Why did Adrian build a shaft?

To determine the limits of the Roman Empire and protect its northern frontiers from the attack of enemies, Emperor Adrian, who ruled from 117 to 138, often visited the border provinces, in particular Britain, where this powerful defensive shaft was built.

Adrian's 120-km long shaft is located in the north of England. Passing the watch along the wall, the Roman soldiers guarded the borders of the Celts - militant inhabitants of those places. Celtic soldiers wore pockets of cardboard, and before the battle were put on the body of battle paintings.

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