The Britain Of The Roman Occupation Is, In A Way, An Age That Is Dark To Us While The Main Events From BC To AD Are Little Disputed, And The Archaeological Remains Of Villas, Forts, Walls, And Cities Explain A Great Deal, We Lack A Clear Sense Of Individual Lives This Book Is The First To Infuse The Story Of Britannia With A Beating Heart, The First To Describe In Detail Who Its Inhabitants Were And Their Place In Our History A Lifelong Specialist In Romano British History, Guy De La B Doy Re Is The First To Recover The Period Exclusively As A Human Experience He Focuses Not On Military Campaigns And Imperial Politics But On Individual, Personal Stories Roman Britain Is Revealed As A Place Where The Ambitious Scramble For Power And Prestige, The Devout Seek Solace And Security Through Religion, Men And Women Eke Out Existences In A Provincial Frontier Land De La B Doy Re Introduces Fortunata The Slave Girl, Emeritus The Frustrated Centurion, The Grieving Father Quintus Corellius Fortis, And The Brilliant Metal Worker Boduogenus, Among Numerous Others Through A Wide Array Of Records And Artifacts, The Author Introduces The Colourful Cast Of Immigrants Who Arrived During The Roman Era While Offering An Unusual Glimpse Of Indigenous Britons, Until Now Nearly Invisible In Histories Of Roman Britain
Guy de la B doy re is author of Roman Britain A New History and many other histories of Roman Britain widely admired for their accessibility and flair He is also author of the popular volume The Romans for Dummies.
- 264 pages
- The Real Lives of Roman Britain
- Guy de la Bédoyère
- 10 May 2019 Guy de la Bédoyère