Battle o Mons Graupius

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Battle o Mons Graupius
Pairt o Roman conquest o Breetain
Date AD 83 (or 84)
Location North-east Scotland[1]
Result Roman victory
Roman Empire The Britons
Commanders an leaders
Agricola Calgacus
17,000-30,000+ 15,000-30,000+
Casualties an losses
360 10,000

As describit bi Tacitus, the Battle o Mons Graupius wis a Roman militar victory in what is nou Scotland, takin place in AD 83 or, less probably, 84. The exact location o the battle remains a matter o debate. Historians hae lang questioned some details o Tacitus' accoont, an in recent years some historians hae expressed doubt that the battle even teuk place, altho that remains a minority viewpynt.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Oxford Companion to Scottish History. p.459 - 460. Edited by Michael Lynch, Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-923482-0.