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by Aubrey Burl
Author: Aubrey Burl
Publisher: Yale University Press (July 1, 1977)
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The stone circles in the British Isles and Brittany are a megalithic tradition of monuments consisting of standing stones arranged in rings. These were constructed from 3300 to 900 BCE in Britain, Ireland and Brittany. It has been estimated that around 4,000 of these monuments were originally constructed in this part of north-western Europe during this period. Around 1,300 of them are recorded, the others having been destroyed.
Aubrey Burl, author provides a hypothetical chronological framework for the circle, examining in particular their possible astronomical function.
This book is not only an elegant and practical guide, it is also the best . Aubrey Burl was until his retirement principal lecturer in archaeology at Hull College of Higher Education.
This book is not only an elegant and practical guide, it is also the best single-volume study of this extraordinary phenomenon, embracing 500 monuments from Shetland to Brittany. If you want to see stone circles on the British Isles, this is certainly a guide that will take you beyond Stone Henge. He is the author of numerous publications, including The Stone Circles of the British Isles, Prehistoric Avebury, and From Carnac to Callanish, all published by Yale University Press. Библиографические данные.
Tanned pages and age spots, however, this will not interfere with reading. The cover of is slightly damaged for instance a torn or bent corner. Inscription on the first page, typically just a name but may include a dedication or a brief personal message.
In this book, Aubrey Burl gives the reader a general overview of megalithic stone monuments in the British Isles without all the supernatural or alien theories. His theories are firmly rooted in the earth, just like the stones. It also includes a detailed appendix of all known circles and four-posters with landranger map coordinates, condition and survey details. An excellent guide to those who wish to explore and create their own theories.
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