Agricola Gnaeus Julius
A·gric·o·la(ə-grĭk′ə-lə), Gnaeus Julius ad 40-93.
Roman soldier and politician who as governor of Britain (77-84) brought most of its inhabitants under Roman control. He also circumnavigated Britain, thereby discovering it to be an island.
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