THE GODS AND RITUALS OF ROMAN BRITAIN

Date
21-05-2019
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Venue
Assemby Rooms
Price
£9 (excl. fees)
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About the Event

The Roman arrival brought lasting change to Britain. Weaving together fascinating latest research and ancient source material, in her book, Sacred Britannia, archaeologist and academic Miranda Aldhouse-Green explores how deities, cults and beliefs were challenged, adapted and absorbed by both sides.

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About the Author

Miranda Aldhouse-Green is Professor of Archaeology at Cardiff University. She has published widely on the Celts, including for Dictionary of Celtic Myth and Legend, Exploring the World of the Druids, and The Celtic Myths.

Reviews

‘Rarely has a book about the ancient world felt as relevant to our present times’ CURRENT ARCHAEOLOGY

‘A treasure-house of learning and a pleasure to read’ HISTORY TODAY

‘A good read … critical of the evidence and honest about the difficulties of understanding a past very different from our times’ BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGY