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Centurion and The Eagle: The Legions in Britain

Lecture no. 10 from the course: A Historian Goes to the Movies: Ancient Rome

Centurion and The Eagle: The Legions in Britain

Taught by Professor Gregory S. Aldrete | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

Explore two films that take on the legendary story of an ancient Roman legion lost in the mists of Britain. Both Centurion and The Eagle, while not as well-known as some of the other films featured in this course, nevertheless, offer solid insights into Roman military tactics and raise central issues about Roman imperialism.