Why Did Rome Begin Conquering Britain?

The land of barbarians and myth

A statue of Emperor Claudius, currently on display at the Naples National Archaeological Museum.

BBritain didn’t hold much appeal to the ancient Romans. Their people were of no immediate threat to them like the Gauls, and their lands were not overflowing with wealth and food like Egypt (that the land is mineral-rich was likely not known to the Romans). While the Britons had assisted the Gauls in attempting to repel Caesar’s conquest of the…

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Jordan Franics

Jordan Franics

Interested in many things, I write about a variety of topics in-depth and often just scratching the surface. MPhys