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Romans Who Shaped Britain

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Description for Romans Who Shaped Britain Paperback. Roman Britain was created not by impersonal historical forces, but by men and women, each driven by ambition, aspiration and passion. This book explores the narrative of Britannia through the lives of its emperors, commanders, governors, officials and rebels. It reminds us of the truly epic nature of the history of Britannia. Num Pages: 288 pages, 73 illustrations, 42 in colour. BIC Classification: 1D; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 132 x 198 x 26. Weight in Grams: 348.
Roman Britain was created not by impersonal historical forces, but by men and women, each driven by ambition, aspiration and passion. The Romans Who Shaped Britain explores the narrative of Britannia through the lives of its emperors, commanders, governors, officials and rebels. This rich cast of characters includes some, such as Caesar, Agricola and Boudica, who may be familiar; and others, such as Carausius, Magnentius or Valentinus, who deserve to be more so. Their lives and actions are set against the backdrop of an evolving landscape, in which Iron Age ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Weight
348g
Number of Pages
288
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780500292600
SKU
V9780500292600
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-1

About Moorhead, Sam, Stuttard, David
Sam Moorhead, voted `Archaeologist of the Year 2011' by readers of Current Archaeology, is the National Finds Adviser for Iron Age and Roman Coins in the Department of Portable Antiquities and Treasure at the British Museum. David Stuttard is the founder of theatre company `Actors of Dionysus', and is the author of several books on the Classical world, including Greek ... Read more

Reviews for Romans Who Shaped Britain
'An engaging, thought-provoking and often entertaining read ... very compelling ... a must for those who are bored by (or feel they know everything about our Roman heritage' - BBC History Magazine 'A lively story ... offers a wonderful gallery of later characters' - Mary Beard, Sunday Times

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