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Ancient Europe 8000 B.C.--A.D. 1000: encyclopedia of the by Peter I. Bogucki, Pam J. Crabtree

By Peter I. Bogucki, Pam J. Crabtree

This particular encyclopedia is the 1st to discover the various peoples of early ecu civilization. considered as ''barbarian'' in the course of the lens of historical Greece and Rome, those civilizations have been accountable for such accomplishments because the upward thrust of farming within the Neolithic period and the construction of Stonehenge. insurance extends from prehistoric origins throughout the early heart a while (8000 B.C. to A.D. a thousand) while tribal routine helped outline the tip of historical tradition and the increase of the trendy eu international. organize topically and chronologically Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000 good points comprise 2 hundred illustrations (including the black & white photographs, colour photos, and line drawings); 70 maps; a chronology; index; eight-page colour inserts; cartographic endpapers; word list of key archaeological phrases and extra. (20040701)

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In Padnal the earliest settlement layer had post-and-plank-built houses, sometimes with stone foundations, in one case with a floor of wooden planks. In later phases houses had stone foundations and wooden walls, and their floors were sometimes paved with stone. 21 5 : M A S T E R S O F M E T A L , 3 0 0 0 – 1 0 0 0 B . C . In the Middle Bronze Age evidence for house forms becomes much scarcer. , Veselé) continued uninterrupted until the end of the initial phase of the Middle Bronze Age, with house types described above.

The Bronze Age. : Cambridge University Press, 1930. ) Coghlan, Herbert H. Notes on the Prehistoric Metallurgy of Copper and Bronze in the Old World. 2d ed. Occasional Papers on Technology, no. 4. Oxford: Pitt Rivers Museum, 1975. Harding, Anthony F. European Societies in the Bronze Age. Cambridge World Archaeology. : Cambridge University Press, 2000. (See, in particular, pp. ) Northover, J. Peter. ” Bulletin of the Institute of Archaeology, London 19 (1982): 45–72. Pearce, Mark. ” In Metals Make the World Go Round: The Supply and Circulation of Metals in Bronze Age Europe.

About thirty such sites are known from Slovakia alone, the excavated ones displaying a wellorganized, almost urbanistic internal layout, sometimes having narrow alleys between houses that line up in rows; comparable settlements make their appearance in southern Poland, the Czech Republic, and southern Germany. Such sites were part of a settlement system with a hierarchy of at least two levels. They emerged in the later phase of the Early Bronze Age and indicate an increase both in local warfare and social complexity.

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