Solving the mystery of Roman Wales

Visitors to Caerleon, near Newport in south Wales have long admired the huge 1st century Roman amphitheater, the site of gladiatorial combat, but new discoveries point to the area as an important Roman outpost in Britain. (video)

Caerleon never developed as a great Roman center in southern Wales, a mystery to archaeologists and historians, but recent discoveries of a large Roman suburb may at last solve the puzzle.

The short BBC video describes the ongoing dig and the construction of a virtual amphitheater.