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AD43 : A Reassessment - JOHN MANLEY


A Reassessment

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This book assesses the Roman invasion of Britain in AD
43. The author challenges the accepted wisdom that the
Romans landed at Richborough in Kent. He argues for
Fishbourne in Sussex - and for a landing to support an
already highly Romanized way of life.

Acknowledgementsp. 4
List of illustrationsp. 6
Forewordp. 7
A personal preamblep. 8
It was a long time ago: does it really matter?p. 9
Were the Romans really like us?p. 15
What kinds of evidence do we have for the Roman invasion of Britain?p. 21
Why was Richborough eventually chosen by modern historians?p. 31
What happened between Caesar and Claudius?p. 37
What on Roman historians tell us?p. 51
What do we know about the environment in A.D. 43?p. 71
What else can we deduce from our own experiences about the events of A.D. 43?p. 81
What did they really find at Richborough?p. 93
And what did they (and we) really find at Fishbourne?p. 111
Is there archaeological evidence for the Romans' route to the Thames?p. 129
Does talking lead to the 'truth'?p. 139
What conclusions can I draw (if any)?p. 142
Dates of Emperors, and Governors of Roman Britainp. 147
Early Roman military sitesp. 148
Notes and referencesp. 149
Bibliographyp. 156
Indexp. 159
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ISBN: 9780752419596
ISBN-10: 0752419595
Series: Tempus Ser.
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 19th April 2002
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.8 x 17.1  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.41