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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At Cannae in Apulia, Hannibal cut to pieces a huge Roman force in 216 bc;27
Crassus was badly defeated at Carrhae in Mesopotamia in 53 bc.28 This being
so, it is not surprising that, according to both Tacitus and Dio, the revolt in Britain
The attitude to the defeated Britons shown by Suetonius Paulinus and his troops
is demonstrated with reference to some Roman 'conquest iconography' that,
although later in date than the mid-first century ad, has a strong resonance with
Despite her location in the 'Heroes of Wales' gallery, Havard Thomas's Boudica is
depicted as a protective mother, but she is certainly not presented as a virago but
rather as a dignified, defeated barbarian. A 'gold-haired assassin'23 can be ...
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Claudius and Britannia
Prasutagus and Boudica
big women in Iron Age Europe
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