Essays Tagged: "Boudicca"

The Roman Occupation of Britian

thousands of miles away. This general harsh treatment of the British people led to the rebellion of Boudicca and the sack and Burning of London.The Romans occupied Britain from 47 ad. to 450 ad. They ... ined loyal with there treaty with Rome. Then in the winter of 60ad. Prasutigas died leaving a widow Boudicca and two daughters.Since the succession of his empty throne rested upon the Roman governmen, ...

(10 pages) 84 0 3.0 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Boudicca

tate, so they moved to appropriate all of the Iceni lands and disarm the tribe. Prasutagas's widow, Boudicca (or Boadicea as she is sometimes known) protested. The Romans had her flogged and her daugh ... ughters were raped. This high handed treatment of an ostensible ally had predictable results. Queen Boudicca raised the Iceni and the neighbouring Trinivantes tribe in revolt against Roman rule.The Co ...

(4 pages) 31 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Boudicca: Just Ruler or power Mongering Tyrant

rly In the days of Roman Britain, in the 1st century AD, there lived a warrior queen by the name of Boudicca. Flame-haired and proud, she ruled the Iceni. The lands she governed were located in what i ... e had inherited them from her late husband, Prasutagus. When he died, he had left half his lands to Boudicca and her daughters, and the other half to the Emperor Nero, as a sort of payoff to encourage ...

(6 pages) 18 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Celtic Britain - Different images of Boudicca, Queen of the Iceni, from Roman times to the Present

Celtic Britain - Assessment Task- Explain the different images of Boudicca from Roman times through to the present. -Throughout history, people have had different ima ... by her bravery in leading her people against an oppressive force. Others, like the Romans, thought Boudicca was a savage. Whether they thought well of her or not, the story of Boudicca featured in ma ... ch is the most honest account, and we are left to analyse previous sources and form our own view of Boudicca, the Queen of the Iceni.The first insights we gain to what Boudicca was seen as are from th ...

(6 pages) 30 0 3.8 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Assess the Nature of Interaction between Rome and the Celts

xemplified in two battles between the vast empire and its comparatively diminutive counterpart. The Boudiccan revolt was initiated by the rape of two small girls, and succeeded by the cruel massacre o ... lity where a battle of wills and tactics existed within a larger battle between two ruthless armies.Boudicca, the Iceni Queen and of Roman decent, ruled over a small tribe of Britons who challenged th ...

(7 pages) 17 0 4.5 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

The Roman Occupation Of Britian

thousands of miles away. This general harsh treatment of the British people led to the rebellion of Boudicca and the sack and Burning of London.The Romans occupied Britain from 47 ad. to 450 ad. They ... ined loyal with there treaty with Rome. Then in the winter of 60ad. Prasutigas died leaving a widow Boudicca and two daughters.Since the succession of his empty throne rested upon the Roman governmen, ...

(10 pages) 824 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

“Historians constantly reinterpret the past”. Discuss this statement in relation to the changing interpretation of Boudicca.

stantly reinterpret the past". Discuss this statement in relation to the changing interpretation of Boudicca.Throughout the past, historians have been constantly reinterpreting Boudicca's story and re ... ory and relating her significance to events of the time. At several points in history, the image of Boudicca has been glorified and shaped to complement other significant people in society, such as Qu ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jan/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History