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Royal and religious theatre: Monuments and power in mid to late Saxon England

Sarah Semple

in Perceptions of the Prehistoric in Anglo-Saxon England: Religion, Ritual, and Rulership in the Landscape

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683109
eISBN:
9780191762956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683109.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the role of ancient monuments and places in the establishment of new systems of authority and power in mid to late Anglo-Saxon England. The use of ancient monuments, especially ... More


Visions of the past: The Anglo-Saxons and the ancient landscape

Sarah Semple

in Perceptions of the Prehistoric in Anglo-Saxon England: Religion, Ritual, and Rulership in the Landscape

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683109
eISBN:
9780191762956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683109.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter provides a concluding summary. The ancient monuments that marked the landscape were meaningful features to Anglo-Saxon populations throughout the era. Populations sought out ancient ... More


Whin Sill: Defending Ancient Springs

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter focuses on two disputes that arose in 1930 and 1957 respectively, events that drew attention to the protection of the archaeological remains of the best-preserved section of Hadrian's ... More


Mississippian Processes and Histories: The Evolution of Fort Ancient Culture in the Miami Valleys

Robert A. Cook

in Mississippian Beginnings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400103
eISBN:
9781683400318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400103.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The spread of Mississippian culture throughout much of the Eastern US has long been of interest to archaeologists. Interpretations of this spread have oscillated widely over the development of the ... More


The Hadrian’s Wall Path National Trail: The Inclusive Monument

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail opened in May 2003. This long-distance footpath from Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway mainly follows the line of Hadrian's Wall. From the memorial in the Segedunum ... More


Ellenborough (Maryport): Recognizing Roman Civility in the Border Landscape

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The Picts' Wall was a focus of considerable interest during the late sixteenth century and the first decade of the seventeenth. Late in the reign of Queen Elizabeth and during the succeeding reign of ... More


Conclusions: The Archaeological Imagination

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This book has explored the life of Hadrian's Wall and has addressed the ways that texts and images have drawn upon the physical nature of the monument, while also considering how the monumentality of ... More


Description of Egypt: Notes and Views in Egypt and Nubia

Edward William Lane

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774245251
eISBN:
9781617970160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774245251.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This text here contains a hitherto unpublished work by the great nineteenth-century British traveler Edward William Lane (1801–76), a name known to almost everyone in all the many fields of Middle ... More


A Living Wall

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Hadrian's Wall was constructed in the AD 120s and maintained for almost three centuries before ceasing to operate as a Roman frontier during the fifth century. Its scale and complexity means that it ... More


Castlesteads: Reviving Interest in the Wall

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

In 1695, a new edition of Camden's Britannia was published. Although there was little additional information on the Picts' Wall, antiquarian interest in the monument increased significantly during ... More


The Clayton Wall: ‘A New Era in Antiquarian Research’

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter explores the contributions of John Clayton and John Collingwood Bruce to knowledge of the Wall. It draws upon the section of curtain Wall reconstructed by Clayton along the central ... More


The Roman Gate at Hunnum (Halton Chesters): Ethnographic Time

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter first addresses the writings of Robert Henry Forster, who called himself an ‘Amateur Antiquary’. Despite his claim to amateur status, Forster combined an interest in creative writing ... More


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