Archive for September, 2017

Readers of Watchers (the first Watchers book) will remember Nodens, the holy greyhound at a former Roman temple located overlooking the Great River.

Not so far away from this, a metal detectorist has discovered a hoard of 4th-century Roman bronze artefacts, including a ‘licking dog’ — a dog which licks humans to heal them. The report suggests that it ‘may be linked to the Roman healing temple at Lydney’ — yes, folks, that’s the one in Watchers.

Read about the find here: http://www.gloucestershirelive.co.uk/news/gloucester-news/amazing-discovery-could-evidence-hidden-542056

and there are some pictures of the dog and other finds here:  http://eveandreski.zenfolio.com/p789221425

‘Gloucestershire could be home to a previously undiscovered Roman temple!’ says the report. Of course the Roman temple at Lydney has already been discovered.




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