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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The Winchester hoard50 and the Hayling Island temple : 51 archaeological evidence for Britain and Augustan Rome In September 2000 Kevin Halls was out with his metal detector near Winchester in Hampshire when he discovered part of what ...
But what is more , there is evidence from her physical remains that she had a facial peculiarity : a large purple growth had disfigured her from childhood . We have , then , to envisage a mature woman of high status , who may have ...
Our knowledge of Cartimandua is entirely due to historical references ; the same is broadly true of Boudica , but we do have coins that mention her royal kindred , and there is plenty of indirect archaeological evidence , in the form of ...
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