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Guide to Ancient Sites in Britain

Janet Bord

Guide to Ancient Sites in Britain

by Janet Bord

  • 316 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Academy Chicago Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Folklore,
  • Myths & mythology,
  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Travel - Foreign

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7883351M
    ISBN 10058608309X
    ISBN 109780586083093

    This spoof travel guide covers all aspects of Ancient Roman life, from how Romans farmed and what they ate to Roman gods and how they were worshipped. With humorous cartoon illustrations, fact boxes and timelines, plus a guide to the best villas and markets. Contents and index pages are included, plus internet links to help children find out more. This practical and knowledgeable guidebook is the first to deal comprehensively with the stone circles of Britain and Ireland and with the cromlechs and megalithic "horseshoes" of Brittany. Written by Aubrey Burl, the acknowledged authority on these monuments, the book describes over sites and discusses the archaeology and architectural.

    The tragic love affair of Marc Antony and Cleopatra is a staple of popular ancient history, immortalised by Shakespeare and Hollywood and mercilessly parodied in Carry on Cleo. In this dual biography Patricia Southern attempts to rescue both from the. Discover Britain's Magical Places using this handy guidebook packed with stunning full colour photographs, extracts of folklore and directions and map references to all the sites listed. In ancient times the island of Britain was ruled by wild magic and elemental spirits of nature.

      A. 1. Richard Alston, Soldier and Society in Roman Egypt.A Social History. Soldier and Society in Roman Egypt provides a complete reassessment of the impact of the Roman army on local societies, and convincingly challenges the orthodox picture. The soldiers are seen not as an isolated elite living in fear of the local populations, but as relatively well-integrated into local communities. A Guide to the Stone Circles of Britain, Ireland and Brittany Pocket sized and well priced. Start your obsession here! : From Carnac to Callanish: The Prehistoric Stone Rows and Avenues of Britain, Ireland and Brittany Hardcover, Published by Yale Univ Pr, December


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A wonderful list of pre-historic sites in England, Wales, and Scotland. I used this well-thumbed copy to lay out, and then to visit, a large number of sites during visits to the UK. The detail is light, but well-chosen, and gives you enough information to understand the sites, pick the ones of interest to you, and guide you to the spots that /5.

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While the Best Of book covers fewer destinations in England than the Great Britain book, the complete Rick Steves England covers some English destinations not included in the Great Britain guidebook (Canterbury, Dover and southeast England, Brighton, Portsmouth, Dartmoor, Cornwall, Oxford, Blackpool, and some of North Yorkshire).

The Old Stones is the most detailed field guide ever published to the prehistoric places of Britain and Ireland, featuring more than sites (hundreds of which are not covered elsewhere), with over colour photographs.

It is packed with articles that will change the way you see these sites, from investigation into how the stones may have been aligned on prominent landscape features or.

Roman Painted House (Dover, Kent): Called Britain's "buried Pompeii," this 1,year-old structure has exceptionally well-preserved walls and an under-floor heating system used by the Romans. It's best known for its unique Bacchic murals. Avebury (west of Marlborough, Wiltshire; east of Bath, Avon): Although not as famous as Stonehenge, this is one of Europe's leading prehistoric monuments.

The web's source of information for Ancient History: definitions, articles, timelines, maps, books, and illustrations. A Field Guide to the Megalithic Sites of Britain and Ireland (Book) Book Details.

The Old Stones: A Field Guide to the Megalithic Sites of Britain and Ireland. Author. Burnham, Andy. Publisher. Watkins Publishing. CURRENT ARCHAEOLOGY's BOOK OF THE YEAR ''A wonderful guide to the many megaliths of Britain's Neolithic and Bronze Age.'' Mike Parker Pearson, Professor of British Later Prehistory at UCL This is the most comprehensive and thought-provoking field guide ever published to the iconic standing stones and prehistoric places of Britain and Ireland.

The ultimate insiders' guide, it gives Reviews: Add to cart: A big new Celtic catalogue with twice-size coin photos An easy catalogue of the iron age coins of Britain– the coins of the Pritani (c 45) – compiled by Elizabeth Cottam, Philip de Jersey, Chris Rudd and John Sills from Pritanic coins recorded by the Celtic Coin Index at the Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford.

A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain by Owen Hatherley For all their bright colours and cladding, the new urban regeneration schemes of the last property boom represent a.

The Modern Antiquarian: A Pre-Millennial Odyssey Through Megalithic Britain is a guide book written by Julian Cope, published in It is written as a travelogue of British megalithic sites, including Stonehenge and of artifacts catalogued include stone circles, hillforts and barrows.

In the introduction Cope explains how a visit to Avebury Stone Circle inspired his enthusiasm. A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain by Owen Hatherley – review Near the end of this angry, melancholy book, he visits the former Dome, now. The Spas Ancient and Modern package includes bathing in the natural thermal waters at Thermae Bath Spa, a visit to the Roman Baths and dining at the Pump Room.

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Stonehenge is one of the major attractions and Evan Evans Tours and Golden Tours offer a variety of trips, some of which can take you into the monument and right up to the Stones.A man about country. Herefordshire is where self-taught amateur archaeologist Alfred Watkins penned The Old Straight Track, a contentious book published in that posited one of the most well.