The Romans in Britain site main banner

Check out some great books and help the site! I have chosen these books as among the best to illustrate this subject.


Romans in Britain site menu header


KultOfAthena.com
button for Romans in Britain home page
button for Romans in Britain Site map page
button for Romans in Britain Timeline of the Roman Invasion page
The Expeditions
The invasion of Britain
Early occupation
The tribes revolt
The Boudiccan rebellion
2nd century onwards
Decline of Roman Britain
button for Romans in Britain Glossary of Roman terms area
button for Romans in Britain Bookstore
button for Romans in Britain Links page
Add YOUR link button on Romans in Britain website
About Site button on Romans in Britain website
15 most-viewed pages button on Romans in Britain website
Please give us your feedback
Do you want to quote this site?

KultOfAthena.com

Add our Button link:

Visit Soul of the Warrior!


The Romans Changed Britain

The Romans changed the Britons in several ways since the Britons were a pretty barbaric peoples -- they brought unity and order to a place that had previously been made up of warring tribes. When the Romans came they modernised Britain forever. They taught them about hygiene, about clean drinking water, a calendar, laws and legal system. They also introduced new infrastructure such as straight roads, central heating, aqueducts as well as concrete. Basically, the Romans changed the British culture, geography and even their way of thinking and had an effect on the British language,

The Romans left behind a huge legacy: Many types of animals and plants were brought to Britain in Roman times. e.g. sweet chestnut trees and chickens.

When we travel many people still measure distance in miles and until recently we measured most things in feet and inches. All these are Roman measurements.

The rich of the indigenous tribes, those who adopted Roman ways, began to enjoy previously unheard-of luxuries such as plumbing, central heating and glass in windows.

Yes, the Romans changed Britain and in a far better manner making it into the heart of world-wide civilization.

Visit our friends at:


For more information and material on the Romans, try Amazon.com. We are an Amazon.com Associate and get a small percentage from each order through us

Amazon.com logo

Search the site (and our friend's websites ) for great Roman information
Custom Search



Romans in Britain

www.romanobritain.org

©MMDCCLXVII A.U.C.

Romans in Britainfooter art
(©2011-2017)
Please just ASK before using anything on this site -- like we'd say "no"...


This page last updated:


Layout and Design:

Copyright © 2016 Pace Computing, All Rights Reserved
Powered by Pace Computing