The search for the Durotriges – Dorset and the West Country in the Late Iron Age
by Martin Papworth

Date: Thursday 21 March 2013

Who were these people, who, 2000 years ago, built great hillforts like Maiden Castle and Badbury Rings?  How did they respond to the Roman Conquest and how did they adapt to Roman occupation? Were the Durotriges a united tribe or a series of differing communities that gradually banded together to form a confederacy?

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