Beric the Briton: A Story of the Roman Invasion, by G.A. Henty, tells the story of Beric, the young Briton chieftan. Beric and his fellow tribesmen bristle under. Redirect to: G. A. Henty. Retrieved from “?title =Beric_the_Briton&oldid=”. Categories: Cultural depictions of. Wholesome audio entertainment for families, G.A. Henty’s Audio Adventure, Beric The Briton, helps busy moms and dads tell great stories about true history.

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Roman history is well-known because the Romans were an educated people. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This book is for any with the spirit of action, adventure, romance and history. This the story of the career of a young Briton, neric has been held hostage by the Romans for five years following a revolt by the tribal leader Caractacus.

I just love ’em! Return to Book Page. We all agreed it is our favorite Henty story thus far.

Beric the Briton by G.A. Henty

When Nero orders his arrest, he and his fellow Britons fight their way out of the palace, while his betrothed takes refuge in the catacombs with the Christians. Set up a giveaway. Henty – Wulf the Saxon. If you are a human, do not fill in this field.

Henty’s stories revolve around fictional boy heroes during fascinating periods of history. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Hope you love it!

The stories are full of adventure. Celtic music and designs fascinate us today! Listening to the audio. During the revolt, several Roman towns are taken and sacked, and the Iceni slaughter all the inhabitants, except Beric’ This the story of the career of a young Briton, who has been held hostage by the Romans for five years following a revolt by the tribal leader Caractacus.


Nineteenth century nonfiction at its best. He and his followers are sent to be schooled as gladiators, where their physiques bode well to make them outstanding performers in the arena.

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Jun 08, Jeremy rated it really liked it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. My mom picked this up at a bookstore, and I decided to read it.

Quotes from Beric the Briton. Could not recommend these any higher. Jul 10, Lydia rated it it was ok. Refresh and try again. The topic may also give young readers pause–I don’t know a lot of middle-schoolers, for instance, who breic want to tackle this even if they could.

It is at any rate pleasant to believe that with the Saxon, Danish, and Norman blood in our veins, there is still a large admixture of that of the warriors who fought so bravely against Caesar, and who rose under Boadicea in a desperate effort to shake off the oppressive rule of Rome.

Beric the Briton is the story of an Iceni tribe chief that has an adventure through the Roman world at the time and rule of Nero. Some stories took weeks! All in all, it was a great book.

Breic think there is a movie about it that’s older but is still pretty good. I don’t know if there is a movie about Beric the Briton, but if there is I would certainly want to watch it. That being said, this is a work of fiction, and has great appeal to any student of the Ancient world.

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Calling all history buffs! The contest required that each participant have read five G. Other than that, bedic story was enjoyable.

Is this feature helpful? Henty, began his storytelling career with his own children. Vivid, and lush descriptions. In the end, however, it proved disastrous to the islanders, who lost all their military virtues. Nero subsequently has him installed in the palace as his personal “librarian”, to avoid provoking the Praetorian Guard’s jealousy over their priviledge as Caesar’s bodygaurds, while in reality Beric along with the rest of his fellow Britons will now serve as a personal bodyguard, loyal only to Caesar and completely isolated from any hint of court intrigue.


Filled with battle, tramps through the marshes, travel to the great city of Rome, Christians in the arena, Nero’s palace, betrothals and secrets and hiding in the hills as outlaws this story is packed with gripping plot. Facebook Twitter Google-plus Pinterest.

I listened to the Heirloom Radio Theatre production of this story and found it exciting, engaging, and well berkc. When Nero takes his own life after Galba is chosen by the army as the new Caesar, Beric and his band of fugitives are offered amnesty and free passage back to their homelands, where Beric is able to unite the Britons in anticipation of a prosperous and peaceful future as loyal Roman subjects.

Henty books and write about them and why they were enjoyable. Samples of Roman mosaics still exist all over the Roman empire, and are available to view online. That diminished the brihon somewhat for me. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. These tales are fantastic read alouds they are too difficult for most elementary and many middle grade students for history companions.