Graham Webster

Boudica - The British Revolt against Rome AD60

1978 (Copyright)

Main Details
Credits
Author Graham Webster
About/Subject Boudica
About/Subject Ancient Britain
About/Subject Roman Britain
About/Subject Celts
About/Subject Iceni
Date
Copyright 1978
First Published 1978
Identifying Codes
ISBN 0 7134 1064 7
Format Hardback
Publication Location B.T Batsford Ltd London U.K
Genre
Page Count / Font 152 pages / Set in Linotype Garamond II on 12 pt
Language English
Chapters LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
MAPS AND DIAGRAMS
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
PREFACE
INTRODUCTION

1 Sources
Ancient historians
The contribution of archaeology
Ariel reconnaissance

2 The Opposing Forces and the State of Britain 54 BC
The Roman Army
The Britons the evidence of Gallic and British coins
Gallic refugees the evidence of pottery
Caesar's expeditions to Britain
Commius of the Atrebates

3 Britain between the Invasions 54 BC-AD 43
Cunobelinus
Camulodunum
The Atrebates
The Iceni
Post-Augustus policies and trade
The death of Cunobelinus and its aftermath

4 The conquest of AD 43
The campaign of Aulus Plautius
The raids of Caratacus
The campaign against Caratacus
The Druids
The accession of Nero and the advance into Wales

5 The Storm Breaks AD60
The causes of the Revolt
The uprising and destruction of Camulodunum
The sack of London and Verulamium
Roman Revenge
The aftermath

6 The Evidence from the Ground
In the territory of the Iceni Celtic and Roman military weapons The military dispositions after the battle
The Lunt at Baginton, near Coventry
Mancetter: the site of the battle?

7 The Trail of Destruction
The destruction of Camulodunum
The temple of Claudius
The destruction of London
Verulamium
The bronze head of Claudius
The Hockwold Treasure
The Hawkesdon helmet
The tombstone of Classicianus

EPILOGUE
REFERENCES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
GLOSSARY OF LATIN TERMS AND WORDS
INDEX
Notes Printed by The Anchor Press Ltd, Tiptree, Essex for the publishers B.T Batsford Ltd 4 Fitzhardinge Street, London, W1H0AH
Bound by WM Brendon & Sons Ltd, Tiptree, Essex

24 Photographs
8 Maps and diagrams

This cover illustration shows a battle between Romans and Britons, from a Roman sarcophagus

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