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🎧 SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS IN SCOTLAND

A recording from Chalke Valley History Festival 2018
Septimius Severus was one of the great Roman warrior emperors yet this fighting general and emperor, born in the heat of North Africa, died in the freezing cold of a Yorkshire winter in AD 211. In this talk, archaeologist and historian Simon Elliott explains how and why, despite a massive army, he failed to conquer Scotland.