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336 Pages | 40 illustrations

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190937416


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Conquering the Ocean

The Roman Invasion of Britain

Richard Hingley

Ancient Warfare and Civilization

  • Casts new light on a key period of the British past, when much of the island was incorporated into the Mediterranean-based empire of Rome
  • Examines British resistance to and rebellion against imperial domination
  • Assimilates the abundant literary and archaeological evidence, some of it only recently discovered
  • Develops a new idea about Hadrian's motivation behind the construction of the famous Wall on the northern frontier of the province