth-Legion-solves-riddle-last.html#ixzz1EbG1Knrh

And for some more lively debate try:

http://heritage-key.com/rome/what-really-happened-roman-ninth-legion

http://www.romanscotland.org.uk/pages/narratives/IXth.asp

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One Response

  1. Some great stuff on this subject here.

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