TOUR OF ROMAN BRITAIN What it looked like! What to see now!
TOUR OF ROMAN BRITAIN A bit of history ……………… Julius Caesar – “reconnaisance in force” of Southern Britain 55/54 BCE Invasion of Britain. Emperor Claudius enters Colchester in triumph. Britain becomes a Roman province. 43 CE 47 CE Conquest of South and East England complete 60/61 CE Revolt of Boudica in East Anglia Conquest of Northern Britain and Wales completed. 47/84 CE First conquest of Scotland fails. Start on building Hadrian’s Wall. 122 CE 270s CE Start of the Saxon Shore system. 400/2 CE Trouble on continent; legions withdrawn 409 CE Britain revolts against Rome; end of Roman rule.
The Tribes of Roman Britain TOUR OF ROMAN BRITAIN VACOMAGI CALEDONII TAEXALI VENICONES DUMNONII VOTADINI SELGOVAE NOVANTAE BRIGANTES PARISI CORIELTAUVI DECEANGLI CORNOVII ICENI ORDOVICES TRINOVANTES CATUVELLAUNI DEMETAE SILURES DOBUNNI ATREBATES CANTICI DUROTRIGES DUMNONII
TOUR OF ROMAN BRITAIN The Locals ~ People of the Iron Age Good morning and welcome! Vercingetorix, for goodness sake stop annoying that dog. Is it tea-time yet?
I could murder a hot drink! I think they went that way. TOUR OF ROMAN BRITAIN Beans, again!
Tribe:Trinovantes (possibly meaning "The Vigorous People" Capital:CAESAROMAGVSLocation:Widford,nr.Chelmsford,Essex. Extent:Essex,S.Suffolk. TOUR OF ROMAN BRITAIN
TOUR OF ROMAN BRITAIN Camulodunum (Colchester): started as a fortress then became a colonia for retired veteran soldiers
TOUR OF ROMAN BRITAIN Camulodunum (Colchester): The Balkerne Gate, near the Mercury Theatre
TOUR OF ROMAN BRITAIN Camulodunum (Colchester): temple for worship of the Emperor Claudius; all that is left is the substructure which is now the cellars of Colchester Castle
TOUR OF ROMAN BRITAIN Londinium also an important port