Beric the Briton: A Story of the Roman Invasion, by G.A. Henty, tells the story of Beric, the young Briton chieftan. Beric and his fellow tribesmen bristle under. Redirect to: G. A. Henty. Retrieved from “?title =Beric_the_Briton&oldid=”. Categories: Cultural depictions of. Wholesome audio entertainment for families, G.A. Henty’s Audio Adventure, Beric The Briton, helps busy moms and dads tell great stories about true history.

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Along the way, they meet famous personages Henty, began his storytelling career with his own children. The valour with which the natives of this island defended themselves was acknowledged by the Roman historians, and it was only the superior discipline of the invaders that enabled them finally to triumph over the bravery and the superior physical strength of the Britons. A lighthearted book about the Roman occupation of Britain and the resulting rebellion of the indigenous peoples against their imperial oppressors.

Sep 13, Karen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Download cover art Download CD case insert. Not uncommonly great, as the prose was a little inconsistent, but still a great book and a great read.

Henty, tells the story of Beeic, the young Briton chieftan. May 05, Zachary rated it really liked it Shelves: His adventures are wild and exciting, the reading was light and fun, and the historical references to society for both the Iceni and the Romans were spot on.


Beric the Briton

He then applies his knowledge during the Iceni revolt under Queen Bodacia, which is eventually brutally syppressed. Please try again later.

Apr 21, Richard L. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. When she is condemned to death in the arena at the teeth and claws of a lion, Beric leaps to her side and offers to be her champion. Languages The language of Ancient Rome was Latin.

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Roman history is well-known because the Romans were an educated people. Btiton however, manages to subdue the lion using his clothing as an improvised net, and wins his freedom from the astonished and enthusiastic crowd.

Beric eventually is betrothed to the sister of the girl he saved in the arena, and is forced to defy Caesar’s insistance that she be invited to attend one of his notorious bacchanalian feasts. Vivid, and lush descriptions.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Compelling characters and a wonderful story. I like historical fiction as it makes studying history more enjoyable, and Henty writes very entertaining stories with a little romance though with lots of fighting. Filled with great characters, pitched battles, and an epic journey across the Roman Empire, “Beric the Briton” is a must read for those who like a little bit of historical fiction in their reading lives. In the first half of the book and free study guide!

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Mar 05, Heather Oakman rated it really liked it. In the Names, Places, and Terms sections beri each chapter of the Study Guide, you will find many Latin names and words.

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I wish I could put twenty stars on the rating. History So much exciting history takes place in this tale! When Nero takes his own life after Galba is chosen by the army as the new Caesar, Beric and his band of fugitives are offered amnesty and free passage back to their homelands, where Beric is able to unite the Britons in anticipation of a prosperous and peaceful future as loyal Roman subjects.

We all agreed it is our favorite Henty story thus far. During the revolt, several Roman towns are taken and sacked, and the Iceni slaughter all the inhabitants, except Beric’ This the story of the career of a young Briton, who has been held hostage by the Romans for five years following a revolt by the tribal leader Caractacus.

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