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The beginnings of British history

Peter Salway.

in Roman Britain

May 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient Roman History; British History. 5547 words.

The origins of Britain stretch back to before the Roman period. By the time of the Roman conquest, the culture of Britain had around fifteen hundred to two thousand years of development...

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The Beginnings of British History

Peter Salway.

in Roman Britain

August 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient Roman History; British History. 4137 words.

The origins of Britain stretch back to before the Roman period. By the time of the Roman conquest, the culture of Britain had around fifteen hundred to two thousand years of development...

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Britain in the Late Empire

Peter Salway.

in Roman Britain

May 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient Roman History; British History. 9972 words.

It has long been recognized that the first half of the fourth century was a ‘golden age’ for Roman Britain. This was based on sound foundations from the century before, and continued trends...

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Britain under the Late Empire

Peter Salway.

in Roman Britain

August 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient Roman History; British History. 7392 words.

It has long been recognized that the first half of the fourth century was a ‘golden age’ for Roman Britain. This was based on sound foundations from the century before, and continued trends...

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The end of Roman rule

Peter Salway.

in Roman Britain

May 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient Roman History; British History. 4084 words.

In 409 the mutiny of the Roman army in Britain under its British-born commander coincided with renewed assaults on Britain by enemies, including the Saxons. At this point Britain rebelled,...

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The End of Roman Rule

Peter Salway.

in Roman Britain

August 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient Roman History; British History. 1272 words.

In 409 the mutiny of the Roman army in Britain under its British-born commander coincided with renewed assaults on Britain by enemies, including the Saxons. At this point Britain rebelled,...

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Roman Britain

Peter Salway.

May 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Ancient Roman History; British History. 144 pages.

For four centuries Britain was an integral part of the Roman Empire, a political system stretching from Turkey to Portugal and from the Red Sea to the Tyne and beyond. Roman Britain: A Very...

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Roman Britain

Peter Salway.

August 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Ancient Roman History; British History. 96 pages.

Roman Britain: A Very Short Introduction weaves together the results of archaeological investigation and historical scholarship to chart life in Roman Britain from the first Roman invasion...

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The Roman Conquest

Peter Salway.

in Roman Britain

May 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient Roman History; British History. 12845 words.

How did the invasion of Britain come about? How did the British tribes react? ‘The Roman Conquest’ looks at the reasons for invasion, the events surrounding invasion, and the initial...

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The Roman Conquest

Peter Salway.

in Roman Britain

August 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient Roman History; British History. 7241 words.

How did the invasion of Britain come about? How did the British tribes react? ‘The Roman Conquest’ looks at the reasons for invasion, the events surrounding invasion, and the initial...

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