The Roman Conquest of Scotland: The Battle of Mont Graupius AD 84.

By: Fraser, James E.

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Paperback in very good condition. First edition. Pp159 plus 11 pages of The History Press' catalogue. With b&w i8llustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, list of illustrations and maps, index. The story of the Roman conquest of Scotland. In the summer of 84 AD the Italian gentleman Gnaeus Iulius Agricola, governor of Roman Britain (78-84 AD), led an army of Roman legionary soldiers and barbarian auxiliaries into northern Britain, known as Caledonia to the Romans. At a place called Mount Graupius, Agricola won a decisive victory over a large Caledonian host, and it appeared at the time that, forty-one years on, the Roman military conquest of Britain had finally been completed. Agricola had already begun thinking about a new challenge - the invasion and conquest of Ireland - but was recalled from Britain by the emperor; and it proved to be Rome's failure - or unwillingness - to assume political control over northern Britain in the wake of Agricola's achievement that would become greatly significant in shaping the medieval and post-medieval political and cultural history of Britain and Ireland. S13.

Title: The Roman Conquest of Scotland: The Battle of Mont Graupius AD 84.

Author Name: Fraser, James E.

Categories: Scottish History, History,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: The History Press, 2008. 9780752448152: 2008

ISBN Number: 0752448153

ISBN Number 13: 9780752448152

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 879

Keywords: Scotland, Roman Scotland, Mont Graupius, Roman Conquest, Scottish History Scottish History,