Roman Historical Sources' reliablity- STRABO

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Works called...?
Strabo's Geography.
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Written when...?
20 AD - only useful for Caesar's Invasions.
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Strabo was a...?
Greek geographer.
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In regards to Britain he isn't...?
All that reliable.
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Gained most information from...?
Merchants and exiles.
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Wrote to...?
Reflect / justify Augustus' and Tiberius' lack of invasion.
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Therefore presents Britain as...?
Much more friendly to Rome than it was (Dio Cassius: Augustus wanted to invade as British wouldn't pay tribute).
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He calls the Briton's economy...?
Backward- but contradicted by archeological evidence...
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This evidence includes...?
Welwyn Burial hoard; Snettisham hoard (inc. gold Torc); Battersea shield; Thames Spear; gold finds from Norfolk.
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