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Religious practice in the Islamic world

Marcus Milwright

in An Introduction to Islamic Archaeology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623105
eISBN:
9780748671298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623105.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

The archaeology of religious monuments and of religious practice forms the subject of this chapter. The first section is devoted to the archaeology of the mosque, and uses three case studies to ... More


A holy place in history

Martin Carver

in Portmahomack: Monastery of the Picts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624416
eISBN:
9780748670703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624416.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Although it is fertile land and actively farmed, the Tarbat peninsula remains today as a very special holy place steeped in history, comparable to Iona. In the final chapter of the book the author ... More


What Europe Did for Us

Elizabeth Graham

in Maya Christians and Their Churches in Sixteenth-Century Belize

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036663
eISBN:
9780813041834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036663.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In this chapter, which forms the first part of the book's synthesis and conclusions, the context of conversion is examined. The question is asked: What in Europe's past led to the sixteenth-century ... More


Cheese and Terms

Elizabeth Graham

in Maya Christians and Their Churches in Sixteenth-Century Belize

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036663
eISBN:
9780813041834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036663.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Terms commonly used in research on conquest and conversion are examined in this chapter, among them: “Maya,” “Spaniard,” “religion,” “conversion,” “Christianity,” “cult,” “idols,” “devils,” and ... More


Materializations of Puritan Ideology at Seventeenth-Century Harvard College

Christina J. Hodge, Diana D. Loren, and Patricia Capone

in Rethinking Colonialism: Comparative Archaeological Approaches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060705
eISBN:
9780813050911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060705.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This chapter considers how Puritan ideologies were materialized at 17th-century Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts, by interrogating material hybridity at Harvard’s 1655 Indian College. The ... More


Convergences in The Places of Early Evangelization

Steven A. Wernke

in Negotiated Settlements: Andean Communities and Landscapes under Inka and Spanish Colonialism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042497
eISBN:
9780813043968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042497.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter traces the local historical trajectory across the conquest through close-in archaeological investigation of the local experience of the earliest era of Spanish colonialism in early ... More


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