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Treasures From Sutton Hoo

Author : Gareth Williams
ISBN : 0714128252
Genre : History
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A slim souvenir style book, packed full of beautiful pictures of the famous artefacts discovered at Sutton Hoo. The text looks at the history of archaeology at the site, the context of the burial and at what the various finds can tell us about early Anglo-Saxon kingship.
Category: History

The Treasure Of Sutton Hoo

Author : Bernice Grohskopf
ISBN : 0689703627
Genre : Anglo-Saxons
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An illustrated account of the discovery and excavation of an Anglo-Saxon burial ship that was unearthed in Suffolk, England in 1939
Category: Anglo-Saxons

Sutton Hoo

Author : M. O. H. Carver
ISBN : 0812234553
Genre : Social Science
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The director of the most recent excavation at the Sutton Hoo burial site in England--one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in Europe--traces its exploration and the revelations it offers about the medieval kingdom of East Anglia. UP.
Category: Social Science

The Sutton Hoo Story

Author : Martin Carver
ISBN : 178327204X
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The Sutton Hoo ship-burial is one of the most significant finds ever made in Europe. It lies in a burial ground which contains all the elements of archaeological mystery: seventeen mounds, buried treasure, and sacrificed horses. In this very accessible book, Martin Carver explains what we know of this site, at which the leaders of the Dark Age kingdom of East Anglia signalled the pagan and maritime nature of their court. This is the story not only of this dramatic place, but also of its exploration over half a century, which amounts to a potted history of British archaeology.

Saxon King

Author : Katherine Brookes
ISBN : 1905123213
Genre : Musicals
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On the eve of the Second World War, Mrs Edith Pretty witnesses a phantom army battling in the sky above her land. She sets out to discover just what is buried under Sutton Hoo, discovering a long forgotten king's treasure. This is a fictional story based on the Anglo-Saxon treasures discovered at Sutton Hoo in 1939, and Bede's story of King Edwin and King Readwald's alliance against King Ethelfrid as he wrote in Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the English People. There is a complete show supplied, ready to perform complete with script, historical fact sheets, and a Art Pack showing how to make the costumes, scenery and props. A CD is supplied with both rehearsal and performance backing tracks.
Category: Musicals

Great Treasures

Author : Abhay Kumar Dubey
ISBN : 8122305423
Genre :
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This book on Great Treasures, is the 24th book in World Famous Series in English. For centuries treasure hunting has remained an exciting and unending pursuit of enterprising enthusiasts who often risked their lives to solve the mysteries of hidden treasures. On account of such enterprises today we know about the unearthing of the culture and lifestyles of many bygone civilisations. In this book all topics are based on facts and history and include everything important since the evolution of universe and life. The text is authentic and the language is lucid so that the reader unknowingly gets swayed into a new world of thrill without feeling the strain of reading.

The Parthenon Sculptures

Author : Ian Dennis Jenkins
ISBN : 0674026926
Genre : Architecture
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The Parthenon sculptures in the British Museum are unrivaled examples of classical Greek art, an inspiration to artists and writers since their creation in the fifth century bce. A superb visual introduction to these wonders of antiquity, this book offers a photographic tour of the most famous of the surviving sculptures from ancient Greece, viewed within their cultural and art-historical context. Ian Jenkins offers an account of the history of the Parthenon and its architectural refinements. He introduces the sculptures as architecture--pediments, metopes, Ionic frieze--and provides an overview of their subject matter and possible meaning for the people of ancient Athens. Accompanying photographs focus on the pediment sculptures that filled the triangular gables at each end of the temple; the metopes that crowned the architrave surmounting the outer columns; and the frieze that ran around the four sides of the building, inside the colonnade. Comparative images, showing the sculptures in full and fine detail, bring out particular features of design and help to contrast Greek ideas with those of other cultures. The book further reflects on how, over 2,500 years, the cultural identity of the Parthenon sculptures has changed. In particular, Jenkins expands on the irony of our intimate knowledge and appreciation of the sculptures--a relationship far more intense than that experienced by their ancient, intended spectators--as they have been transformed from architectural ornaments into objects of art.
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The Dating Of Beowulf

Author : Colin Chase
ISBN : 0802078796
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A seminal collection of studies on the date of Beowulf, now back in print, that overturned previous scholarship and raised much new information.
Category: Literary Criticism

Gardner S Art Through The Ages The Western Perspective

Author : Fred Kleiner
ISBN : 9781133954828
Genre : Art
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GARDNER’S ART THROUGH THE AGES: THE WESTERN PERSPECTIVE, Fourteenth Edition, provides you with a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated tour of the world’s great artistic traditions, plus many great features that make it easier for you to excel in your art history course! Easy to read and understand, the latest edition of the most widely read art history book in the English language continues to evolve, incorporating new artists and art works and providing a rich cultural backdrop for each of the covered periods and geographical locations. A unique scale feature will help you better visualize the actual size of the artworks shown in the book. Within each chapter, the Framing the Era overviews, a new timeline, and the chapter-ending section entitled The Big Picture will help you review for exams. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Art