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Carausius and Allectus

The British Usurpers

by P. J. Casey

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Classical Greek & Roman archaeology,
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • BCE to c 500 CE,
  • History / Ancient / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11247984M
    ISBN 100713471700
    ISBN 109780713471700

      Rebel Emperor Allectus. Historians know little about Allectus, but it appears that he was a Roman-British finance minister and that he assassinated a ruler by the name of Carausius. He ruled Briton and Northern Gaul from to AD as a rebel ‘Emperor’. Allectus used a fleet of galleys and mercenaries to stay in : Ed Whelan. Carausius defeats Bassanius by persuading his Pictish allies to desert him in exchange for grants of land in Scotland, and sets himself up as king. Hearing of Carausius's treachery, the Romans send Allectus to Britain with three legions. Allectus defeats and kills Carausius and sets himself up as king in Children: Aurelia Carausia Carausia, Genseric, King in Britain, Aurelia Carausia.

    Romano-British Empire, Allectus, Early Summer - A.D. Allectus was Carausius' successor in the breakaway province of Britain. He came to power by murdering his predecessor but lacked the ability to keep his small province separate from the empire proper. He was defeated by .   CARAUSIUS (?–), Roman emperor in Britain in the time of Diocletian and Maximianus Herculius, was a man of very humble origin, and is described by Aurelius Victor (De Cæsaribus, c. 39) as 'Menapiæ civis,' an expression which indicates the district about the mouths of the Scheldt and the Meuse as his native country (cf. Bunbury, Hist of Anc.

    The Romano-British Empire (A.D. c): Carausius (A.D. c) and Allectus (A.D. ): Click on image to enlarge. RB - ROMAN BRITAIN, The 'Romano-British Empire', Allectus (A.D), Bronze Antoninianus, g., 'C' or ‘G’ mint (Colchester?, Cirencester?, Gloucester?), cuirassed radiate draped bust right, IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG, rev., FIDES MILITVM, Fides standing left. In The Reign and Coinage of Carausius, Percy Webb wrote that for Carausius, " the type Providentia appears with some twenty-four varieties of reverse legend, while the joint effect of obverse and reverse variations of legend and type is to produce upwards of eighty varieties of coins dedicated to that divinity." RA Billon antoninianus, RIC V-2 (S), SRCV IV , Webb Carausius


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Carausius and Allectus: The British Usurpers Hardcover – Febru by P. Casey (Author)Cited by:   Carausius and Allectus: The British Usurpers. Between A.D. andthe Gallo-Roman military commander Carausius and his successor Allectus ruled Roman Britain, forming a renegade government there that threatened the stability of the Roman Empire.4/5.

Between A.D. andthe Gallo-Roman military commander Carausius and his successor Allectus ruled Roman Britain, forming a renegade government there that threatened the stability of the Roman Empire. Constantius Chlorus eventually suppressed this separatist regime, and his success paved the way for his son Constantine.

Carausius and Allectus: The British Usurpers. Between A.D. andthe Gallo-Roman military commander Carausius and his successor Allectus ruled Roman Britain, forming a renegade government there that threatened the stability of the Roman Empire.

Carausius and Allectus: The British Usurpers. Under Carausius and his successor Allectus, Britain for a decade (AD ) achieved an independence which threatened the stability of the Roman Empire.

With coastal areas of Gaul also forming part of the separatist dominion, the crisis led to the creation of a second tier of imperial rulers. This chapter assembles evidence for the ‘British empire’ created by the usurpation of Carausius, which lasted from AD to ; his overthrow by his lieutenant Allectus; and the latter’s rule from to For both men, the questions of their origin and Carausius and Allectus book career are analysed.

THE C MINT OF CARAUSIUS AN D ALLECTUS C.D. LLOYD Introduction THE first officia minl t o thf e Roma Empirn e in Britain establishe was d in Londo the n by usurper Carausius, probabl neay r to the beginnin ogf his reign in London wa retaines d as a mint under the Central Empire.

During th the so-callee period od 'Britisf h Empire', fromAuthor: Christopher Lloyd. Synopsis. Between A.D. andthe Gallo-Roman military commander Carausius and his successor Allectus ruled Roman Britain, forming a renegade government there that threatened the stability of the Roman Empire.

Constantius Chlorus eventually suppressed this separatist regime, and his success paved the way for his son Constantine /5(2). Between A.D. andthe Gallo-Roman military commander Carausius and his successor Allectus ruled Roman Britain, forming a renegade government there that threatened the stability of the Roman Empire.

Constantius Chlorus eventually suppressed this separatist regime, and his success paved Author: P. Casey. This book tells the history of the emperors Carausius and Allectus and their renegade regime in Roman Britain from A.D.

to The Carausian Revolt was an episode in Roman history, during which a Roman naval commander, Carausius, declared himself emperor over Britain and northern Gaul. His Gallic territories were retaken by the western Caesar Constantius Chlorus inafter which Carausius was assassinated by his subordinate Allectus.

Britain was regained by Constantius and his subordinate Asclepiodotus in Barbarous copies of coins of Carausius and Allectus Contemporary forgeries of Roman coins (usually referred to as "barbarous") can nearly always be associated with the introduction of a new coinage, when the forgers took advantage of public unfamiliarity with the new types, or times of upheaval and unrest.

The episode of the usurpation of Carausius and Allectus has long attracted scholarly attention, not least because it is a light at the end of the long dark tunnel which comprises the history of Britain in the third century.

The literary evidence for the period is comparatively abundant though it Cited by: There's no mention of Carausius in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, and what might be described as the sole major biography is P H Webb's The Reign and Coinage of Carausius, which is 88 pages in length and was published in Carausius defeats Bassanius by persuading his Pictish allies to desert him in exchange for grants of land in Scotland, and sets himself up as king.

Hearing of Carausius's treachery, the Romans send Allectus to Britain with three legions. Allectus defeats and kills Carausius and sets himself up as king in his place. The political history of Roman Britain is not well-documented, and among its more shadowy reaches is the ten-year period ( A.D.) during which the island formed an effectively independent realm under the "emperors" Carausius and Allectus/5.

P.J. Casey is the author of Carausius and Allectus ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 1 review, published ), Roman Coinage In Britain ( avg rating, 4 r /5. The Silver Branch is a historical adventure novel for children written by Rosemary Sutcliff and published inwith illustrations by Charles in Britain in the last decade of the 3rd century, it is the story of Justin and Flavius, two cousins in the Roman legions who find themselves in the intrigue and battle surrounding the struggles between Carausius, a self-proclaimed emperor Author: Rosemary Sutcliff.

Allectus Aftermath Ships and Naval Warfare Carausius II Carausius and Allectus in the Post-Roman World --Appendix: The Literary Sources --select translations. Other Titles: Carausius & Allectus: Responsibility: P.J.

Casey ; with translations of the texts by R.S.O. Tomlin. Published by rd inthis is the first hardback printing of P.J Casey's CARAUSIUS AND ALLECTUS: THE BRITISH USURPERS. pages, illustrations blue and gilt cloth binding, the book is in very good condition with a few bumps to the corner of the boards.

Marcus Aurelius Mausaeus Carausius, officer in the Roman military service who created a short-lived independent state in Britain. Born in Menapia, a district between the Scheldt and Meuse rivers (now in Belgium), Carausius was a pilot by profession.

He had won honour in the Roman war against the.Carausius had made him his chief finance minister, but fear of his own crimes and of execution for them made Allectus usurp the imperial power. He had only enjoyed it for a short time when Constantius sent Asclepiodotus, whom he had made praetorian prefect, ahead with part of .A search for Carausius on the internet usually brings up two things.

First of all it identifies internet based coin dealers selling coins of Carausius, secondly it returns results for the Carausius morosus or similar, species of stick insect!.

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