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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


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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