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In 60CE Rome came close to losing the province of Britannia in an uprising led by the warrior queen Boudicca, who united the tribes in the area, destroyed several Roman settlements and defeated part of a Roman legion.
She has become an icon of British resistance, highlighting the difficulty Rome had in controlling the distant provinces.
Part III of ‘Enemies of Rome’
Guest: Associate Professor Rhiannon Evans (Head of Department of Languages and Linguistics, La Trobe University)