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    DescriptionA collection of archaeological, numismatic, epigraphic and other evidence for the history of Britain under Roman rule which includes substantial extracts from Caesar's Gallic Wars , Tacitus' Annals and Agricola , Dio Cassius, Bede and Gildas.


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    Title
    Roman Britain
    Subtitle
    A Sourcebook
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by S. Ireland
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 300
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 422 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415131346
    ISBN 10: 0415131340
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    Abridged Dewey: 930
    LC classification: DE
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    DC20: 936.104
    DC22: 936.104
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    1
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    06 March 1996
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    "As long as Ireland continues to show an interest in keeping up with the latest developments in the field, the scholarly community will respond by continuing to make this the most recommended sourcebook for students of Roman Britain."-"Bryn Mawr Classical Review
    Back cover copy
    Since it was first published in 1986, Roman Britain has established itself as the only full collection of source material on the subject. It incorporates literary, numismatic and epigraphic evidence for the history of Britain under Roman rule, as well as translations of the main literary sources. It has been substantially revised and updated for this new edition. This collection, based on the author's many years of teaching the subject to undergraduates, is a thorough and scholarly compilation of all the sources. It includes extracts from writers as varied as Caesar, Tacitus, Dio Cassius, Ammianus, Bede, Gildas and Zosimus. Though most of the material is arranged chronologically, there are also thematic sections on geography, religion and social and economic activity. Each section is prefaced by an introductory note, and there is also a general introduction. Roman Britain also incorporates illustrations and maps, which enhance the attractiveness of this collection as a teaching tool and a work of reference.