Presentation on theme: "University of Oxford Department for Continuing Education From Civilisation To Barbarism? Western Britain in the Early Middle Ages Tutor: Dr Kirsten Jarrett."— Presentation transcript:
University of Oxford Department for Continuing Education From Civilisation To Barbarism? Western Britain in the Early Middle Ages Tutor: Dr Kirsten Jarrett
Provinces of Later Roman Britain Continuity of Britannia Prima into C6? ‘Britanniae’
To Jupiter Best and Greatest, Lucius Septimius [...] most Perfect of Men, Governor of Britannia Prima and a citizen of the Remi, restored [this]. I O M L SEPT... V P P BR PR REST CIVIS R Date? Cirencester ‘Jupiter column’
Wansdyke: East and West Post-Roman ‘royal’ / ‘tribal’ administration Covers large area Probably Anglo-Saxon
Inscriptions and Titles MEMORIA VOTEPORIGIS PROTICTORIS Voteporis the protector [ ‘Vortipor’?] Castell Dwyran, Abernant, Carmarthen ↖ PRINCIPI FILIV[S] AVDETI Principius the son of Audentius Sourton, Devon BONEMIMORI [F]ILLI TRIBVNI In loving memory of the son of Tribunus, Rialton, Corn.
*Teuto-maglos 'prince of the tribe, people‘ *toutorix ‘king of the tribe, people’ > tudyr *Brogo-rix ‘land-king’ > breyr *rigal 'kingly, royal' *tigernos ‘lord’ TIGERNACI DOBAGNI Lllangwarren, Pemb. Men Scryfa, Madron CVNORIX MACVS MAQVI COLINE Cunorix son of Maqui Coline Wroxeter