Shaping Cultural Landscapes

Connecting Agriculture, Crafts, Construction, Transport, and Resilience Strategies

Edited by Ann Brysbaert, Irene Vikatou & Jari Pakkanen | 2022

Any activity requires the expenditure of energy, and the larger the scale of the undertakings, the more careful and strategic planning in advance is required. In focusing on labouring by humans and other animals, the…



Stonehenge for the Ancestors: Part 2

Synthesis

Mike Parker Pearson, Joshua Pollard, Colin Richards, Julian Thomas, Chris Tilley & Kate Welham | 2022

For many centuries, scholars and enthusiasts have been fascinated by Stonehenge, the world’s most famous stone circle. In 2003 a team of archaeologists commenced a long-term fieldwork project for the first time in decades. The…



City Gates in the Roman West

Forms and functions

Cornelis van Tilburg | 2022

This book discusses various aspects of city gates in the Western Roman Empire: Italy, Spain, Gaul, Germany and Britain. In these countries many Roman city gates are to be found, sometimes still in a good…



Perspectives on Lived Religion II

The Making of a Cultural Geography

Edited by Lara Weiss, Nico Staring, Huw Twiston Davies | 2022

Ancient Egyptian elites invested immense cultural and economic efforts in preparing for their afterlives. However, the diversity of choices open to them is often overlooked. These choices included tomb size, tomb location, and architectural design,…



Echoes from the Deep

Inventorising shipwrecks at the national scale by the application of marine geophysics and the historical text

Innes McCartney | 2022

In a process analogous with the impact of aerial photography on landscape archaeology, marine geophysics is locating the remains of thousands of shipwrecks across the seabed of the globe. This research project set out to…



The Book of Kells

A Masterwork Revealed: Creators, Collaboration, and Campaigns

Donncha MacGabhann | 2022

Sublime calligraphy, marvellous art, and amazing initials, have charmed and captivated the audience of the Book of Kells for over twelve hundred years. This remarkable illuminated Gospel book attracts the attention of scholars as well…



A Call to Arms

The day war was invented

Anne Lehoërff | 2022

One day, sometime around 1700 BC, a bronzesmith made the first sword. This marked a technological turning point, giving rise to an arms race that has never since ceased. Soon, over a vast area between…



Shaping Cultural Landscapes

Connecting Agriculture, Crafts, Construction, Transport, and Resilience Strategies

Edited by Ann Brysbaert, Irene Vikatou & Jari Pakkanen | 2022

Any activity requires the expenditure of energy, and the larger the scale of the undertakings, the more careful and strategic planning in advance is required. In focusing on labouring by humans and other animals, the…



Stonehenge for the Ancestors: Part 2

Synthesis

Mike Parker Pearson, Joshua Pollard, Colin Richards, Julian Thomas, Chris Tilley & Kate Welham | 2022

For many centuries, scholars and enthusiasts have been fascinated by Stonehenge, the world’s most famous stone circle. In 2003 a team of archaeologists commenced a long-term fieldwork project for the first time in decades. The…



City Gates in the Roman West

Forms and functions

Cornelis van Tilburg | 2022

This book discusses various aspects of city gates in the Western Roman Empire: Italy, Spain, Gaul, Germany and Britain. In these countries many Roman city gates are to be found, sometimes still in a good…



Perspectives on Lived Religion II

The Making of a Cultural Geography

Edited by Lara Weiss, Nico Staring, Huw Twiston Davies | 2022

Ancient Egyptian elites invested immense cultural and economic efforts in preparing for their afterlives. However, the diversity of choices open to them is often overlooked. These choices included tomb size, tomb location, and architectural design,…



Echoes from the Deep

Inventorising shipwrecks at the national scale by the application of marine geophysics and the historical text

Innes McCartney | 2022

In a process analogous with the impact of aerial photography on landscape archaeology, marine geophysics is locating the remains of thousands of shipwrecks across the seabed of the globe. This research project set out to…



The Book of Kells

A Masterwork Revealed: Creators, Collaboration, and Campaigns

Donncha MacGabhann | 2022

Sublime calligraphy, marvellous art, and amazing initials, have charmed and captivated the audience of the Book of Kells for over twelve hundred years. This remarkable illuminated Gospel book attracts the attention of scholars as well…



A Call to Arms

The day war was invented

Anne Lehoërff | 2022

One day, sometime around 1700 BC, a bronzesmith made the first sword. This marked a technological turning point, giving rise to an arms race that has never since ceased. Soon, over a vast area between…






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