An Imperial Possession: Britain in the Roman Empire, 54 BC - by David Mattingly

By David Mattingly

A part of the Penguin background of england sequence, An Imperial ownership is the 1st significant narrative historical past of Roman Britain for a new release. David Mattingly attracts on a wealth of recent findings and data to chop throughout the myths and misunderstandings that so usually encompass our ideals approximately this era. From the rebellious chiefs and druids who led local British resistance, to the studies of the Roman army leaders during this distant, harmful outpost of Europe, this booklet explores the truth of lifestyles in occupied Britain in the context of the moving fortunes of the Roman Empire.

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