Roman Britain’s Pirate King
Mon 25 July 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm BST
In 2010 a huge hoard of Roman coins was discovered near Frome, Somerset. More than 750 of the coins were minted during the reign of a little-known Roman ruler of Britain in the mid-3rd century AD: Marcus Aurelius Carausius.
In this talk, author and historian Simon Elliott describes the spectacular rise and bloody fall of this fascinating late-Roman figure.