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A significant other to Persius and Juvenal breaks new floor in its in-depth specialise in either authors as "satiric successors"; special person contributions recommend unique views on their paintings, and supply an in-depth exploration of Persius' and Juvenal's afterlives.

• presents unique and updated advice at the texts and contexts of Persius and Juvenal
• bargains mammoth dialogue of the reception of either authors, reflecting essentially the most leading edge paintings being performed in modern Classics
• incorporates a thorough exploration of Persius' and Juvenal's afterlives

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In B. Cunliffe, Hengistbury Head. Oxford, 138–40. Smith, R. A. 1912. On Late-Celtic antiquities discovered at Welwyn, Herts. Archaeologia, 63, 1–30. Stead, I. M. 1967. A La Te`ne III burial at Welwyn Garden City. Archaeologia, 101, 1–62. Williams, D. 1987. Amphorae [from Hengistbury]. In B. Cunliffe, Hengistbury Head. Oxford, 271–5. Wright, E. , Hedges, R. E. , Bayliss, A. and Van de Noort, R. 2001. New AMS radiocarbon dates for the North Ferriby boats – a contribution to dating prehistoric seafaring in north-western Europe.

2 Standing back from this material, we would have to conclude that some degree of social ranking existed throughout most of central and Atlantic Britain. Not surprisingly, however, there were differences in the way that such ranking was constituted and expressed over such a vast area, and the Romans will almost certainly have had more difficulty assimilating some of the groups and households who held status and authority locally to their own category of nobiles than others (cf. Wells 2002). At this stage, few of these local leaders can have had access to the Roman imports which might have marked them out, and those that did may have rejected some and adapted others – as happened with brass imported into northern England, which was rapidly transformed into traditional valuables such as horse harness.

This chapter will focus on the relative scale and complexity of Late Iron Age communities in different regions and the processes of change which they were undergoing; it will seek to go into greater detail where this is possible. First, however, we need to assess the nature of the various sources of evidence for Late Iron Age societies, first textual and numismatic, and then archaeological. SOCIETY AND POLITY IN LATE IRON AGE BRITAIN 13 Literary and Numismatic Sources Although late Iron Age Britain was described by a number of contemporary authors, including Caesar (De Bello Gallico, especially V.

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