By Malcolm Todd
This significant survey of the background and tradition of Roman Britain spans the interval from the 1st century BC to the 5th century AD.
- Major survey of the heritage and tradition of Roman Britain
- Brings jointly experts to supply an outline of modern debates approximately this period
- Exceptionally large insurance, embracing political, monetary, cultural and non secular life
- Focuses on adjustments in Roman Britain from the 1st century BC to the 5th century AD
- Includes pioneering reports of the human inhabitants and animal assets of the island.
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These include Italian metal tableware like the silver cups from burials at Welwyn Garden City (Stead 1967) and Welwyn (Smith 1912), the bronze oenochoe (jug) and patella (pan) from burial Y at Aylesford, Kent (Evans 1890), the bronze jugs and patera from Welwyn (Smith 1912), the bronze patella from Stanfordbury (Dryden 1845) and possibly the bronze strainer and dish from Welwyn Garden City (Stead 1967: 23–7). An even more exotic range of imports, including ivory-mounted furniture, ornamented mail armour and the famous medallion of Augustus, were recovered from a small group of extremely rich burials – Folly Lane, Stanway and Lexden (see below, pp.
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