Boudicca's Rebellion Ad 60-61: The Britons Rise Up Against Rome by Nic FieldsBoudicca's Rebellion Ad 60-61: The Britons Rise Up Against Rome by Nic Fields

Boudicca's Rebellion Ad 60-61: The Britons Rise Up Against Rome

byNic FieldsIllustratorPeter Dennis

Paperback | April 19, 2011

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When the Romans occupied the southern half of Britain in AD 43, the Iceni tribe quickly allied themselves with the invaders. Having paid tribute to Rome, they continued to be ruled by their own kings. But 17 years later, when Prasutagus, the king of the Iceni, died, the Romans decided to incorporate his kingdom into the new province. When his widow Boudicca protested, she "was flogged and their daughters raped", sparking one of the most famous rebellions in history. This book tells how Boudicca raised her people and other tribes in revolt, overran the provincial towns of Camulodunum (Colchester), Londinium (London) and Verulamium (St Albans), destroyed the IX Legion, and nearly took control of the fledgling Roman province, before being finally brought to heel in a pitched battle at Mancetter.
Dr. Nic Fields started his career as a biochemist before joining the Royal Marines. Having left the military, he went back to University and completed a BA and PhD in Ancient History at the University of Newcastle. He was Assistant Director at the British School at Athens, Greece, and then a lecturer in Ancient History at the Universit...
Title:Boudicca's Rebellion Ad 60-61: The Britons Rise Up Against RomeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.83 × 7.3 × 0.32 inPublished:April 19, 2011Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1849083134

ISBN - 13:9781849083133

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Table of Contents

Introduction /Chronology /Opposing commanders /Opposing armies /Opposing plans /The campaign /Aftermath /The Battlefield today /Bibliography /Glossary /Index