A Quick Guide to the History of Salisbury, England
The moment I sunk into the warm mismatched chairs at The Haunch of Venison,Â I knew that Salisbury was a special place...
Amphitheatres of Roman Britain: a study of their classes, architecture and uses
This thesis is a study of the classes, architecture and uses of Romano-British amphitheatres. Such a study is useful...
An Eye For Odin
The Anglo-Saxon Sutton Hoo helmet is a religious artefact dedicated to Woden the one eyed god of war. Recent research indicates...
Arched Gateway, Hadrian's Wall
An arched gateway of Hadrian's Wall (c. 122 CE) near Milecastle, Northumbira, UK.
Bede (c. 673 CE - 735 CE) was an English monk, historian, and scholar who lived in the Kingdom of Northumbria. He is...
Beer in the Ancient World
The intoxicant known in English as `beer' takes its name from the Latin `bibere' (by way of the German `bier'...
Boudicca was the Celtic Queen of the Iceni tribe of modern-day East Anglia, Britain, who led a revolt against Rome...
Boudicca: Queen of the Iceni, Scourge of Rome
Boudicca (died 61 CE) was the Celtic Queen of the Iceni tribe who led a revolt against Roman occupation of what is now...
Britain 383-410 CE
Based on Jones & Mattingly's Atlas of Roman Britain; Mattingly's Imperial Possession; Higham's Rome, Britain, and the Anglo-Saxons...
Britain's First Inscribed Coins
This coin, naming the ruler Commius, is probably the earliest evidence of writing in Britain. His name appears in its Celtic...