At the time of the Roman invasion of Britain, the site of London was an untamed, uninhabited forest, and the victorious fleet founded Londinium, not as a garrison or a fortress, but as a centre of government. This is the story of earliest London from pre-Roman times to the age of Arthur.
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John Morris was the first professional historian to undertake a comprehensive assessment of the scattered evidence concerning the infant years of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, their influence on each other and their relationship with Europe. The Age of Arthur is now the classic account of the British Isles from the fourth to the seventh centuries. Senior Lecturer in Ancient History at University College, London, the late Dr John Morris founded the journal Past and Present in 1952 and was its first editor. He initiated a major new edition of the Doomsday Book and, with A.H.M. Jones, the Prosopography of the Later Roman Empire. His last book, Londinium: London in the Roman Empire, was published in 1982.
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Book Description Weidenfeld & Nicolson History, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110753806606
Book Description Weidenfeld & Nicolson History, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 753806606