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Re: Roman Empire in the UK and DNA of the Roman Legions
« Reply #27 on: Sunday 13 August 17 23:43 BST (UK) »
Good evening,

Back tracking a little to Rena's mention of slaves who owned slaves. She mentions that the girl was owned by Vegetus who was owned by Montanus in turn owned by the emporer.

That short piece says a lot, it tells me that Montanus was an important person. The fact that the emporer owned him is a crucial fact, why would a slave owned by him be in Britain. Quite simply, he was most likely Frumantaria, (the emporers private spy network). He  would have had immediate access to the communication line back to Rome and would keep the emporer informed of what people were doing to whom, with what and when.

Owning his own slaves was a perk of the job and helped keep his cover from being blown. Whatever job he supposedly had in Britain would have been a cover for his other activities.

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Re: Roman Empire in the UK and DNA of the Roman Legions
« Reply #28 on: Monday 14 August 17 09:09 BST (UK) »
U mean an undercover agent who went Roman in the Gloamin?  ;D

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Re: Roman Empire in the UK and DNA of the Roman Legions
« Reply #29 on: Monday 14 August 17 09:33 BST (UK) »
Aye,

wi a 600 dinari French lassie by his side!!


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Re: Roman Empire in the UK and DNA of the Roman Legions
« Reply #30 on: Monday 14 August 17 09:42 BST (UK) »
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Re: Roman Empire in the UK and DNA of the Roman Legions
« Reply #31 on: Monday 14 August 17 09:45 BST (UK) »
Money talks all languages!

Enjoying the history lesson greatly!

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Re: Roman Empire in the UK and DNA of the Roman Legions
« Reply #32 on: Monday 14 August 17 10:46 BST (UK) »
Anyone interested

"Vikings" - part 2 of 3 - tonight at 9pm on Channel 4 - with Neil Oliver
( repeats shown previously on BBC2}

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Re: Roman Empire in the UK and DNA of the Roman Legions
« Reply #33 on: Monday 14 August 17 13:20 BST (UK) »
Kim, enjoyed the programme but can't stand Neil Oliver!  Shoves hair aside & adjusts shoulder bag!  ;D

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Re: Roman Empire in the UK and DNA of the Roman Legions
« Reply #34 on: Monday 14 August 17 14:55 BST (UK) »
Good afternoon,

I think he once let his hair down from a high tower. Waiting for a braw wee scots laddie to come to his aid.

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Re: Roman Empire in the UK and DNA of the Roman Legions
« Reply #35 on: Monday 14 August 17 15:05 BST (UK) »
 ;D

I do not like Neil Oliver either but last week gritted my teeth and watched as I had missed the previous broadcasts !

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