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Fortified settlements in early medieval Europe
Oxford ; Philadelphia : Oxbow Books, 2016
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Neil Christie; Hajnalka Herold
|Description:||1 online resource.|
|Contents:||List of Figures List of Tables List of Contributors Acknowledgements INTRODUCTION 'Defining and Understanding Defended Settlements in Early Medieval Europe: Structures, Roles, Landscapes and Communities' - Neil Christie & Hajnalka Herold NORTH-WESTERN EUROPE 'The Irish Cashel: Enclosed Settlement, Fortified Settlement or Settled Fortification? With Evidence from Ongoing Excavations at Caherconnell, Co. Clare, Western Ireland' - Michelle Comber (Galway, Ireland) 'Early Medieval Defended Settlement Enclosures in Ireland in the 9th and 10th Centuries AD' - Aidan O'Sullivan (Dublin, Ireland) 'Fortified Settlement and the Emergence of Kingdoms in Northern Scotland in the First Millennium AD' - Gordon Noble (Aberdeen, UK) 'Defended Settlement in Early Medieval Wales: Problems of Presence, Absence and Interpretation' - Andrew Seaman (Canterbury, UK) 'Creating Defended Communities in Later Saxon Wessex' - Neil Christie (Leicester, UK) 'Monumental Expression and Fortification in Denmark in the Time of King Harald Bluetooth' - Anne Pedersen (Copenhagen, Denmark) CENTRAL EUROPE 7. 'North-Western Slavic Strongholds of the 8th-10th Centuries AD' - Felix Biermann (Gottingen, Germany) 8. 'Early Medieval Strongholds in Polish Lands' - Przemyslaw Urbanczyk (Warsaw, Poland) 9. 'The Natural Environment, Anthropogenic Influences and Supra-Regional Contacts at 9th- to 10th-Century Fortified Elite Settlements in Central Europe' - Hajnalka Herold (Exeter, UK) 10. 'The Beginnings of Medieval Fortifications in the Late Carolingian Period from a Swiss Perspective' - Adriano Boschetti-Maradi (Bern, Switzerland) WESTERN EUROPE 11. 'Anxious Abbots? Questions of Monastic Security and Insecurity in Early Medieval Europe' - Neil Christie (Leicester, UK) & Richard Hodges (Rome, Italy) 12. 'Controlling and Contesting Urban Spaces: Rulers and Urban Communities in Southern England and Northern France from the Later 9th to 11th Century' - Ryan Lavelle (Winchester, UK) 13. 'Circular, D-Shaped and Other Fortifications in 9th- and 10th-Century Flanders and Zeeland as Markers of the Territorialisation of Power(s)' - Dries Tys, Pieterjan Deckers & Barbora Wouters (Brussels, Belgium) 14. 'Early and High Medieval 'Incastellamento' in Northern Iberia: Fortified Settlements in the Basque Country and Upper Ebro Valley (9th-12th Centuries)' - Juan Antonio Quiros Castillo (Vitoria-Gasteiz, Pais Vasco/Spain) 15. 'The Southern Carolingian Frontier in Marca Hispanica along the River Ter: Roda Civitas and the Archaeological Site of L'Esquerda (Catalonia)' - Imma Ollich-Castanyer, Montserrat Rocafiguera-Espona and Maria Ocana-Subirana (Barcelona, Catalonia/Spain) MEDITERRANEAN AND ADRIATIC EUROPE 16. 'The Western Black Sea Coast in the 8th-10th Centuries: How and How Much was it Defended?' - Rossina Kostova (Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria) 17. 'A Window on an Uncertain World: Butrint and the Fortified Sites of Epirus in the 7th-9th Centuries AD' - William Bowden (Nottingham, UK) 18. 'Fortified Settlements in Carolingian Istria' - Miljenko Jurkovic (Zagreb, Croatia) 19. 'Castles on the Water? Defences in Venice and Comacchio during the Early Middle Ages' - Sauro Gelichi (Venice, Italy) 20. 'Walled Towns of the 8th-11th Centuries in Central Italy' - Carlo Citter (Siena, Italy) 21. 'Fortified Settlements of the 8th to 10th Centuries. Italy and the Case of Tuscany' - Marco Valenti (Siena, Italy) 22. 'Timber and Earth in the Architecture of Italian Early Medieval Fortified Sites (8th-10th Centuries AD)' - Vittorio Fronza (Siena, Italy) 23. 'Fortified and Unfortified Settlements in Byzantine and Islamic Sicily: 6th to 11th Centuries' - Alessandra Molinari (Rome, Italy)|
|Responsibility:||edited by Neil Christie & Hajnalka Herold.|
RETURNED -- Gil Dowdall-Brown Fortress Study Group
- Human settlements -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
- Fortification -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
- Community life -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
- Excavations (Archaeology) -- Europe.
- Archaeology, Medieval -- Europe.
- Social archaeology -- Europe.
- Europe -- Antiquities.
- Europe -- Defenses -- History.
- Archaeology, Medieval.
- Community life.
- Excavations (Archaeology)
- Human settlements.
- Military readiness.
- Social archaeology.
- HISTORY / Europe / Western