Osprey's Campaign title for the battle at Mons Graupius (83 AD), which was a decisive conflict between Rome and Britain. In AD 77, Roman forces under Agricola marched into the northern reaches of Britain in an attempt to pacify the Caledonian tribesman. For seven years, the Romans marched and battled across what is now Scotland. Finally, in AD 83, they fought the final battle at Mons Graupius wher...
Series: Campaign (Book 224)
Paperback: 96 pages
Publisher: Osprey Publishing (July 20, 2010)
Product Dimensions: 7.3 x 0.3 x 9.8 inches
Amazon Rank: 301895
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The battle between Roman legions and Caledonian tribesmen at Mons Graupius, somewhere in northern Scotland, continues to cause controversy two millennia later. Where did the battle take place? And did it really happen? Historian Duncan Campbell tac...
ledonians were slaughtered from only 360 Roman dead. It proved the high-water mark of Roman power in Britain. Following unrest elsewhere in the empire, the north of Scotland was abandoned and Rome's forces began their long retreat. Never again would Roman arms stand on the edge of the known world.