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Akhmīm

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE).

(Panopolis, Πανω̑ν πόλις), metropolis of the Panopolite nome of Upper Egypt, a bishopric from the early 4th C. A church is mentioned in a text of 295–300 a.d. (P. Gen. ...

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Ancestral, spiritual, and magical?

Sarah Semple.

in Perceptions of the Prehistoric in Anglo-Saxon England

October 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 18637 words.

Ancient monuments were just one element of a wider numinous natural world. The supernatural opportunities of the grave, the barrow, and ancient monuments existed as components in a...

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Burial, community, and identity and the prehistoric past

Sarah Semple.

in Perceptions of the Prehistoric in Anglo-Saxon England

October 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 20307 words.

This chapter explores the diversity of monument reuse, the evidence for regional trends in the choice of types of monument for burial, and patterns of chronological change across the fifth...

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Changing meanings

Sarah Semple.

in Perceptions of the Prehistoric in Anglo-Saxon England

October 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 21675 words.

The centuries after the conversion have left a wealth of documentary and literary sources: wills, laws, poetry, stories, charters, and annals. Sources like these provide an opportunity to...

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The circle and the cross

Sarah Semple.

in Perceptions of the Prehistoric in Anglo-Saxon England

October 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 12816 words.

The reintroduction of Christianity into England created numerous material changes, not least the introduction of stone-built structures and decorated sculpture. This chapter considers how...

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Copts

Overview page. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE) — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

A native Egyptian in the Hellenistic and Roman periods; a member of the Coptic Church. Coptic, the language of the Copts, represents the final stage of ancient Egyptian. It now survives...

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Early evidence for settlement and fields

David Hall.

in The Open Fields of England

June 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE); Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 18411 words.

This chapter collects together additional types of physical and historical evidence that have a bearing on field origins. Firstly the archaeological evidence relating to the distribution...

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Field-system types: extensive fields of the Central Region

David Hall.

in The Open Fields of England

June 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE); Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 10509 words.

The Central Region’s extensive fields fall into three distinctive types. New examples of the familiar Midland field systems are described, with evidence for changes from two to three fields...

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Field-system types in the Eastern and Western Regions

David Hall.

in The Open Fields of England

June 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE); Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 16701 words.

It is demonstrated that there was no single type of ‘field system’ used in the large area of the countryside lying outside of the Central Region, although in most regions an underlying...

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Introduction: medieval fields and the landscape

David Hall.

in The Open Fields of England

June 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE); Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 1981 words.

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