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Focusing on the sites where early Christians lived and worked, this combines archaeology with early inscriptions and texts to offer clues which help to piece together the world of early Christianity. With the author's photographs of the sites, the reader is therefore drawn into the beautiful world which these early...
The Lost Dark Age Kingdom of Rheged: the Discovery of a Royal Stronghold at Trusty\'s Hill, Galloway
By Ronan Toolis
Presents new archaeological evidence for the presence of a royal stronghold as the heart of the hitherto `lost' Dark Age kingdom of Rheged, that was pre-eminent amongst the kingdoms of the north in the late sixth century AD.
Arguing that the desperate struggle led by Alfred the Great against the Vikings helped define a distinctively English sensibility, the author explores relations with the indigenous British, the Anglo-Saxon conversion to Christianity, the ascendancy of Mercia and the rise of Wessex.
By Mike Pitts
Take a cast of archaeologists and historians who inhabit different worlds. Add a medieval king who died in battle, and was revived by Shakespeare as the ultimate anti-hero. Throw in a forensic quest with almost unbelievable twists, and a theatrical modern burial with no parallel, and you have the material...
Medieval Town and Augustinian Friary: Settlement c 1325-1700: Canterbury Whitefriars Excavations 1999-2004
By Alison Hicks
The first of four books on excavations in the Whitefriars area of Canterbury, this report describes the development of the Augustinian friary from c 1325 to its demise following the Dissolution.
The first study of Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman canals and waterways, this collection of essays from economic historians, geographers, geomorphologists, archaeologists, and place-name scholars broadens our understanding of the economy, landscape, settlement patterns, and inter-regional contacts of medieval England.
The papers in this volume, which were presented in 2011, at the first conference the British Archaeological Association held in Poland, explore the medieval art, architecture and archaeology of the city of Cracow and the surrounding region of Lesser Poland, as well as venturing into southern Silesia and the Baltic...
By Ben Jervis
How can pottery studies contribute to the study of medieval archaeology? How do pots relate to documents, landscapes and identities? These are the questions addressed in this book which develops a new approach to the study of pottery in medieval archaeology.