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Rulers of Roman Britain: Kings, Queens, Governors and Emperors from Julius Caesar to Agricola
     

Rulers of Roman Britain: Kings, Queens, Governors and Emperors from Julius Caesar to Agricola

by David Braund
 

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In this book, David Braund offers a significantly different perspective upon the history of Roman Britain. He concentrates upon the literary evidence, which has been studied to a lesser extent than archaeology in recent years. Close attention to the Greek and Roman sources enables the construction of a new approach to Roman Britain, its history and its archaeology.

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In this book, David Braund offers a significantly different perspective upon the history of Roman Britain. He concentrates upon the literary evidence, which has been studied to a lesser extent than archaeology in recent years. Close attention to the Greek and Roman sources enables the construction of a new approach to Roman Britain, its history and its archaeology. For the first time, monarchy is identified as a key issue in the history of Roman Britain.

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Offers a new perspective on the history of Roman Britain based on Greek and Roman literary evidence, identifying monarchy as a key issue in the history of Roman Britain. Discusses the intellectual and political atmosphere surrounding Caesar's invasions of Britain, showing how ideologies and politics in Rome shaped classical accounts of politics and society in Roman Britain. Includes b&w photos. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780415008044
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/1996
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

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