1. Dio Cassius presents a scathing account on Claudius' contribution to the invasion in AD43.
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2. In Tacitus' "The Agricola" The former comments on troop withdrawals at the end of Agricola's govenorship, by saying:
- not a single fort esablished by Agricola was either stormed by the enemy or abandoned by capitulation or flight
- The tribes in Caledonia flew to arms
- Scotland was taken and immediatly let go
- Britain was taken and immediatly let go
- he posted some troops, hoping for fresh conquests rather than fearing attack
3. Strabo said of the Britons...
- They have have not the skill nor eloquence to write.
- They have milk but cannot make cheese.
- They are under the dominion of a great king.
- They have milk, but do not drink it.
- They are barbaric in the extreme and ritually sacrifice humans.
4. Millet's pollen analysis provides evidence for what?
- That the Britons picked flowers for decoration.
- Flowers that are now extinct grew in Roman Britain.
- That ground clearances occured to make way for crops.
- That the Britons had developed a sophisticated form of arable farming.
- The Britons had no agriculture before the Romans invaded.
5. The Atrebates presented a strong resistance to the Roman invasion.