Covering the Blade

Archaeological Leather Sheaths and Scabbards

Marquita Volken and Olaf Goubitz | 2020

Since 1968 several thousand leather artefacts have been recovered in the city of Dordrecht, ranging in date from the 12th century through to the 17th century. At that time, Olaf Goubitz was employed at the…



Burgen in umstrittenen Landschaften

Eine Studie zur Entwicklung und Funktion von Burgen im südlichen Jütland (1232–1443)

Stefan Magnussen | 2019

In ganz Europa bestimmten Burgen im hohen und späten Mittelalter die Herrschaftspraxis. Doch während dies in zahlreichen Regionen hinreichend Beachtung findet, wurde das südliche Jütland bislang weder von der Regionalgeschichts- noch von der Burgenforschung als…



Osteoarchaeology in historical context

Cemetery research from the Low Countries

Edited by Roos van Oosten, Rachel Schats & Kerry Fast | 2019

Osteoarchaeology is a rich field for reconstructing past lives in that it can provide details on sex, age-at-death, stature, and pathology in conjunction with the cultural, social, and economic aspects of the person’s environment and…



Settlement change across Medieval Europe

Old paradigms and new vistas

Edited by Niall Brady & Claudia Theune | 2019

The idea that the past was an era with long periods of little or no change is almost certainly false. Change has always affected human society. Some of the catalysts for change were exogenous and…



Scotland in Early Medieval Europe

Edited by Alice E. Blackwell | 2019

This edited volume explores how (what is today) Scotland can be compared with, contrasted to, or was connected with other parts of Early Medieval Europe. Far from a ‘dark age’, Early Medieval Scotland (AD 300–900)…



Constructing monuments, perceiving monumentality and the economics of building

Theoretical and methodological approaches to the built environment

Edited by Ann Brysbaert, Victor Klinkenberg, Anna Gutiérrez Garcia-M., Irene Vikatou | 2018

In many societies monuments are associated with dynamic socio-economic and political processes that these societies underwent and/or instrumentalised. Due to the often large human and other resources input involved in their construction and maintenance, such…



Transfer between sea and land

Maritime vessels for cultural exchanges in the Early Modern Period

Edited by Simone Kahlow | 2018

Questions about the cultural exchange of both knowledge and material goods are just as topical today as in years gone by. These questions have gained increasing attention from scholars since the 1980s when the term…



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Covering the Blade

Archaeological Leather Sheaths and Scabbards

Marquita Volken and Olaf Goubitz | 2020

Since 1968 several thousand leather artefacts have been recovered in the city of Dordrecht, ranging in date from the 12th century through to the 17th century. At that time, Olaf Goubitz was employed at the…



Burgen in umstrittenen Landschaften

Eine Studie zur Entwicklung und Funktion von Burgen im südlichen Jütland (1232–1443)

Stefan Magnussen | 2019

In ganz Europa bestimmten Burgen im hohen und späten Mittelalter die Herrschaftspraxis. Doch während dies in zahlreichen Regionen hinreichend Beachtung findet, wurde das südliche Jütland bislang weder von der Regionalgeschichts- noch von der Burgenforschung als…



Osteoarchaeology in historical context

Cemetery research from the Low Countries

Edited by Roos van Oosten, Rachel Schats & Kerry Fast | 2019

Osteoarchaeology is a rich field for reconstructing past lives in that it can provide details on sex, age-at-death, stature, and pathology in conjunction with the cultural, social, and economic aspects of the person’s environment and…



Settlement change across Medieval Europe

Old paradigms and new vistas

Edited by Niall Brady & Claudia Theune | 2019

The idea that the past was an era with long periods of little or no change is almost certainly false. Change has always affected human society. Some of the catalysts for change were exogenous and…



Scotland in Early Medieval Europe

Edited by Alice E. Blackwell | 2019

This edited volume explores how (what is today) Scotland can be compared with, contrasted to, or was connected with other parts of Early Medieval Europe. Far from a ‘dark age’, Early Medieval Scotland (AD 300–900)…



Constructing monuments, perceiving monumentality and the economics of building

Theoretical and methodological approaches to the built environment

Edited by Ann Brysbaert, Victor Klinkenberg, Anna Gutiérrez Garcia-M., Irene Vikatou | 2018

In many societies monuments are associated with dynamic socio-economic and political processes that these societies underwent and/or instrumentalised. Due to the often large human and other resources input involved in their construction and maintenance, such…



Transfer between sea and land

Maritime vessels for cultural exchanges in the Early Modern Period

Edited by Simone Kahlow | 2018

Questions about the cultural exchange of both knowledge and material goods are just as topical today as in years gone by. These questions have gained increasing attention from scholars since the 1980s when the term…






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