Antiquitates Bremetonacenses; Or, The Roman Antiquities Of Overborough

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byRichard Rauthmell

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1824. Excerpt: ... bly they were hid in the war time) one Bonosus a Briton, setting up for Roman emperor, who after much bloodshed was subdued by Victorious, general to the emperor Probus. And thus much concerning the military way between Overborough and Ribchester. These military ways are the surest guides to trace out all Antoninus's stations by, because there are no stations in Antoninus, but those which stand upon military ways: so that catch hold of a military way, and pursue it; and depend upon it, it will lead and conduct one, like Ariadne's clue, to some station mentioned by Antoninus. CHAP V. THE YEAR WHEN, AND THE ROMAN GENERAL WHO, ERECTED THE STATION OF BREMETONAC.E, COLLECTED OUT OF TACITUS. No author within the compass of my reading, among the moderns, has ever yet acquainted us with the name of the Roman general, who conquered Lancashire, and reduced this country to the Roman empire. No antiquarian has yet told us, who that Roman was, who erected any one of the four stations in Lancashire. I hope therefore it will not be imputed to me as time ill spent, or labour ill bestowed, if I attempt this difficult task; and if upon trial I fall short in my proofs, I still natter myself I shall merit pardon, while I am endeavouring to bring honour to mine own country, the western Brigantes; by attempting to prove who that Roman general was, who instructed and initiated the western Brigantes, the first people of all the Britons, in the dress, language, arts and accomplishments of the Romans. In order therefore to bring to light this dark part of the history of our country, I propose to do these four things. First, to prove from Tacitus, that Julius Agricola, who was propraetor in Britain under Flavius Vespasian the emperor, was commander of the legions here, and was the ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1824. Excerpt: ... bly they were hid in the war time) one Bonosus a Briton, setting up for Roman emperor, who after much bloodshed was subdued by...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:30 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217174574

ISBN - 13:9780217174572

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