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A History Of Roman Britain

Author : Peter Salway
ISBN : 0192801384
Genre : History
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'One could not ask for a more meticulous or scholarly assessment of what Britain meant to the Romans, or Rome to Britons, than Peter Salway's Monumental Study' Frederick Raphael, Sunday Times From the invasions of Julius Caesar to the unexpected end of Roman rule in the early fifth century AD and the subsequent collapse of society in Britain, this book is the most authoritative and comprehensive account of Roman Britain ever published for the general reader. Peter Salway's narrative takes into account the latest research including exciting discoveries of recent years, and will be welcomed by anyone interested in Roman Britain.
Category: History

The Real Lives Of Roman Britain

Author : Guy de la Bedoyere
ISBN : 9780300207194
Genre : History
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An innovative, informative, and entertaining history of Roman Britain told through the lives of individuals in all walks of life
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Author : Sheppard Sunderland Frere
ISBN : UOM:39015004038850
Genre : History
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Roman Britain

Author : Peter Salway
ISBN : 9780198712169
Genre : History
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First published in The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, 1984; first published as a Very Short Introduction, 2000.
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Roman Britain

Author : Peter Salway
ISBN : 0192851438
Genre : History
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'The toga was often to be seen among them': with these words the Roman Historian Tacitus describes the Britons adopting the Roman way of life at an early stage of their long history as Roman provincials.
Category: History

A Brief History Of Roman Britain

Author : Joan P. Alcock
ISBN : 9781849018135
Genre : History
File Size : 90.51 MB
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In BC 55 Julius Caesar came, saw, conquered and then left. It was not until AD 43 that the Emperor Claudius crossed the channel and made Britain the western outpost of the Roman Empire that would span from the Scottish border to Persia. For the next 400 years the island would be transformed. Within that period would see the rise of Londinium, almost immediately burnt to the ground in 60 AD by Boudicca; Hadrian's Wall which was constructed in 112 AD to keep the northern tribes at bay as well as the birth of the Emperor Constantine in third century York. Interwoven with the historical narrative is a social history of the period showing how roman society grew in Britain.
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Author : Sheppard Frere
ISBN : 071265027X
Genre : Architecture, Roman
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Now in its third edition, this work investigates Roman archaeology in the former Roman province of Britannia - the lands of England, Wales, southern and central Scotland.
Category: Architecture, Roman

A Heroes History Of Roman Britain

Author : William Webb
ISBN : 9780954647797
Genre : Great Britain
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Features the story of life in Britain under Roman occupation from 54 BC to AD 500. This book tells what Britain was like before the Romans invaded, how they invaded and what life was like in a Roman town.
Category: Great Britain

The End Of Roman Britain

Author : Michael E. Jones
ISBN : 0801485304
Genre : History
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Jones offers a lucid and thorough analysis of the economic, social, military, and environmental problems that contributed to the failure of the Romans, drawing on literary sources and on recent archaeological evidence.
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The Archaeology Of Roman Britain

Author : Adam Rogers
ISBN : 9781317633846
Genre : Social Science
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Within the colonial history of the British Empire there are difficulties in reconstructing the lives of people that came from very different traditions of experience. The Archaeology of Roman Britain argues that a similar critical approach to the lives of people in Roman Britain needs to be developed, not only for the study of the local population but also those coming into Britain from elsewhere in the Empire who developed distinctive colonial lives. This critical, biographical approach can be extended and applied to places, structures, and things which developed in these provincial contexts as they were used and experienced over time. This book uniquely combines the study of all of these elements to access the character of Roman Britain and the lives, experiences, and identities of people living there through four centuries of occupation. Drawing on the concept of the biography and using it as an analytical tool, author Adam Rogers situates the archaeological material of Roman Britain within the within the political, geographical, and temporal context of the Roman Empire. This study will be of interest to scholars of Roman archaeology, as well as those working in biographical themes, issues of colonialism, identity, ancient history, and classics.
Category: Social Science