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Roman Invasion of Britain

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Gives the background of Britain before the Roman invasion of 43 AD & goes on to describe the Roman forces, the personalities involved, the actual invasion--including the crucial battle on the Medway--& Claudius' triumphal entrance into Camulodunum, the British capital.
Hardcover, 219 pages
Published 1992 by Marlboro Books Corp./Barnes & Noble (NY) (first published 1958)
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Tony
Jun 03, 2015 Tony rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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THE GREAT INVASION: How The Romans Conquered Britain. (1958). Leonard Cottrell. ***.
It looked like a good book that covered Rome’s invasion of Britain, and it was – but it was not for the faint-hearted. The author went into depth on each battle tactic and each leader, to the point where I didn’t know where we were at most times. The other confusing thing was that he used the old Roman names for the towns and areas of the island. I couldn’t tell where we were. About the only city I recognized was
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Richard Craig
Dec 20, 2010 Richard Craig rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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THE BLURB IN THE SEARCH ENGINE STATES FIRST PUBLISHED 1965 I HAVE AN OLD 1960 RU EDITION OF MY GRANDFATHERS THAT STATES FIRST PUBLISHED 1958.THAT STATED,THIS IS SO FAR A VERY GOOD READ.A MUST FOR ANYONE INTERESTED IN ROMANO-BRITISH HISTORY.
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Leonard Eric Cottrell was a prolific and popular British author and journalist. The majority of his books were popularizations of the archaeology of ancient Egypt.
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