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Bosham Harbour

a Pleiades place resource

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Last modified Aug 26, 2023 04:41 PM History
A natural harborage used by Claudian forces during the invasion of Britain and described by Ptolemy.

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Jeffrey Becker, 'Bosham Harbour: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 04 December 2023]

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Anthony Durham
Anthony Durham says:
Sep 01, 2023 06:25 PM

Bosham MIGHT have been one landing place for Roman invasion forces and MIGHT have been Ptolemy's 'great harbour', but it is wrong to assert those claims so confidently. It would be safer to draw attention to the nearby villa/palace at Fishbourne.