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This is a complete new history of the world's greatest stone circle. Britain's leading expert on stone circles turns his attention to the greatest example of them all - Stonehenge. Every aspect of Stonehenge is re-considered in Aubrey Burl's new analysis. He explains for the first time how the outlying Heel Stone long predates Stonehenge itself, serving as a trackway marker in the prehistoric Harroway. He uncovers new evidence that the Welsh bluestones were brought to Stonehenge by glaciation rather than by man. And he reveals just how far the design of Stonehenge was influenced by Breton styles and by Breton cults of the dead.
Otherwise £3.49+p&p Published price £8.99, a saving of over 50%
Stone Circles, A Modern Builder's Guide to the Megalithic Revival - Rob Roy
Paperback, 370pp. Chelsea Green, 1999.
Rob Roy has travelled extensively to learn how stone circles are constructed, he presents hard-to-find information on how to move and align giant stones for your own sacred circles, and introduces us to the present day characters who have built their own.
Otherwise £6.99+p&p Published price £14.99, a saving of over 50%
25 Walks: The Cotswolds - B.E. Fryer
Part of the 25 Walks series. Describes 25 walks in the varied countryside of the Cotswolds, from Bath in the South to Edge Hill in Warwickshire, 112km (70 miles) further north; and from spectacular scarp views in the west to gentle streams and pastures in the east. Within a 5000 year history, the visitor will find iron age hillforts, Roman roads, medieval monasteries, grand mansions and humble cottages, plus a wealth of wildlife and interest in the way the land is used today.
Otherwise £3.99+p&p Published price £9.99, a saving of over 55%
Art and Society in Roman Britain - Jennifer Laing
Hardback, 188 pages, Sutton Publishing Ltd
Fully illustrated, this book is the ideal introduction to Roman-British art, including mosaics, sculpture and architecture. The author discusses art patrons and craftsmen, the close relationship between the political and conomic history of the province and its art, and how Roman art responded rapidly to diverse influences.
Gods with Thunderbolts: Religion in Roman Britain - Guy de la Bedoyere
One of the Roman Empire's greatest achievements was religious tolerance, at least by modern standards. It was a world in which Fortuna and Fate ruled the minds of men and women. That world left behind a marvellous legacy of literary and archaeological records - temples and shrines, altars and votive gifts, curse tablets and inscriptions. In addition to the Gods of Rome, Roman Britain had native cults like that of Cocidius from the northern frontier and exotic imports from Persia and Egypt such as Mithras and Isis. Finally, there were the tensions created by the legitimisation of Christianity in the fourth century. This is the first book that attempts, systematically, to unravel the wide-ranging evidence that we have for the multifarious beliefs and practices of those living in Roman Britain.
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