Poem found at Chesters Museum, Hadrian’s Wall, by Frances Horowitz

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    82: Hadrian’s Walls — Hadrian’s reign got off to a rough start following the political murders of four ex-consuls. The new Emperor would eventually settle in though and set out on his first grand tour of the Empire in 121.

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