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An atlas of Roman Britain

Author: Barri Jones; D J Mattingly
Publisher: Oxford : Oxbow, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a comprehensive atlas containing over 270 detailed and wide-ranging maps, figures, plans and site photographs on all aspects of Roman Britain.
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Genre/Form: History
Maps
Atlas
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jones, Barri.
Atlas of Roman Britain.
Oxford : Oxbow, 2002
(OCoLC)647507418
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barri Jones; D J Mattingly
ISBN: 1842170678 9781842170670
OCLC Number: 49656809
Notes: Originally published: Oxford : Blackwell, 1990.
Description: vii, 341 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: The physical context. Climate ; Soils and land use ; Coastal change --
Britain and the Roman geographers. The Roman's world ; Ptolemy's Geography ; The itineraries ; Romano-British place names --
Britain before the conquest. Tribal society ; Urbanization ; Coinage ; Material culture ; Trade ; Iron Age settlement in Wales ; Iron Age settlement in northern Britain --The conquest and garrisoning of Britain. Julius Caesar : the first invasions of Britain, 55 and 54 BC ; Claudius, AD 43 ; The conquest period ; Temporary camps ; The military garrison --
The development of the provinces. Formation and administration ; Cultural development ; Urbanization in Roman Britain ; Roman roads and milestones --
The economy. Mining and metallurgy ; The growth of trade ; Pottery and other industries ; Farming --
The countryside. Late prehistoric and early Roman landscapes ; Villas --
Religion. The classical pantheon ; African and eastern cults ; Celtic deities ; Fertility cults ; Temples ; Christianity and paganism in late Roman Britain ; Death and burial --
Devolution. Defence or dereliction? ; Continuity and change ; The Saxon inheritors.
Responsibility: Barri Jones and David Mattingly.

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