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The Medieval Landscape of Wessex (Oxbow Monographs in Archaeology, No. 46)

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Published by Oxbow Books Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: c 1000 to c 1500,
  • British & Irish history: c 500 to c 1000,
  • Medieval European archaeology,
  • History - General History,
  • Reference,
  • England,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8451224M
    ISBN 100946897786
    ISBN 109780946897780

    Wessex is central to the study of early medieval English history; it was the dynasty which created the kingdom of England. This volume uses archaeological and place-name evidence to present an authoritative account of the most significant of the English Kingdoms.4/5(1).   About Wessex Ancient Kingdom Wessex Ancient Kingdom is an inn to inn style walk, giving you a sense of journey. Spend two nights at up to seven different locations through Wessex, an .


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The Medieval Landscape of Wessex (Oxbow Monographs in Archaeology, No. 46) by Micheval Aston Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Medieval Landscape of Wessex by Michael Aston,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Medieval Landscape of Wessex (Oxbow Monographs in Archaeology) Hardcover – February 1, by Michael Aston (Author), Carenza Lewis (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Cited by: 6. The archaeological evidence for settlement in the 5th to 7th centuries, B. Eagles; the archaelogy of 8th- to 11th-century Wessex, D. Hinton; the church in the Wessex heartlands, P.

Hase; the administrative and settlement framework of early medieval Wessex, D. Hooke; settlement in Wessex in the 10th century, M. Costen; forests, chases, warrens. This book is the culmination of the author’s lifelong interest in the Roman to medieval transition in England and in the analysis of the historic landscape of Wessex.

It begins with a focused, referenced, and critical exploration of the thorny, but crucial, issues of post-Roman personal and group identity, employing linguistic, historical. A narrative of transition, one of both of continuity and change, provides a fresh and alternative window into the everyday workings of an early medieval landscape through the pathways trodden over a millennium ago.

To purchase The Ancient Ways of Wessex, visit Oxbow Books. The Ancient Ways of Wessex tells the story of Wessex’s roads in the early medieval period, at the point at which they first emerge in the historical record.

This is the age of the Anglo-Saxons and an era that witnessed the rise of a kingdom that was taken to the very brink of. Alexander James Langlands, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer in Early Medieval History, Archaeology at the College of Arts and Humanities, Swansea interests include Anglo-Saxon Wessex, early medieval landscapes, and the history and archaeology of craft.

His latest monograph is The Ancient Ways of Wessex: Travel and Communication in an Early Medieval Landscape (Windgather, ). "Ceapmenn and Portmenn: Trade, Exchange and the Landscape of Early Medieval Wessex" published on 16 Mar by Brill. Buy The Medieval Landscape of Wessex, Oxfam, Aston, Michael (editor); Lewis, Carenza (editor), Books, History.

This book set out to explore diachronically the relationship between places of funerary ritual and the antecedent landscape in Wessex, from the fifth century through to the end of the long eighth.

It has interrogated why mourners selected particular locations, frequently harnessing both the natural topography and remnants of the past to provide.

The English author Thomas Hardy set all of his major novels in the south and southwest of England. He named the area "Wessex" after the medieval Anglo-Saxon kingdom that existed in this part of that country prior to the unification of England by gh the places that appear in his novels actually exist, in many cases he gave the place a fictional name.

Get this from a library. Burial, landscape and identity in early medieval Wessex. [Kate Mees] -- Burial evidence provides the richest record we possess for the centuries following the retreat of Roman authority.

The locations and manner in which communities chose to bury their dead, within the. The landscape of medieval England was the product of a multitude of hands. While the power to shape the landscape inevitably lay with the Crown, the nobility and the religious houses, this study also highlights the contribution of the peasantry in the layout of rural settlements and ridge-and-furrow field works, and the funding of parish churches by ordinary by: 1.

This book is the culmination of the author’s lifelong interest in the Roman to medieval transition in England and in the analysis of the historic landscape of Wessex.

It begins with a focused, referenced, and critical exploration of the thorny, but crucial, issues of post-Roman personal and group identity, employing linguistic, historical. Sam Turner’s important new interpretation of early medieval patterns of landscape development traces landscape change in the South West from the introduction of Christianity to the Norman Conquest (AD c.

It stresses the significance of political and religious ideology in both the ‘Celtic’ west (especially Cornwall) and the ‘Anglo-Saxon’ east (especially the Wessex. About The Medieval English Landscape, The landscape of medieval England was the product of a multitude of hands.

While the power to shape the landscape inevitably lay with the Crown, the nobility and the religious houses, this study also highlights the contribution of the peasantry in the layout of rural settlements and ridge-and-furrow field works, and the funding of parish.

TY - CHAP. T1 - Introduction (The Medieval Landscape of Wessex) AU - Aston, MA. AU - Lewis, C. PY - Y1 - M3 - Chapter in a book. SN - Author: MA Aston, C Lewis. This book increases understanding of the travel networks of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex.

Using a range of sources, it discusses the evidence for early medieval roads and pathways which shaped the movement and communication of people in the : Amy Brunskill.

Advanced Search. Browse. The Ancient Ways of Wessex Book Summary: The Ancient Ways of Wessex tells the story of Wessex’s roads in the early medieval period, at the point at which they first emerge in the historical record. This is the age of the Anglo-Saxons and an era that witnessed the rise of a kingdom that was taken to the very brink of defeat by the Viking invasions of the ninth century.

The medieval landscape of Wessex Taylor, Tim, Lewis, Carenza, Harding, Phil, Aston, Mick and Ambrus, Victor () The medieval landscape of Wessex.

Channel 4 Books. ISBN Full text not available from this repository. Item Type: Book or Monograph: Item Status: Live Archive Cited by: 6.

Burial, Landscape and Identity in Early Medieval Wessex (Anglo-saxon Studies) (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Burial, Landscape and Identity in Early Medieval Wessex (Anglo-saxon Studies) Author. Kate Mees. Publisher. Boydell Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ The landscape of medieval England was the product of a multitude of hands.

While the power to shape the landscape inevitably lay with the Crown, the nobility and the religious houses, this study also highlights the contribution of the peasantry in the layout of rural settlements and ridge-and-furrow field works, and the funding of parish churches by ordinary townsfolk.

Buy The Ancient Ways of Wessex: Travel and Communication in an Early Medieval Landscape (Windgather) by Langlands, Alexander (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2). This book offers a pioneering exploration of the ways in which the cultural and physical environment influenced funerary traditions during the period c.

ADin the region which came to form the leading Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex. This was a diverse landscape rich in ancient remains, in the form of imposing earthworks, enigmatic. The Land of the English Kin: Studies in Wessex and Anglo-Saxon England in Honour of Professor Barbara Yorke, eds.

Alexander James Langlands and Ryan. Contributors to this collection of 13 papers on the medieval landscape of Wessex include: B Eagles (The Archaeological evidence for settlement in the 5th to 7th centuries); D Hinton (The archaeology of 8th- to 11th-century Wessex); P Hase (The Church in the Wessex heartlands); D Hooke (The administrative and settlement framework of early.

Buy The Medieval Landscape of Wessex - Oxbow Monogr Oxfam, Aston, Michael & Lewis, Carenza (Eds.), Books, History. Buy The Medieval Landscape of Wessex Oxbow Monograph 46 by Aston, Michael, Lewis, Carenza (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Format: Hardcover.

Historia Medieval / Medieval History / Moyen Age. 39, likes talking about this. Página dedicada a la historia medieval. Congresos, Libros, Seminarios, noticias, etc. Book views. The Ancient Ways of Wessex: Travel and Communication in an Early Medieval Landscape / Alexander, Langlands.

Swansea University Author: Alexander, Langlands Abstract. The Ancient Ways of Wessex: Travel and Communication in an Early Medieval LandscapeAuthor: Alexander Langlands. The Ancient Ways of Wessex tells the story of Wessex's roads in the early medieval period, at the point at which they first emerge in the historical record.

This is the age of the Anglo-Saxons and an era that witnessed the rise of a kingdom that was taken to the very brink of defeat by the Viking invasions of the ninth : Alexander Langlands.

Yorke is an acknowledged expert on Anglo-Saxon England and Wessex would be her specialist topic on Mastermind.

So this is a great book. The first half gives the political history from Transition to Hastings, with digressions into landscape, church and other areas when they are relevant/5.

November/December, ) ‘In this important new study, Sam Turner argues that the changing pattern of settlements and estates in early medieval south-west Britain owed a great deal to a new Christian ideology of landscape.’ ‘ the book serves as a readable, well-illustrated, affordable but also scholarly introduction to the key debates.

The easy way to access online services at the University of Lincoln. The Ancient Ways of Wessex tells the story of Wessex’s roads in the early medieval period, at the point at which they first emerge in the historical record. This is the age of the Anglo-Saxons and an era that witnessed the rise of a kingdom that was taken to the very brink of defeat by the Viking invasions of the ninth century.

It is a period that goes on to become one within which we can. Wessex (/ ˈ w ɛ s ɪ k s /; Old English: Westseaxna rīce [westsæɑksnɑ riːt͡ʃe], the 'Kingdom of the West Saxons') was an Anglo-Saxon kingdom in the south of Great Britain, from until England was unified by Æthelstan in The Anglo-Saxons believed that Wessex was founded by Cerdic and Cynric, but this may be a two main sources for the history of Wessex are the Anglo Common languages: Old English (West Saxon dialect).

This is a list of monarchs of Wessex until For later monarchs, see the List of English s for many of the later English monarchs are confirmed by a number of sources. But the earliest kings of Wessex predate many written sources. Wessex was one of the seven kingdoms of the British is a later name given to the seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of England during the.

Sam Turner’s important new interpretation of early medieval patterns of landscape development traces landscape change in the South West from the introduction. This lecture marks the launch of a new book edited by Alex Langlands and Ryan Lavelle, in honour of Professor Barbara Yorke, The Land of the English Kin: Studies of Wessex and Anglo-Saxon England in Honour of Professor Barbara Yorke (Brill, ).

The Neolithic chambered tomb known as Wayland’s Smithy serves as the starting point for an exploration of how the monumental landscape within this. Book chapter 95 views. Ceapmenn and Portmenn: Trade, Exchange and the Landscape of Early Medieval Wessex / Alexander, Langlands.

The Land of the English Kin: Studies in Wessex and Anglo-Saxon England. Swansea University Author: Alexander, Langlands. AbstractAuthor: Langlands Alexander.England in the Middle Ages concerns the history of England during the medieval period, from the end of the 5th century through to the start of the Early Modern period in When England emerged from the collapse of the Roman Empire, the economy was in tatters and many of the towns abandoned.

After several centuries of Germanic immigration, new identities and cultures began to emerge.These seven areas, known as the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy, included Wessex, Sussex, Mercia, East Anglia, Northumbria, Kent and Essex. Wessex was the area running along the south and south-west coasts of England and was lived in by the West Saxons.

Kings of Wessex include Alfred the Great ( - ) and Edward the Elder ( - ).