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The real hero of the story of boudicca is the roman general tacitus, even after being ambushed he rallied his men to victory.
Boudicca was the celtic queen of the iceni tribe of modern-day east anglia, britain, who led a revolt against rome in 60/61 ce the iceni king, prasutagus, an independent ally of rome, divided his estate between his daughters and king nero of rome when prasutagus died, however, his lands were taken by rome and the iceni lost their status as allies. Boudicca was the celtic queen of the iceni tribe of modern-day east anglia, britain, who led a revolt against rome in 60/61 ce the iceni king, prasutagus. Boudicca received a warriors funeral and was buried with a horde of royal gold, in a location that’s been lost to history over time, she’s become a folk hero and legend to the british, with plenty of novels, movies, and even british navy warships named after her. Statue of boudicca (credit: view pictures/uig/getty images) like other ancient celtic women, boudica had trained as a warrior, including fighting techniques and the use of weapons with the roman.
Boudicca was the queen of icena in roman eyes boudica was aremarkable and fearsome figure because she was amazing she keptfighting and she eventually committed suicide by tak ing poison she had two daughters called heanua andlannosea. Boudicca was a british celtic warrior queen who led a revolt against roman occupation her story became popular in the reign of queen elizabeth i. Despite the author's doubts your link seems to point to boudicca being a real person, in that it puts tacitus close to the action and corroborates many of his claims so it doesn't change my mind about the historical boudicca as for the subtext, i lean towards tacitus's account of the historical christ being accurate as well. Boudica or boudicca (latinised as boadicea or boudicea / b oʊ d ɪ ˈ s iː ə /, and known in welsh as buddug [ˈbɨ̞ðɨ̞ɡ]) was a queen of the british celtic iceni tribe who led an uprising against the occupying forces of the roman empire in ad 60 or 61, and died shortly after its failure, having supposedly poisoned herself she is considered a british folk hero.
Statue of boudicca (credit: view pictures/uig/getty images) like other ancient celtic women, boudica had trained as a warrior, including fighting techniques and the use of weapons. Finally, boudicca was defeated by a roman army led by paulinus many britons were killed and boudicca is thought to have poisoned herself to avoid capture the site of the battle, and of boudicca's death, are unknown.