An Introduction to Roman Britain
This classic pamphlet provides an introduction to Roman Britain, examines the political history, the institutions of Roman Britain, the economic background and the end of Roman Britain.
The Roman conquest and occupation of Britain has long been taken as the conventional starting point of English History, and there is a conventional justification for so doing. For in the writings of the Roman historians, notably those of Caesar, Tacitus and Dion Cassius, occur the first literary records of historical events and historical personalities connected with this country. But it is perhaps worth asking...