M. C. Bishop

Biography

M. C. Bishop is a freelance writer, publisher, and archaeologist who walks, drives, cycles, flies, tweets, blogs, draws, and photographs Hadrian’s Wall armed only with a Creative Commons licence. He is the author of *Lorica Segmentata Vol. 1*; *Corstopitum: An Edwardian Excavation*; numerous dull excavation reports; and co-author (with J. C. N. Coulston) of *Roman Military Equipment* and (with J. N. Dore) *Corbridge: Excavations of the Roman Fort and Town 1947–1980* (neither of which are at all dull). When he grows up he will definitely get a real job.

Where to find M. C. Bishop online


Books

The Milecastle Haiku
You set the price! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
The idea for a milecastle haiku (just one, initially) came in 2011, whilst walking the Wall from west to east with a group. Now all 81 (possible) milecastles are covered. They will do you no harm, cost you nothing, and exist only to be read or heard.
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian's Wall from Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway (East to West)
Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 3. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
This is an informative (yet informal) description of the route of Hadrian's Wall and all the remains that can still be seen. For most of the route from east to west, it follows the Hadrian's Wall National Trail Footpath, but with an important difference: where the path veers off the line of the Wall, this account stays with it and allows you to examine the remains most other walkers do not see.
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian’s Wall from Bowness-on-Solway to Wallsend (West to East)
Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 2. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 53,550. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
This is an informative (yet informal) description of the route of Hadrian's Wall and all the remains that can still be seen. For most of the route from west to east, it follows the Hadrian's Wall National Trail Footpath, but with an important difference: where the path veers off the line of the Wall, this account stays with it and allows you to examine the remains most other walkers do not see.
Seditio
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 84,430. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
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Drafted into the Roman army and forced to campaign in northern Britain against their will, German warriors of the Usipi tribe are driven to mutiny.
An Introduction to Hadrian's Wall: One Hundred Questions About the Roman Wall Answered
Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 1. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This book provides a friendly and accessible introduction to Hadrian's Wall in the form of 100 questions and their answers. Designed to appeal to all who have heard of (but do not necessarily know much about) this important monument, it is written by an archaeologist who has walked, driven, cycled, flown, illustrated, photographed and even excavated on Hadrian's Wall

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archaeology    archeology    hadrian    hadrians wall    haiku    landscape    milecastle    mutiny    poetry    roman    roman army    roman britain    roman forts    roman frontier    usipi