Silures


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Silures

(saɪˈlʊəriːz)
pl n
1. (Peoples) a powerful and warlike tribe of ancient Britain, living chiefly in SE Wales, who fiercely resisted Roman invaders in the 1st century ad.
2. (Historical Terms) a powerful and warlike tribe of ancient Britain, living chiefly in SE Wales, who fiercely resisted Roman invaders in the 1st century ad.
References in classic literature ?
Not since Arthur of Silures kept his round table hath ridden forth upon English soil so true a knight as Norman of Torn.
They are Mad Riders (Spain), Tampere Rollin' Bros (Finland), Salty Seamen (Sweden), Mannekin Beasts (Belgium), De Ronnys (Germany), Panam Squad (France), Lincolnshire Rollin Thunder (Lincolnshire), South Wales Silures (Wales), current champions Southern Discomfort (London) and Tyne and Fear (Newcastle).
PORTHCAWL New work by Ian Williams at Silures Gallery, South Road until Sunday.
The artist's work explores history, individual and collective memory and loss, relating to her family history and that of Lithuania at Ffotogallery, Turner House, until October 12 PONTYPRIDD | Around 40 artworks by today's members of 56 Group Wales at Oriel y Bont, University of South Wales, until October 31 PORTHCAWL | A retrospective exhibition by Ken Newman at Silures Gallery, South Road, until Sunday
Because the campaigns against the tenacious Silures were documented by Roman historians, we expect more camps in South-East Wales than we currently know about.
The items are believed to have been made around AD 25-60 and were buried at the time of the Roman army's campaign against the Iron Age Silures tribe of South Wales, between AD 47 and 75.
Vaughan is often called " the Silurist " because he was born in South Wales, whose inhabitants were known as Silures in ancient times.
Tier One is made up of six teams - Barrow Infernos, New Wheeled Order from Manchester, Lincolnshire Rollin Thunder from Lincoln, South Wales Silures from Cardiff, Southern Discomfort from London (the 2015 Championship winners) and Newcastle's Tyne and Fear.
Lodge Hill was an important part of what can be described as a "Silurian system", not in a geological sense but because it had once been a centre of the Silures, the Iron Age tribe of South-East Wales who fought the Romans for a quarter of a century in a bitter guerrilla war.
LOGGERHEADS For National Archaeology Weekend at Loggerheads Country Park on July 17-18, the Silures, an Iron Age and Celtic re-enactment group, will set up camp and people can try their hand at ancient Celtic crafts and see the warriors in battle.
As well as Tyne and Fear and the champions, participating teams were New Wheeled Order (Manchester), South Wales Silures, Lincolnshire Rolling Thunder, Barrow Infernos and-French sides Toulouse Quad Guards and the Paris-based PANAM Squad.