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CLIP 3681

Boudicca's attack on Colchester

Boudicca's attack on Colchester

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Key Info
  • Boudicca's attack on Colchester
  • Duration: 02:42
  • A discussion between a Celtic and Roman man about the attack on Colchester by Boudicca. Some archaeological information about the different buildings built in the town, such as the Basilica, is given. The attack of the Iceni tribe on Colchester is described, and key details about Boudicca's life and motivation for the attack are given. This clip has subtitles available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    The Celts

  • Keywords: Boudicca, Colchester, Celt, Celtic, Roman, Basilica, archaeology, Iceni, RomansinBritain, subtitles
Ideas for use in class
  • A good resource for giving information about the key points in Boudicca's life. Children could role play how Boudicca must have felt and explore motivation for the attack through role play. Children could explore the key parts to a Roman town such as Colchester and the key buildings. This could link to them making a model of their own Roman town.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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