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Overview page. Subjects: History.

Collecting all the field‐names of a parish from every available source, from earliest times to the present day, is a worthwhile task for a local historian or a group project. Unlike the...

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Characterizing the cultural landscape

Stephen Rippon.

in Making Sense of an Historic Landscape

July 2012; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 9228 words.

This chapter turns to the physical character of the historic landscape, in particular, the patterns of settlements depicted on the Ordnance Survey First Edition Six Inch maps of the 1880s....

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Cultural Role

Chester G. Starr.

in The Aristocratic Temper of Greek Civilization

June 1992; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 2859 words.

Few aristocracies in later ages have come close to equaling the cultural activity of the upper classes of the Greek states both directly and also as patrons. The amazing outburst of...

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Making Sense of an Historic Landscape

Stephen Rippon.

July 2012; p ublished online March 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 416 pages.

Why is it that in some places around the world communities live in villages, while elsewhere people live in isolated houses scattered across the landscape? How does archaeology analyse the...

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Abusir

Miroslav Verner.

August 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 448 pages.

At the center of the world-famous pyramid field of the Memphite necropolis lies a group of pyramids, temples, and tombs named after the nearby village of Abusir. Long overshadowed by the...

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