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Caratacus, Caradog, Caractacus

May 21, 2014 1 Comment
Caratacus, Caradog, Caractacus

If Calgacus might be thought of as the earliest known anti-imperialist Scotland has produced, Wales has some claim on an earlier native leader of resistance to the Roman occupation of Britain, Caratacus. He’s a figure well worth excavating, as an historical character and as a focus of myth-making in the centuries since his time. 1          […]

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What Calgacus said

August 27, 2013 2 Comments
What Calgacus said

Andrew Marr recently made the point that the future of Scotland is a subject almost totally ignored in the rest of the UK.  ‘Nobody is talking about what kind of a Scotland we want after independence’, he said, ‘people in England haven’t really come to terms with what it would mean.’  It would be fair […]

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