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links of: HiberniaAnn Book XII Chapter 32: Problems in Britain (cont.)
links of: IrelandAgr Chapter 24: Agricola in Britain. On Ireland
Dbg Book V Chapter 13: Caesar in Britain. Britain, Ireland, Man.
links of: IrishNo links in Edited sources found
In that part of Britain which looks toward Ireland, he posted some troops, hoping for fresh conquests rather than fearing attack, inasmuch as Ireland, being between Britain and Spain and conveniently situated for the seas round Gaul, might have been the means of connecting with great mutual benefit the most powerful parts of the empire.
Agr Chapter 24: Agricola in Britain. On Ireland
Its extent is small when compared with Britain, but exceeds the islands of our seas. In soil and climate, in the disposition, temper, and habits of its population, it differs but little from Britain. We know most of its harbours and approaches, and that through the intercourse of commerce. One of the petty kings of the nation, driven out by internal faction, had been received by Agricola, who detained him under the semblance of friendship till he could make use of him. I have often heard him say that a single legion with a few auxiliaries could conquer and occupy Ireland, and that it would have a salutary effect on Britain for the Roman arms to be seen everywhere, and for freedom, so to speak, to be banished from its sight.
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