Boudica Britannia: Rebel, War-leader and Queen
Pearson Longman, 2006 - Всего страниц: 286
"'[This] book is a jolly good read...lively, confident and [filled with] thought-provoking parallels with modern times [...]Professor Aldhouse-Green is well equipped to do justice to the fearsome warrior queen of the Britons who so nearly brought the story of Roman Britain to a premature end. This important study of Boudica not only makes full use of recent archaeological and classical scholarship, it also offers exciting new psychological insights into the first woman to make a significant impact on the history of Britain'."
"Dr Paul R. Sealey, Assistant Curator of Archaeology, Colchester Museums"
When Roman troops threatened to seize the wealth of the Iceni people, their queen, Boudica, retaliated by inciting a major uprising, allying her tribe with the neighbouring Trinovantes. The ensuing clash is one of the most important - and dramatic - events in the history of Britain, standing testament to what can happen when an insensitive colonial power meets determined resistance from a subjugated people head-on.
In this fascinating account of a legendary figure, Miranda Aldhouse-Green raises questions about female power, colonial oppression, and whether Boudica would be seen today as a freedom fighter, terrorist or martyr.
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Dr Paul Sealey (The Castle Museum, Colchester), himself a Boudican specialist,
kindly acted as the 'anonymous' external reviewer of the book, and I am
immensely grateful to him for pointing out errors and for his generous sharing of
A comparison between treatments of the event in the museum displays at
Norwich, Colchester and London reveals discrepant coverage and, more marked
still, is the way in which these asymmetries keep pace with the narratives in the ...
Colchester Archaeological Thist 2001. 'Roman Colchester uncovered'. The
Colchester Archaeologist No. 14, 9-17. Colchester Archaeological Trust 2003a. '
Harpers - Roman floors under your feet', The Colchester Archaeologist No. 16, 22
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Claudius and Britannia
Prasutagus and Boudica
big women in Iron Age Europe
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