Beer in the Ancient World
The intoxicant known in English as `beer' takes its name from...
Boudicca: Queen of the Iceni, Scourge of Rome
Boudicca (died 61 CE) was the Celtic Queen of the Iceni tribe who...
Chester: A Time-Travelling City
It is said that Chester is the richest city in Britain in terms...
Illness and medicine in Roman Britain
Although medical science was still in its infancy during Roman...
Legends of the Rollright Stones, Oxfordshire
The Rollright Stones is the collective name for a group of enigmatic...
On the Ocean: The Famous Voyage of Pytheas
Sometime around 330 BCE, Pytheas, a little-known Greek merchant...
Tacitus on Boudicca's Revolt
Tacitus (full name, Publius Gaius Cornelius Tacitus, ca. 56 &ndash...
The health of Iron Age Britons
It is likely that many people in Iron Age Britain would have...
The Literary Development of the Arthurian Legend
The Arthurian legend begins with the Welsh cleric Geoffrey of Monmouth...
The people of Iron Age Britain
The people of Iron Age Britain were physically very similar...
The Roman Hoxne Hoard
The Hoxne Hoard is the largest cache of late Roman gold found anywhere...
The White Horse of Uffington
The cutting of huge figures or geoglyphs into the turf of English...