These image’s & Links will take you into the fascinating world of Roman Brooches, because these come in all shapes & sizes, we have covered here the Earliest Known Brooches to the end of the Empire… Also amongst these pages you will find discussion’s on their types, uses, and who wore them…I know we have put a lot of links in place, but its the shortest way to get around such a vast subject, also most of the links have no introduction, just simply a word or few words telling you what to expect when you get inside…


Before we go too far here is an interesting map, its showing how close we all are to a Roman “something” I have chosen a map of what everyone commonly call the final days of the Romans in Britain, but showing the important information, all be it limited…

roman_britain about 410 ad


A unusual brooch, but a nice one to find…         Galley Fibulae Gallery


There are links dotted around this site, which have no explanation, words or reason why they are there, just click onto anyone & you will be taken into various worlds of the Roman brooches, it just goes to show what can found, no matter which county…


As for Roman Brooches, up first is the most common “Roman Brooches” book found on the internet these days, but, its only a picture book of brooches with letters and a number, well here is the trick to reading it, once opened and you find your brooch or a comparison, there is no information, what so ever, so what you need now is the “books” these are taken from, for beside the Artefact is a short code, which will lead you to the right book, and page…

Ancient Brooches By Richard Hattatt

 


It just goes to show, even the Romans suffer from knock off’s.  Zoomorphic Sea Monster Brooch (Fake)


 

roman fibula


Imperial Brooches