Sources for

"Boudica: Celtic War Queen
Who Challenged Rome

An article by Margaret Donsbach in the April 2004 issue of Military History

A Bibliography


Primary Sources

Dio Cassius, Epitome, Book LXII, Chapters 1-12, translated by Earnest Cary, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1925.

Ireland, S., editor, Roman Britain: A Sourcebook, Routledge, 1986, reprinted 1992.

Tacitus, Cornelius, The Annals of Imperial Rome, Book XIV, Chapters 29-39, translated by Michael Grant, Dorset Press, 1984, revised 1971.

Secondary Sources

Chadwick, Nora, The Celts, Penguin Books, Ltd., 1970, reprinted 1978.

Crummy, Philip, City of Victory, Colchester Archaeological Trust, 1997.

Ellis, Peter Berresford, Celtic Women, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1996.

Marsden, Peter, Roman London, Thames and Hudson, 1980, 1986.

Peddie, John, Invasion, St. Martin's Press, 1987.

Ross, Anne and Don Robins, The Life and Death of a Druid Prince, Rider, 1989.

Salway, Peter, Roman Britain, Oxford University Press, 1981, reprinted 1990.

Sealey, Paul R., The Boudican Revolt Against Rome, Shire Archaeology, 1997.

Wacher, John, The Coming of Rome, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1980.

Webster, Graham, Boudica, B.T. Batsford Ltd., 1978, revised 1993.

Boudica's Name

Boudica's name is variously spelled by different historians. The old standard, Boadicea, originated with a clerical error in a medieval transcription of the Annals. Graham Webster makes a good case for spelling the name with a single "c," and in recent years historians have followed his example.

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