“Equally at home with the classical Graeco-Roman world and that of the prehistoric European Iron Age, Professor Aldhouse-Green is well equipped to do justice. Boudica Britannia has 17 ratings and 2 reviews. Simon said: This is the most thought provoking book I have ever read on the subject of Boudica’s rebellio. Boudica and beyond. Folklore needs folk heroes, and Britannia delivers. Its main characters include the warrior queen Antedia (Zoë.

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However, when he died, his will was ignored, and the kingdom was annexed and his property taken. According to TacitusBoudica was flogged and her daughters raped.

How Queen Boudica waived the rules in Britannia

Boudica has britanina known by several versions of her name. Despite it’s short existence thanks to the wrath of Boudica, remnants of ancient Colchester are still being found by archaeologists like Crummy today. The Bookshelf application offers access: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

CPD consists of any britannja activity which helps to maintain and develop knowledge, problem-solving, and technical skills with the aim to provide better health care through higher standards. When the Roman’s invaded Britain, they built a huge arcade and temple in the town of Camulodunum, what is now Colchester – and the site of Boudica’s first strike against the Romans.


Show 25 25 50 All. Stephanie Woodfield boudifa it as to-read Feb 15, The Roman inhabitants sought reinforcements from the procurator, Catus Decianus, but he sent only two hundred auxiliary troops.

Retrieved 13 August She said their cause was just, and the deities were on their side; the one legion that had dared to face them had been destroyed.

Collene marked it as to-read Mar 11, Jackie rated it it was amazing Oct 18, Aug 26, Kellene Rees rated it britannnia liked it. Military history of ancient Rome.

Boudica Britannia by Miranda Aldhouse-Green

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Table of Contents 1. All instructor resources are now available on our Instructor Hub. He is a storyteller, not a professor of classics. Crummy, originally from Edinburghhas been working in the Essex town for close to four decades, as director of the Colchester Archaeological Trust. The Roman Army in Britain.

Zulfiqar rated it really liked it Nov 17, The first English writings appear during the reign of Queen Elizabeth following the rediscovery of the works of Tacitus. You are personally liable for the content of any comments you upload to this website, so please act responsibly.

Carrie marked it as to-read Nov 19, Brianna DuMont rated it it was amazing Dec 21, Loading comments… Trouble loading? According to Tacitus in his AnnalsBoudica poisoned herself, though in the Agricola which was written almost twenty years before the Annals he mentions nothing of suicide and attributes the end of the revolt to socordia “indolence” ; Dio says she fell sick and died and then was given a lavish burial.


The war was also inspired by that age-old causes of conflict: The original name of the bridge was Broad Ford Bridge. Brexit has exposed the differences between the Scots and boudicca English But as Roman power tightened, the occupation took another turn for the worse after Claudius was poisoned and Nero took over as emperor.

Nor did the tears and weeping of the people, as they implored his aid, deter him from giving the signal of departure and receiving into his army all who would go with him. Having britsnnia denied their land, the right to bear weapons and suffering from increasing violence and heavy taxes under Roman hegemony, Boudica decided enough was enough.

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