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Calgacus

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Is the name given by Tacitus to the leader of the Caledonian confederacy at the battle against the Romans under Agricola at Mons Graupius in 83/4. Calgacus appears only to give a speech...

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Calgacus

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Is the name given by Tacitus to the leader of the Caledonian confederacy at the battle against the Romans under Agricola at Mons Graupius in 83/4. Calgacus appears only to give a speech...

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Calgacus

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 69 words.

is the name given by *Tacitus to the leader of the Caledonian confederacy at the battle against the Romans

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Calgacus

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 71 words.

is the name given by *Tacitus to the leader of the Caledonian confederacy at the battle against the Romans under ...

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Calgacus

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 40 words.

Name given by Tacitus to the red-headed, sword-wielding native leader defeated by Julius Agricola at Mons Graupius in north-eastern Scotland

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Calgacus

John Cannon and Anne Hargreaves.

in The Kings and Queens of Britain

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 103 words.

In his account of Agricola's advance into Scotland in 84, Tacitus recorded that his adversaries were led by

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Calgacus

Alan Simon Esmonde Cleary.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 99 words.

is the name given by *Tacitus to the leader of the Caledonian confederacy at the climactic battle against the Romans

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Calgacus

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 100 words.

is the name given by *Tacitus to the leader of the Caledonian confederacy at the climactic battle against the

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Calgacus [Galgacus] (fl. c. ad 83/4), chieftain in Caledonia

G. S. Maxwell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 530 words.

Calgacus [Galgacus] (fl. c. ad 83/4), chieftain in Caledonia, was the British war leader whom Tacitus represents as exhorting the confederate host which opposed a...

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Caledonii

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

The people of the Scottish Highlands. For a people on the fringes of the known world, the Caledonians make an appearance in the works of a surprising number of Roman writers. Xiphilinus...

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Answers

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

1. Lord Randolph Churchill in 1886. See Goschen.

2. The shooting of 400 people in India in 1922 poisoned relations between Indians and British.

3. Corruption of Indian...

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Voices of Resistance

Richard Rutherford.

in Ancient Historiography and its Contexts

April 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History. 8943 words.

This chapter makes a sustained comparison between the speeches of Calgacus and Agricola in Tacitus's Agricola, and the longer sequence in the narrative of the Batavian revolt in Tacitus,...

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The Utopian City in Tacitus’ <i>Agricola</i>

Richard Alston.

in The Production of Space in Latin Literature

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 9590 words.

This chapter explores Tacitus’ reading of the question of the relationship of the individual to empire in the Agricola. Tacitus constructed an understanding of Rome’s empire as a total...

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Life on the Frontier

Guy de la Bédoyère.

in The Real Lives of Roman Britain

July 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 10145 words.

This chapter describes the Roman invasion of northern Britain. The most protracted campaigns took place in the late 70s and early 80s when governor Gnaeus Julius Agricola embarked on a war...

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Edward McGuire

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b Glasgow, 1948).

Scottish composer and flautist. Won Nat. Young Composers' comp. 1969. Flautist with folk group The Whistlebinkies from 1973. Prin. works:

operas:

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