Category Archives: Roman

Blogs about project with Roman content

Leicester’s Newarke – Through the Ages

The Newarke precinct in Leicester is where De Montfort University has its campus. Its history goes back to the Roman period where there is evidence of farm and other buildings, culverts, agriculture, burials and roads, in a low density settlement … Continue reading

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The Newarke in Roman Leicester

Here in Leicester UK we are fortunate in having a rich urban history, not least of which is the establishment of the city by the Romans in the 2nd century AD. Ratae Corieltauvorum as it was known was founded on … Continue reading

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Binchester Roman Bath House App Development

As part of the UK’s Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Grant Ref AHL0132901 the Digital Building Heritage Group is working in a year long project with the Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland (ARC&ARC) and Dr. David … Continue reading

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Laser Scanning a Roman Bath House

The summer weather has arrived in England and that means field work for the Digital Building Heritage Group. Steffan and Jonathan have been up in Northumberland at Binchester Roman fort just north of Bishop Auckland with our AHRC Connected Communities … Continue reading

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De Montfort University and the Universities of Durham and Nottingham in New AHRC Funded Digital Heritage Project

The Digital Building Heritage Group at De Montfort University is leading a new AHRC funded Connected Communities, Community Heritage project. “Digital Building Heritage: Phase 3” (AHRC Grant Ref: AHL0132901) which runs from February 2014 to January 2015. It’s a collaborative … Continue reading

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Virtual Romans Mobile Device App Launch

It’s great to be able to report on the public launch this week of a fantastic new Augmented Reality (AR) heritage app produced by De Montfort University researchers. The Launch event was held at Leicester’s  Jewry Wall Museum, right in … Continue reading

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3D Printing Roman Samian Ware for Museum Visitors

In the second of two articles on Dr. Eujin Pei’s work in the Digital Building Heritage Group where as an Early Career Researcher (ECR) he has been developing techniques for laser scanning and 3D printing archaeological artifacts we turn to … Continue reading

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Virtual Romans iPad App

Screen shots of the Virtual Romans iPad App showing main screen, one of the augmented reality interiors, rotatable 3D model of one of the buildings and a rotatable 3D representation of one of the artifacts. Our colleagues Dave Everitt, Nick … Continue reading

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Virtual Roman Leicester – Dusting Off an Old Project

We thought we’d pull this one out of the archive because it contrasts well with the visualization work in the last post. In 2009 the Digital Building heritage group was commissioned to produce a complete digital reconstruction of Roman Leicester … Continue reading

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Virtual Roman Leicester Mobile Phone App

We are working with the Leicester Museums Services and the Jewry Wall Museum to create a new mobile phone app which which will provide a map with all the key Roman sites in Leicester. Using GPS technology similar to the one you … Continue reading

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