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Gaul before the Roman Conquest

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This article begins with a discussion of the rise of fortified centres, known in Anglo-Saxon and German archaeology as oppida. Like the princely centres of the sixth and fifth centuries bc, the ... More


La Tène and Early Gallo-Roman Settlement in Central Gaul: An Examination of the Boundary between the Aedui, Lingoni, and Senoni (Northern Burgundy, France)

Pierre Nouvel

in Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses settlement patterns from northern Burgundy which suggest major changes in the middle and late La Tène period (second century BC). The most important is the appearance of ... More


Introduction: The evolution of territorial identities in the English landscape

Stephen Rippon

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198759379
eISBN:
9780191917059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759379.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Landscape Archaeology

This is a study of the territorial structures within which past communities managed their landscapes. Today, we live our lives within a complex hierarchy of administrative units that includes ... More


Documentary Sources

Dennis Harding

in Iron Age Hillforts in Britain and Beyond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199695249
eISBN:
9780191918452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780199695249.003.00013
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Prehistorians like to think of prehistoric archaeology as the ‘purest’ branch of the discipline, in that interpretation and reconstruction of prehistoric societies is solely dependent upon the ... More


Bourges in the Earlier Iron Age: An Interim View

Ralston Ian

in Communities and Connections: Essays in Honour of Barry Cunliffe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199230341
eISBN:
9780191917448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199230341.003.0022
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Berry in central France figures frequently in assessments of the level of complexity in western temperate Europe at the annexation of Gallia comata in 52 BC. Information from a number of sites, ... More


History of Hillfort Studies

Dennis Harding

in Iron Age Hillforts in Britain and Beyond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199695249
eISBN:
9780191918452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780199695249.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Popular perception polarizes opinions, and archaeology is no exception. Instead of complexities and paradoxes, we instinctively prefer simplification and certainties, even if this distorts the ... More


Inside and Outside of Hillforts

Dennis Harding

in Iron Age Hillforts in Britain and Beyond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199695249
eISBN:
9780191918452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780199695249.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

By the 1960s, a greater interest in the social and economic role of hillforts demanded more extensive excavation of their interiors. Whilst fieldwork was still dependent on volunteer labour and ... More


Hillforts in the Landscape

Dennis Harding

in Iron Age Hillforts in Britain and Beyond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199695249
eISBN:
9780191918452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780199695249.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Landscape in common usage refers to the physical landforms of hills, valleys, rivers, and lakes, together with vegetational cover that may have changed significantly over the centuries depending ... More


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