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Megalithic Brittany

Audrey Burl

Megalithic Brittany

A Guide to Over 350 Ancient Sites and Monuments, with 145 Illustrations

by Audrey Burl

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Thames & Hudson Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • France,
  • European history (ie other than Britain & Ireland)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7653877M
    ISBN 100500274606
    ISBN 109780500274606
    OCLC/WorldCa489636547

    Get this from a library! Megalithic Brittany: a guide to over ancient sites and monuments. [Aubrey Burl] -- Describes the architecture and archaeology of the monumnets, and considers why they were built, providing a new analysis of their orientation. Travelling across France to northern Brittany will we visit the tallest Megalith in Europe, the magnificent Manhir du Champ Dolent and the Preslin Megalithic Alignments before arriving in the Medieval walled city of St Malo where we will book into our hotel on a B&B basis.

    Earlier in the year I visited the Carnac area on the southern Brittany coast. That area is well known for its concentration of some truly enigmatic megalithic sites, from the Carnac standing stone alignments, the diverse megalithic arrangements at Locmariaquer and the passage tomb on the island of I was there I saw a map showing the menhirs and megaliths of Brittany and was. Megalithic Brittany When one associates the words " Brittany " and " megaliths ", the image of Carnac stone lines comes immediately to mind, and it is true that this place is spectacular: As for the significance of these concentrations of megaliths, many assumptions are made that have no answers so let's just get carried in the past by the.

      One of the highlights of our trip to France was seeing some of the megaliths, menhirs, and dolmens in Brittany - all of which pre-date Stonehenge. From . : Voices Out of Stone: Magic and Mystery in Megalithic Brittany () by Hoffman, Natasha; North, Carolyn and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(8).


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Megalithic Brittany: A Guide to over Ancient Sites and Monuments Hardcover – November 1, by Aubrey Burl (Author) › Visit Amazon's Aubrey Burl Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Cited by: 1. The present book includes illustrated accounts of the authors' large-scale surveys of the isolated menhirs and the large alignments and cromlechs at Carnac in Brittany, which has been described as the Megalithic metropolis of Europe.

The British sites described include Stonehenge and Avebury, as well as others in Orkney and by: Megalithic Brittany book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(4). takes us back to the Megalithic Standing Stones of Carnac.

It is fascinating to read the stories of Natasha and co-author Carolyn North, who were called to this specific location independently and several years apart, as they relate their own adventures and discoveries in this magical place in Brittany/5(6).

Find out more Explore Book your trip Books Features Along with Newgrange in Ireland, Stonehenge in England and the Ring of Brodgar in the Orkneys, the tumuli, alignments and single standing stones of Brittany are of pre-eminent status among the megalithic sites of Europe.

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The top destination for Megaliths and Prehistory worldwide. Guide to Brittany: Brittany has a superb variety and number of megalithic sites in this compact region – “a megalithic wonderland” as Burl wrote in Carnac with its fabled rows of standing stones is the jewel in th.

BOOKS BY DR AUBREY BURL. The Stone Circles of Britain, Ireland and Brittany - Aubrey Burl JuneYale A new edition of Burl's classic work on Stone Circles, out now. The spectacular stone circles of western Europe, some nearly years old, have intrigued viewers through the ages. The legendary alignments of thousands of standing stones that grace Carnac in Brittany have no parallel.

They remind us that even in prehistory there were connections between the British Isles and Europe, which shares with us a rich megalithic tradition though stone circles are a. Sewqueqsen Settlement at Cannery: Submitted by TheDruid-3X3 on Sunday, 24 May ( reads): Multi-period On the Site of the Cannery, near Delta, BC, Canada there was an Ancient Native Settlement of the Sewqueqsen people.

There was a archaeological dig and native artifacts were found. More information was learned from tribal elders about the site. This practical and knowledgeable guidebook deals comprehensively with the stone circles of Britain and Ireland and with the cromlechs and megalithic "horseshoes" of Brittany.

This new edition includes a section on "Druidical" circles, romantic creations of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth by: accurately alignments altitude analysis arc minutes assumed astronomical Aubrey Aubrey holes Avebury axis azimuth backsights Britain Brogar cairns calculated Callanish Carnac centre circle Comet Stone coordinates cromlech Deneb diameter distance east cromlech east end ecliptic egg-shaped ellipse equinox erectors excavated extrapolating Figsbury 3/5(1).

Megalithic Remains in Britain and Brittany by Thom, A. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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About the Book. The Megaliths of Brittany. Excellent fully illustrated guidebook to all major dolmens, menhirs and carns in Brittany.

Large format paperback. 64 pages. Colour photographs throughout. Location map. English text. New condition. Cat No A megalith is a large pre-historic stone that has been used to construct a structure or monument, either alone or together with other stones.

There are o in Europe alone, ranging from Sweden to the Mediterranean sea. Books shelved as megaliths: The Megalithic Monuments of Britain & Ireland by Christopher Scarre, Standing Stones: Stonehenge, Carnac And The World Of Meg.

Megaliths in Brittany. Article on megalithic monuments of Brittany written by guest writer Lauren of Lux Authority. Boulders towering over their landscape can seem majestic, but when they’ve clearly been moved to create a monument over thousands of years ago, it is breathtaking.

item 2 Megalithic Brittany: A Guide by Aubrey Burl Hardback Book The Fast Free Shipping - Megalithic Brittany: A Guide by Aubrey Burl Hardback Book .This practical and knowledgeable guidebook deals comprehensively with the stone circles of Britain and Ireland and with the cromlechs and megalithic "horseshoes" of Brittany.

This new edition includes a section on "Druidical" circles, romantic creations of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. "This book is not only an elegant and practical guide, it is also the best single 5/5(1).The Modern Antiquarian: A Pre-Millennial Odyssey Through Megalithic Britain is a guide book written by Julian Cope, published in It is written as a travelogue of British megalithic sites, including Stonehenge and of artifacts catalogued include stone circles, hillforts and barrows.

In the introduction Cope explains how a visit to Avebury Stone Circle inspired his enthusiasm Author: Julian Cope.