Adventure, Ancient Legends, Creative Writing, Emperor Hadrian, Great Wall, Hadrians Tomb, Literature, Medieval Castles, Social Interest, The Pantheon, The Renaissance, Travel
Roman Emperor Hadrian. Built a Wall.
Trumpeted much, extolling.
Of it’s merits.
Defensive Ways. Means.
Offensive to Use.
over and soon reached. By Tech
Modern. Simple. Birds too. To
find a justifiable Reason in History. In
Our World. Legends
Of Yore. So needed. Reasons
From raging Hordes. Simply and per se. There.
Raging, rapine pillagers raiding so
raucously proscribed. Thereabouts. Simply
So This Leader. Others too. Did Say. Of Yore.
Some 70+ Miles of Wall. Went Ups.
built. By this same. Leader. Then. There, Rome.
Of Yore. His
Empire meant building Buildings. Hadrian
was in a Class all His own. Military
Manoeuvres at a minimum. Maximising
He built. Things. Like
a Tomb, That Wall. The Pantheon as well. Well as
being made of Stone. Pumice that is. That is
Pumice. A soapy relic. Of Yore.
That still retains impact, grandeur. Grandiose
coffered Dome. Collecting, diffusing
incoming Light. Lighting
the building interior. The Pantheon is a Classic.
example of those. Renaissance. Glory Days
of Roman Architecture.
The Dome of Ground Pumice. Weighs
approx. 5,000 Tons.
The Dome Glass Oculus approx. 30 Ft. Dia.
Area surrounds Honey-Combed. Cavities
to reduce weight. Weight supported…
cleverly in Two Directions. Both. Inside,
Several Internal AND External
relieving. Arches/Formations help
maintain, disperse. Thus evenly bear weight.
The actual Building Methods, Techniques.
Of this Stone-works. Alls. But, Lost. Losing
The Pantheon’s Purpose… In The Real.?.
As well. Well as
Alike many Others
in Our World Legends… Usage is also…
The Pantheon. Housing lined Statuary. Deified Heroes,
Emperors, Gods. Within.
Such Institutions were not. Public Religiousosity
nor participation. Participating in cleanliness does
The Pumice howevers. Sourced from Igneous
Rock and the
after-effects of Fiery Volcanism. Pumice is abrasive,
lightweight, floats. Stone that Cleans.
Just Add Water. Thereon. Thereupon. Therein
too. The Roman Empire. Hadrian Built. Mores.
Cleaning up other Areas. Then and so.
To build. More.
More. Of Stone and so forth. Forthrightly
or Otherswise. Hadrian kept Ons. Persisting.
Building. Mores. Ons
The Roman Empire…
With Military. Boots. Swords and so ons. On
from Persian Gulf to English Shores. Mores.
An estimated 80,000 Kilometres. Of
Roman Roads. Mostly straight. Sorta’.
Millions of Local Roads… fed off. Roman Mains.
The Roman Mains carried Their
Decrees, Laws, Postal
and Commercial Traffic. Official Post
from Rome to England
for example. Under 5 Days. Of Yore. Back
then The Roman Legions, Military
Surveyors. Were responsible.
For overseeing, directing Road
an earlier Roman General Agricola
was a Wall Builder. Building in 90 A.D.
a great and long
Wall in Britain’s North. To slow
and stop. Raids from Scotlands.
Hadrian rebuilt. Added Ons a bit too.
More Walls. Ups.
Hadrian’s Wall. Great. Only
some 30 Years later. Approx. 120 A.D.
History in Our World. Legends later so Tell. Tales.
Another Btw’s, was added during the Times, Places
of 140 A.D. From Firth to the Clyde. River.
Septimius Severus also. Later- 207 A.D.
did some mores. Wall works. Britains North. Up
and above the River banks. The Tiber.
Of Rome. Hadrian did decree. Build
as well. Well as a Mausoleum. The
Hadrian’s Tomb. So nomened.
An immense cylinder. Atop
an even larger boxlike Base. A
massive Structural Bulk. Covered
in Parian fine Marble. Faced with
Corinthian Colonnades. Connecting
the upper cylinder Wall surrounds. Thus
provides/is the Base. For a Circle
of Statuary. Encompassing a veritable
Night Garden. Centred thereupon
a Large Cupola Construct. More Statuary.
Therein. Hadrian’s. Also.
In addition structurally. The actual
Burial Chamber is so Centred. Basement Level.
Belows. The Aboves. Constructions. Belows
Image. Herein. So shows. That. The
Access Point vis the Gardens via a Spirallings
PassageWay. Ways, means also vagaries. Of History.
Spiralled. Otherswise. Ups n Downs ensued.
Ensured Hadrian. Was not the First. Therein.
To access. That.
His son. Intended successor encountered
Death. Earlier. Than did He. Hadrian’s
Tomb as well. Well as
burying. His Son. Therein. This Structure.
Known to the Papacy in
Our World. Legends of Papal
Rome that cry. Of a
Castle of the Holy Angel. The
Hadrian’s Tomb aka.
So nomened by later. Papacy as Dedication.
To a somewhat impregnable Fortress.
They. Could hide Ups. In.
In Towering over all others in the Area.
These Roman Times, Places. Of Yore,
the Tomb oft became a Sanctuary.
Or a Prison.
A place to Retreat.
Or be chucked. Into. To
and for. A Recluse. Hide-a-Ways. Means
that even by Times of Pope Gregory…
Approx. 530 A.D.
greatly enhanced Survival. Theirs. Papal.
Whilst their version of Religion. Pounded Outs.
So re- and -nomened. Renamed.
To suit. That Agenda.
The Castle of the Holy Angel. Entombed
Tomb within. Several noted Roman Politicians.
Still. Still and within. Whilst Papacy. Still
re-writing, -righting. Wrongs. Still.
When Nature is stilled.?. By still
Though lightly so writ. Aboves. Belows. A
For Thought. In Mind. Mine.
If and so. Then i, Shiro ask. What Happens. When
So Natural Environs and Eco-Systems.
What Other Changes will Walls. So Then.
Bring.?. Bring Nature there,..
back and to.?.
Onto some. In Our World. Legends of the Sciences
that Tell Tales. True. Therein too. To Speak Ups
of this and these Cause, Effects. To come.
Walled up inside Minds, Pencils. Finger Tips. Tips
from these. Branches of Science. Need
to Grow. Now.
Walls have the potential to still…
Of many kinds. Unkindly,
Next Post… To. So Be:
What’s That Name.?. Atlantis.
In and ‘tween. Posts. One. Daily.
Starting Tomorrow too. #1 The
Almost. Daily Random Classics.
Series of Info. So Bytes. One. Daily ‘tween. Posts
every 3rd. Day.
Please Feel Free. If So Inclined too. To Contact/Comment:..
i, Shiro that is.
With Any Thoughts, Hints, Tips, Dreams.
If A Particular Legendary Theme or Our
World Legends. Is A Desire.
To Be So Writ. Herein.
Anna Waldherr said:
A timely post.
There are significant parallels between ancient Rome
and the United States.
A wall has been proposed as a cure
for the problem of illegal immigration.
LikeLiked by 1 person
Hi and thanks for visiting ourworldlegends.
Welcome Back Anna. Hope You well. Well as
Appreciate Your encouraging Feedback
Am Glad the Info of such interest
and the Content topical in deed. Indeed
such Walls. Long used as such. Much
seems to be spent on marginalising. Others.
Feel free to return for more.
Chat again soon.
Take care. Stay Safe.
Till next Shiro
LikeLiked by 1 person