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.
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'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...
Exploring the Depth and Beauty of Anglo-Saxon Literature
This map shows kingdoms in the island of Great Britain at about the year 800 CE. When we hear the words "Anglo-Saxon literature,"...
Gold Coin Naming a New King from Britian
This coin offers the first evidence for the existence of a local king called "Anarevito". He is not known either from...