BOUDICA BRITANNIA PDF

“Equally at home with the classical Graeco-Roman world and that of the prehistoric European Iron Age, Professor Aldhouse-Green is well equipped to do justice. Boudica Britannia has 17 ratings and 2 reviews. Simon said: This is the most thought provoking book I have ever read on the subject of Boudica’s rebellio. Boudica and beyond. Folklore needs folk heroes, and Britannia delivers. Its main characters include the warrior queen Antedia (Zoë.

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Return to Book Page. Boudica Britannia by Miranda Aldhouse-Green. When Roman troops threatened to seize the wealth of the Iceni people, their queen, Boudica, retaliated by inciting a major uprising, allying her tribe with the neighbouring Trinovantes.

The ensuing clash is one of the most important – and dramatic – events in the history of Britain, standing testament to what can happen when an insensitive colonial power meets determined r When Roman troops threatened to seize the wealth of the Iceni people, their queen, Boudica, retaliated by inciting a major uprising, allying her tribe with the neighbouring Trinovantes.

The ensuing clash is one of the most important – and dramatic – events in the history of Britain, standing testament to boudca can happen when an insensitive colonial power meets determined resistance from a subjugated people head-on.

In this fascinating account of a legendary figure, Miranda Aldhouse-Green raises questions about female power, colonial oppression, and whether Boudica would be seen today as a freedom fighter, terrorist or martyr.

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To ask other boudca questions about Boudica Britanniaplease sign up. Lists with This Noudica. Apr 25, Simon rated it it was amazing. This is the most thought provoking book I have ever read on the subject of Boudica’s rebellion against the forces of Rome. Miranda Aldhouse Green does not look at the event in isolation, but places briyannia within the context of the greater Roman world with its politics and its cultural and religeous beliefs and practices.

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The archelogical record together with the written sources are examined to reveal not just the story of the rebellion that nearly put paid to the Roman occupation bojdica Britain, but also This is the most thought provoking book I have ever read on the subject of Boudica’s rebellion against the forces of Rome. The archelogical record together with the written sources are examined to reveal not just the story of the rebellion that nearly put paid to the Roman occupation of Britain, but also to hint at the complex web of British tribal alliences that may have saved the Romans from total disaster.

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She gained a research scholarship at the Britamnia University and was awarded a doctorate in for her thesis on Romano-Celtic sun-symbolism. She has supervised more than twenty PhD and MPhil students to successful completion.

She lectures on Early Celtic Studies and contributes to the third-year undergraduate Theory course. External responsibilities include membership of the Ancient Monuments Advisory Board for Wales, presidency of the Prehistoric Society and membership of the management board of the University of Wales Press.

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