Reenactment of a Saxon warlord by the Historical association Wulfheodenas. Until the 9th century AD, the marching Anglo-Saxons gradually conquered the greatest part of the former Roman territories in Britain.
By Periklis Deligiannis
In AD 175 , the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius settled thousands of Western Roman Empire withdrew her troops from the island. It seems that the independent
”British kingdom” preserved its unity and coherence but soon after it was struck by the ruthless Anglo-Saxon invasion. The Sarmatians were now merged with the Celtic and Romano-Briton population, taking the lead in checking the barbarians. This Sarmatian presence in Britain consists probably the historical background of the legend of king Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table.
The Romans conquered modern England and Wales during the 1st century A.D. The …
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