“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 (ZoĆ«.

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Kristen marked it as to-read Aug 01, vritannia Retrieved 13 August Collene marked it as to-read Mar 11, 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.

One such author, Julius Caesar, was writing from first-hand experience, though doubtless not without spin and certainly with prejudice. Apr 25, Simon rated it it was amazing. Londinium was a relatively new settlement, founded after the conquest of AD 43, but houdica had grown to be a thriving commercial centre with a population of traders, and, probably, Roman officials.

There is no evidence for this and it is probably a post- World War II invention.

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Kane Hughes marked it as to-read Feb 19, Butterworth is about to begin writing a second series. Boudica has been known by several versions of her name. Karyssa rated it liked it Dec 05, The archelogical record together with the written sources are examined to reveal not just the story of the rebellion that nearly put paid to the Roman occupation of Britain, but also to hint at the complex web of British tribal alliences that may have saved the Romans from total disaster.


Miranda Aldhouse Green does not look at the event in isolation, but places it within the context of the greater Roman world with its politics and its cultural and religeous beliefs and practices.

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Boudica exhorted her brtannia from her chariother daughters beside her. Tori Pellish marked it as to-read Apr 21, Kate added it Mar 04, The most compelling picture we have of the Celtic, iron age tribes of Britain, for example, comes from the way the Romans wrote about them. He writes that she habitually wore a large golden necklace perhaps a torca colourful tunic, and a thick cloak fastened by a brooch.

Jackie rated it it was amazing Oct 18, You are personally liable for the content of any comments you upload to this website, so please act responsibly.

For these new settlers in the colony of Camulodunum drove people out of their houses, ejected them from their farms, called them captives and slaves Description Table of Contents Author s Bio. Cassius Dio describes her as tall, with tawny hair hanging down to below britania waist, a harsh voice and a piercing glare. Interest in these events was revived in the English Renaissance boudkca led to Boudica’s fame in the Victorian era.

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Boudica Britannia

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Trice marked it as to-read Apr 04, Susanne rated it really liked it May 23, Cerialis escaped with some cavalry into the camp, and was saved by its fortifications. They erected it on a plinth on the Victoria Embankment next to Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliamentinscribed with the following lines from Cowper’s poem:.

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