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  1. Berkeley Castle Tales

    Berkeley Castle Tales: Archaeological Narratives from Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire [Paperback]

    Mark Horton(Editor); Stuart J. Prior(Editor); Konstantinos P. Trimmis(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789255799
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The ‘Berkeley Tales’ volume is presenting the outcomes of the 15-year-long University of Bristol excavations and landscape research at the Berkeley Castle estate in south Gloucestershire. The project aimed to build up a detailed pictur... .... Learn More
  2. Ancient Arms Race: Antiquity's Largest Fortresses and Sasanian Military Networks of Northern Iran

    Ancient Arms Race: Antiquity's Largest Fortresses and Sasanian Military Networks of Northern Iran: A joint fieldwork project by the Iranian Center for Archaeological Research, The Research Institute of Cultural Heritage and Tourism and the University of Edinburgh (2014-2016) [Hardback]

    Eberhard Sauer(Editor); Jebrael Nokandeh(Editor); Hamid Omrani Rekavandi(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789254624
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: British Institute of Persian Studies, Archaeological Monograph Series
    Volume: VII
    Which ancient army boasted the largest fortifications, and how did the competitive build-up of military capabilities shape world history? Few realise that imperial Rome had a serious competitor in Late Antiquity. Late Roman legionary bases, normal... .... Learn More
  3. The Semantics of Word Division in Northwest Semitic Writing Systems

    The Semantics of Word Division in Northwest Semitic Writing Systems: Ugaritic, Phoenician, Hebrew, Moabite and Greek [Hardback]

    Robert S.D. Crellin(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789256772
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations Between Early Writing Systems
    Volume: 4
    Much focus in writing systems research has been on the correspondences on the level of the grapheme/phoneme. Seeking to complement these, this monograph considers the targets of graphic word-level units in natural language, focusing on ancient Nor... .... Learn More
  4. Cities as Palimpsests?

    Cities as Palimpsests?: Responses to Antiquity in Eastern Mediterranean Urbanism [Hardback]

    E. K. Fowden(Editor); Suna Çağaptay(Editor); Edward Zychowicz-Coghill(Editor); Louise Blanke(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789257687
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Impact of the Ancient City
    Volume: 1
    The metaphor of the palimpsest has been increasingly invoked to conceptualize cities with deep, living pasts. This volume seeks to think through, and beyond, the logic of the palimpsest, asking whether this fashionable trope slyly forces us to see... .... Learn More
  5. Surveying the Domesday Book

    Surveying the Domesday Book [Paperback]

    Simon Keith(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781914427107
    Published by : Windgather Press
    This is an analysis of the Domesday Book from the perspective of a surveyor and valuer. Most of the logistical problems encountered by the Domesday surveyors are universal.

    The main aim of this work is to calculate a timetable for the cre... .... Learn More
  6. Textiles in Motion

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

    Audrey Gouy(Editor)

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    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
  7. Constantinople

    Constantinople: Archaeology of a Byzantine Megapolis [Paperback]

    Ken Dark(Author); Ferudun Özgümüş(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789258066
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Istanbul, Europe's largest city, became an urban center of exceptional size when it was chosen by Constantine the Great as a new Roman capital city. Named 'Constantinople' after him, the city has been studied through its rich textual sources and s... .... Learn More
  8. Caves and Ritual in Medieval Europe

    Caves and Ritual in Medieval Europe [Paperback]

    Knut Bergsvik(Editor); Marion Dowd(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789258073
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Caves and rockshelters in Europe have traditionally been associated with prehistory, and in some regions cave archaeology has become synonymous with the Palaeolithic. However, there is abundant evidence that caves and rockshelters were important f... .... Learn More
  9. Textiles in Ancient Mediterranean Iconography

    Textiles in Ancient Mediterranean Iconography [Hardback]

    Susanna Harris(Editor); Cecilie Brøns(Editor); Marta Zuchowska(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789257212
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 38
    This volume provides an ambitious synopsis of the complex, colorful world of textiles in ancient Mediterranean iconography. A wealth of information on ancient textiles is available from depictions such as sculpture, vase painting, figurines, relie... .... Learn More
  10. Silchester Revealed

    Silchester Revealed: The Iron Age and Roman Town of Calleva [Hardback]

    Michael Fulford(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781914427084
    Published by : Windgather Press
    With its apparently complete town plan, revealed by the Society of Antiquaries of London’s great excavation project, 1890-1909, Silchester is one of the best known towns in Roman Britain and the Roman world more widely. Since the 1970s excav... .... Learn More

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