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'Londinium: London in the Roman Empire' by John Morris is an absolutely wonderful book on the history of London's origins. A narrative history that is thorough and interesting, this text covers a wide range of historical issues. Morris organises the book in three sections: The Making of ... Read review

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"'Londinium: London in the Roman Empire' by John Morris is an absolutely wonderful book on the history of London's origins. A narrative history that is thorough and interesting, this text covers a wide range of historical issues. Morris organises the book in three sections: The Making of London, Roman London, and The Survival of London. Apart from these three primary sections is an Introduction, notes, bibliography, and an index. Morris correctly ..." Read review
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Seeking the foundations

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"'Londinium: London in the Roman Empire' by John Morris is an absolutely wonderful book on the history of London's origins. A narrative history that is thorough and interesting, this text covers a wide range of historical issues. Morris organises the book in three sections: The Making of London, Roman London, and The Survival of London. Apart from these three primary sections is an Introduction, notes, bibliography, and an index. Morris correctly ..." Read review
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At the time of the Roman invasion of Britain, the site of London was an untamed,uninhabited forest and the conquering Roman fleet founded Londinium, as they named it, not as a garrison or a fortress but as a centre of government. John Morris' "Londinium" ia a authoritative account of London's first 600 years, frompre-Roman to Saxon times. See all Product Description

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Author John Morris
Title Londinium: London in the Roman Empire
Genre History
Type Non-Fiction
ISBN 029778093X; 0297841459

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