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  1. She is But a Woman

    She is But a Woman: Queenship in Scotland 1424–1463 [Paperback]

    Fiona Downie(Author)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781910900499
    Published by : John Donald
    She is But a Woman, the first in-depth study of medieval Scottish queens, investigates the relationship between gender and power in the medieval Scottish court by exploring the art of queenship as practised by Joan Beaufort and Mary of Guel... .... Learn More
  2. Exploring Writing Systems and Practices in Bronze Age Aegean

    Exploring Writing Systems and Practices in Bronze Age Aegean [Hardback]

    Philippa M. Steele(Author)

    Regular Price: $80.00

    Special Price: $60.00

    ISBN: 9781789259018
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations Between Early Writing Systems
    Volume: 7
    Writing does not begin and end with the encoding of an idea into a group of symbols. It is practiced by people who have learnt its principles and acquired the tools and skills for doing it, in a particular context that affects what they do and how... .... Learn More
  3. Edge of Empire, Rome's Scottish Frontier

    Edge of Empire, Rome's Scottish Frontier: The Antonine Wall [Paperback]

    David J. Breeze(Author)

    $21.95

    ISBN: 9781839830037
    Published by : Origin
    Two thousand years ago, southern Scotland was part of a great empire, the Roman Empire. About AD 140, a Roman army marched north from what is now Northumbria and, 20 years after and over 100 miles further north than Hadrian’s Wall, built a n... .... Learn More
  4. Cyprus in the Long Late Antiquity

    Cyprus in the Long Late Antiquity: History and Archaeology Between the 6th and the 8th Centuries [Hardback]

    Panayiotis Panayides(Editor); Ine Jacobs(Editor)

    Regular Price: $80.00

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    ISBN: 9781789258745
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Cyprus was a thriving and densely populated late antique province. Contrary to what used to be thought, the Arab raids of the mid-seventh century did not abruptly bring the island’s prosperity to an end. Recent research instead highlights lo... .... Learn More
  5. Art, Image, Power and Place

    Art, Image, Power and Place: Contextualising the Stone Sculpture of Anglo-Saxon England [Hardback]

    Sarah Semple(Editor); Jane Hawkes(Editor)

    Regular Price: $80.00

    Special Price: $60.00

    ISBN: 9781789258981
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Early medieval stone sculptures survive across Europe: at waysides, in architectural settings and in churches and graveyards, and provide an exceptional source for understanding the aesthetics and beliefs of early medieval communities. England is ... .... Learn More
  6. The Kyrenia Ship Final Excavation Report

    The Kyrenia Ship Final Excavation Report: Volume I - History of the Excavation, Amphoras, Pottery and Coins as Evidence for Dating [Hardback]

    Susan W. Katsev(Editor); Laina W. Swiny(Editor)

    Regular Price: $80.00

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    ISBN: 9781785707520
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: The Kyrenia Ship Final Excavation Report
    Volume: 1
    The Kyrenia ship, a Greek merchantman built around 315 BC and sunk off the north coast of Cyprus 294-291 BC, was excavated between 1967 and 1972 under the direction of Michael Katzev. The importance of this ship lies in the extraordinary state of ... .... Learn More
  7. Textiles in Motion

    Textiles in Motion: Dress for Dance in the Ancient World [Hardback]

    Audrey Gouy(Editor)

    Regular Price: $59.99

    Special Price: $44.99

    ISBN: 9781789257984
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Dress is at the core of dance. It adorns dancers, defines various roles and forms symbolic expressions that, for example, either bind people together or opposes them. It is a communicative tool that gives crucial information for understanding the ... .... Learn More
  8. From House Societies to States

    From House Societies to States: Early Political Organisation, From Antiquity to the Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Juan Carlos Moreno Garcia(Editor)

    Regular Price: $80.00

    Special Price: $60.00

    ISBN: 9781789258622
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Ancient Societies
    Volume: 3
    The organization and characteristics of early and ancient states have become the focus of a renewed interest from archaeologists, ancient historians and anthropologists in recent years. On the one hand, neo-evolutionary schemas of political transf... .... Learn More
  9. Burials and the Black Death in Hereford

    Burials and the Black Death in Hereford: New Library Excavation, Hereford Cathedral [Hardback]

    Derek Hurst(Editor)

    Regular Price: $59.99

    Special Price: $44.99

    ISBN: 9781789258684
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Excavation at Hereford Cathedral took place in 1993, prior to the construction of the Mappa Mundi Museum and new archive library. This revealed extensive remains, some potentially dating back to the 7th/8th century, including timber-built building... .... Learn More
  10. The King in the North

    The King in the North: The Pictish Realms of Fortriu and Ce [Paperback]

    Gordon Noble(Editor); Nicholas Evans(Editor)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9781910900864
    Published by : John Donald
    Some years ago a revolution took place in Early Medieval history in Scotland. The Pictish heartland of Fortriu, previously thought to be centred on Perthshire and the Tay found itself relocated through the forensic work of Alex Woolf to the shores... .... Learn More

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