The Roman Era
The British Isles, 55 BC-AD 410
Edited by Peter Salway
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Roman Era by Peter Salway
Book DescriptionThe Roman period marks the point at which the past of the British Isles starts to be approachable through substantial written sources as well as archaeology. Recent archaeological and documentary discoveries of major importance - and advances in the ways in which this evidence is analysed - make this an appropriate time to reconsider Roman Britain. This book distils the mass of new knowledge, setting the principal themes within a chronological framework. The team of contributing authors, which includes some of those most closely involved in discovery and analysis, applies both imagination and common sense to their subject. This book provides a lively picture of current knowledge and opinion about the Roman era in the history of the British Isles at this particularly exciting point in the evolution of the subject.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780198731948
(215mm x 138mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 31-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Peter Salway
Roman Britain: A Very Short Introduction, Paperback (May 2015)
For centuries Britain was an integral part of the Roman Empire. In this Very Short Introduction, Peter Salway weaves together the latest archaeological investigations and historical scholarship to chart life in Roman Britain from the first Roman invasion under Julius Caesar to the final collapse of the Roman Empire in the West around AD 500.
Frontier People of Roman Britain, Paperback (January 2009)
The Frontier area of northern England is the most important and reliable source for archaeologists in existence.
Roman Era, Hardback (January 2002)
The Roman period is where the past of the British Isles is first revealed through substantial written sources as well as archaeology. This book distils recent archaeological and documentary discoveries and advances in an accessible, concise manner for anyone interested in finding out more about the Roman Era.
History of Roman Britain, Paperback (May 2001)» View all books by Peter Salway
From the invasions of Julius Caesar to the unexpected end of Roman rule in the early fifth century AD and the subsequent collapse of society in Britain, this is an account of Roman Britain.
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Author Biography - Peter Salway
Peter Salway, All Souls College, Oxford, Emeritus Professor, The Open University. He is author of 'A History of Roman Britain' (OUP, 1997), 'The Oxford History of England: Roman Britain' (OUP, 1990), and 'The Oxford Illustrated History of Roman Britain' (OUP, 1993).
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