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Camulodunum (Colchester)

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posted on 21.01.2015, 10:14 by Adam Rogers
Camulodunumlies beneath modern Colchester in Essex, 80 km northeast of London, in what was the territory of the Trinovantes. The name probably derived fromthe pre-Roman oppidum perhaps meaning “the stronghold” or “fortified place” of Camulos, an Iron Age god of war (Crummy 1997).

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Encyclopedia of Ancient History, 2011

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/Organisation/COLLEGE OF ARTS, HUMANITIES AND LAW/School of Archaeology and Ancient History

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AM (Accepted Manuscript)

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Encyclopedia of Ancient History

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Wiley-Blackwell

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978-1405179355

Copyright date

2012

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http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/9781444338386.wbeah16037/abstract

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en

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