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Lo scavo a Parma sotto Palazzo Sanvitale

ed. Mirella Marini Calvani

A report on excavations conducted at Palazzo Sanvitale, Parma (Italy) during 1983-7 and 2008-10, under the auspices of the Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici dell’Emilia Romagna at the request of the Palazzo’s owner, at that time the Banca del Monte di Parma. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00

The People of Early Winchester

ed. Caroline M. Stuckert

This volume traces the lives, health, and diseases of Winchester's inhabitants as seen in their skeletal remains from the mid-3rd to mid-16th century, a period of over 1,300 years. It offers a continuous chronological window, rather than a series of isolated studies, and is notable for the large sample of 8th-10th century Anglo-Saxon burials. READ MORE

Hardback: £80.00

Property and Piety in Early Medieval Winchester

Alexander R. Rumble

Winchester in the Anglo-Saxon and early Norman periods was an important royal and religious centre. This volume comprises an edition and translation, with extensive commentary, of thirty-three Anglo-Saxon and Norman documents relating to the topography and minsters of early medieval Winchester. READ MORE

Hardback: £58.00

Winchester in the Early Middle Ages

ed. Martin Biddle

This volume provides a full edition, translation, and analyses of the Winton Domesday and of the city depicted therein, drawing on the evidence derived from archaeological excavation and historical research in the city since 1961, on personal- and place-name evidence, and on contemporary advances in Anglo-Saxon numismatics. READ MORE

Hardback: £96.00

Survey of Medieval Winchester

Derek Keene

This survey is based on a reconstruction of the histories of the houses, plots, gardens, and fields in the city and suburbs of Winchester between c. 1300 and c. 1540. The reconstruction presents a gazetteer of 1,128 histories of properties, with accounts of 56 parish churches and the international fair of St Giles, all illustrated by detailed maps. READ MORE

Hardback: £210.00

Object and Economy in Medieval Winchester

Martin Biddle

Over 6000 objects were recovered during the Winchester excavations (1961-1971), offering insight not only into the industries and arts, but the economic, cultural, and social life of medieval Winchester. This volume covers all the objects from the finest products of the Anglo-Saxon goldsmith’s skill to the iron tenter-hooks of the cloth industry. READ MORE

Hardback: £195.00

The Winchester Mint and Coins and Related Finds from the Excavations of 1961–71

ed. Martin Biddle et al.

This volume records and illustrates the minting of silver pennies in Winchester between the reigns of Alfred the Great and Henry III. Five and a half thousand survive in museums and collections all over the world. Sought out and photographed (some 3200 coins in 6400 images detailing both sides), they have been minutely catalogued for this volume. READ MORE

Hardback: £115.00

The Cult of St Swithun

Michael Lapidge

Following the translation of his relics from a conspicuous tomb into the Old Minster, Winchester, the massive rebuilding of the cathedral, and a vigorous publicity campaign by Bishop Aethelwold (963-84), St Swithun became one of the most popular and important English saints, whose cult was widespread in England, Ireland, Scandinavia, and France. READ MORE

Hardback: £115.00

D’une rive à l’autre: circulations et échanges entre la Maurétanie césarienne et le sud-est de l’Hispanie (Antiquité-Moyen-âge)

Touatia Amraoui et al.

Algeria is largely open to the western Mediterranean, but links with its neighbouring regions are poorly understood. This book considers networks between Algeria and the south-east of the Iberian Peninsula, from pre-Roman times to the Middle Ages. Papers revolve around three themes: mobility; economic exchange; and cultural and knowledge transfer. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00

Bronze Age Barrow and Anglo-Saxon Cemetery: Archaeological Excavations on Land Adjacent to Upthorpe Road, Stanton Suffolk

Chris Chinnock

Archaeological investigations by MOLA on land adjacent to Upthorpe Road, Stanton (2013-2014), revealed the remains of a prehistoric round barrow and a cemetery containing the remains of 67 inhumations with associated grave goods. This book provides detailed analysis of the archaeological features, skeletal assemblage and other artefacts. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00

From Concept to Monument: Time and Costs of Construction in the Ancient World

ed. Simon J. Barker et al.

21 papers focus on modelling the costs of construction over the course of 2,500 years, from Bronze Age Greece to the early Middle Ages. They discuss both broader issues of methodology and particular case studies, with particular attention to the exploitation of raw materials (e.g. quarries), transport, and construction processes on building sites. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00

Offa's Dyke Journal: Volume 4 for 2022

ed. Ben Guy et al.

The contents of this special issue comprise the proceedings of a conference held over Zoom on the weekend of 11–12 July 2020. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00

(Trans)missions: Monasteries as Sites of Cultural Transfers

Monika Brenišínová

This volume focuses on the Catholic tradition of consecrated life (vita religiosa) from the High Middle Ages to the present. It gathers papers by authors from various disciplinary backgrounds, in particular art history, history, anthropology and translation studies. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | Open Access

The Route of the Franks

Cristina Corsi

A scientific study of the journey that Archbishop Sigeric of Canterbury undertook from the British Isles to Rome, focussing on the segment included in the territory of modern France. It not only reconstructs the route, but also offers an archaeological snapshot of the urban developments along the route at the twilight of the first millennium AD. READ MORE

Paperback: £36.00 | eBook: £16.00

Hyblaea: Studi di archeologia e topografia dell’altopiano ibleo

ed. Antonino Cannata et al.

A collection of ten papers focusing on the prehistoric, late-ancient and medieval-historical archaeological heritage of the Hyblaean area and in the south-eastern apex of Sicily, with particular attention to rupestrian archaeology. READ MORE

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Archaeologies & Antiquaries: Essays by Dai Morgan Evans

David Morgan Evans et al.

This book collects and republishes 14 key academic works by Dai Morgan Evans FSA (1944–2017). Spanning early medieval studies, the management and conservation of ancient monuments, histories of antiquarianism, and the Welsh church of Llangar, the chapters have been freshly edited and published together for the first time with new illustrations. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

Excavaciones en el baptisterio del conjunto eclesiástico de Son Peretó (Manacor, Mallorca, islas Baleares)

ed. Mateu Riera Rullan et al.

Archaeological excavations of the baptistery of the Late Antique site of Son Peretó (Manacor), located on the island of Mallorca in the Balearic Islands (Spain), provide interesting new findings related to the material culture of the 5th to 8th centuries AD and, above all, in relation to the tombs, pools and baptismal buildings on the site. READ MORE

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Modelling Christianisation: A Geospatial Analysis of the Archaeological Data on the Rural Church Network of Hungary in the 11th-12th Centuries

Mária Vargha

This book breaks new ground by studying the underutilised archaeological material for the Christianisation of the medieval Kingdom of Hungary; it draws on the archaeological record relating to the Christianisation of the commoners – rural churches and field cemeteries – and more precisely (digital) archaeological archival data. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Medieval Birmingham

John Hemingway

This book attempts to show through documentary and archaeological evidence how Birmingham evolved from a village into its present role as the second city of the United Kingdom. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 51 2022

ed. Steve Karacic

The Seminar for Arabian Studies is the longest continually running academic forum for the presentation of cultural heritage research on the Arabian Peninsula. Subjects include archaeology, epigraphy, history, ethnography, art, architecture, linguistics, and literature from prehistory to the early twentieth century. READ MORE

Paperback: £69.00

Down the Bright Stream: The Prehistory of Woodcock Corner and the Tregurra Valley, Cornwall

Sean R. Taylor

This volume reports on a series of fieldwork projects carried out in the Tregurra Valley, to the east of Truro, Cornwall between 2009-2015. The fieldwork led to the identification of a large number of pits and hearths across the site, the majority of which that have proved dateable spanning the Early Neolithic to the end of the Early Bronze Age. READ MORE

Paperback: £58.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Watlington Hoard

John Naylor et al.

Presenting the complete publication of the objects and coins in the Watlington Hoard, the authors discuss its wider implications for our understanding of hoarding in late 9th-century southern Britain, interactions between the kingdoms of Wessex and Mercia, and the movements of the Viking Great Army after the Battle of Edington in 878.

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Paperback: £49.00 | Open Access

Archeologia dell’architettura religiosa e forme di potere all’Isola d’Elba tra XI e XII secolo

Marta Ricci

This study is a historical archaeological analysis of a territorial area including the Island of Elba, Monte Pisano and the neighboring plain, using the methodology of 'light' archeology: stratigraphic reading of the elevations and reading of the historical landscape. READ MORE

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The Archaeology of Nucleation in the Old World

ed. Attila Gyucha et al.

Fourteen papers take advantage of advances in archaeological methods and theory to explore the role of the built environment in expressing and shaping community organization and identity at prehistoric and historic nucleated settlements and early cities in the Old World. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Light of Devotion: Oil Lamps of Kerala

Carol Radcliffe Bolon

This in-depth study of the medieval oil lamps of Kerala and beyond considers these art objects as primary sources for a broader discussion on the ritual use of Hindu oil lamps, their related and unique cultural history, their motifs, style and subject matter. From an understudied region, many of the pieces presented are previously unpublished. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Stratton, Biggleswade: 1,300 Years of Village Life in Eastern Bedfordshire from the 5th Century AD

Drew Shotliff et al.

Presents the results of 12 hectares of archaeological excavation undertaken between 1990-2001. As well as uncovering roughly half of the medieval village, the investigations revealed that Stratton’s origins stretched back to the early Anglo-Saxon period, with the settlement remaining in continuous use through to c. 1700. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

Environment and Agriculture of Early Winchester

ed. Martin Biddle et al.

This wide-ranging study describes the natural environment of Winchester and its immediate surroundings from the late Iron Age to the early post-medieval period. Historical and archaeological evidence consider humanity's interactions with the environment, fashioning agricultural, gardening and horticultural regimes over a millennium and a half. READ MORE

Hardback: £75.00 | eBook: £16.00

Paisajes, espacios y materialidades: Arqueología rural altomedieval en la península ibérica

ed. Sara Prata et al.

Rural landscapes are increasingly important when analysing the processes of change following the collapse of the Roman imperial structure. This volume presents contributions from key researchers in early medieval peasant archaeology in the north-western quadrant of the Peninsula, offering a multi-scale image of the main lines of ongoing research. READ MORE

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Early Anglo-Saxon Christian Reliquaries

Anthony Gibson

This volume presents a corpus and discussion of seventy-one Anglo-Saxon copper-alloy containers from forty-nine sites across England dating to the seventh and possibly eighth centuries, and variously described as work boxes, needle cases, amulet containers or Christian reliquaries. READ MORE

Hardback: £28.00 | eBook: £16.00

Offa's Dyke Journal: Volume 3 for 2021

ed. Howard Williams et al.

ODJ has a concerted focus on the Anglo-Welsh borderlands alongside wider themes, debates and investigations concerning boundaries and barriers, edges and peripheries, from prehistory through to recent times. The public archaeology and heritage of frontiers and borderlands is also considered. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00

New Approaches to the Archaeology of Beekeeping

ed. David Wallace-Hare

17 papers take a holistic view of beekeeping archaeology (including honey, wax, associated products, hive construction, and trade) in one large interconnected geographic region, the Mediterranean, central Europe, and the Atlantic Façade. The book serves as a handbook for current and future researchers considering the archaeology of beekeeping. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Medieval Floortiles of Herefordshire

Julie Bowen

This volume presents a survey, in the form of a gazetteer, of the extant decorated floortiles of Herefordshire, with some tiles that are no longer available but which are known from records also included. For each site, each individual floortile design is illustrated, and parallels from other sites are outlined. READ MORE

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Thorvald’s Cross

Dirk H. Steinforth

The 'Manx Crosses', Scandinavian-style gravestones from the Isle of Man, are a unique collection of stone monuments unequalled in the medieval Viking World. Focussing on one particular example, 'Thorvald's cross', this book collates all the available information and presents a new interpretation as to how to understand this remarkable monument. READ MORE

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Paesaggi urbani e rurali in trasformazione. Contesti e dinamiche dell’insediamento letti alla luce della fonte archeologica

ed. Fabio Fabiani et al.

9 papers consider landscape transformations from a diachronic perspective. The volume addresses the landscape as a complex and dynamic entity characterised by a multiplicity of phenomena in continuous transformation produced by the interaction and mutual conditioning of natural and anthropic factors. READ MORE

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Excavations at Chester. Medieval and Post-Medieval Development within the Northern and Eastern Suburbs to c. 1900

Leigh Dodd

Bringing together results from archaeological investigations carried out in the suburbs to the north and east of the medieval and later City of Chester, significant stretches of the defensive ditch cut during the Civil War of the 17th century were excavated. The results bring into question the accepted lines of these massive defensive outworks. READ MORE

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Tra Esino e San Vicino

Cristiano Cerioni

This study offers a completely new interpretation of the religious architecture which, between the Romanesque and Gothic periods, established itself in the centre of the Italian Marche region, in an area known as the Valle di S. Clemente. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

Transhumance: Papers from the International Association of Landscape Archaeology Conference, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2018

ed. Mark Bowden et al.

A collection of papers, mostly arising from the Newcastle and Durham conference of the International Association of Landscape Archaeology (2018), explore the practice, impact and archaeology of British and European transhumance, the seasonal grazing of marginal lands by domesticated livestock, usually accompanied by people, often young women. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | Open Access

The Romano-British Villa and Anglo-Saxon Cemetery at Eccles, Kent

Nick Stoodley et al.

This volume presents a study of the central and lower Medway valley during the 1st millennium AD, focussing on the 1962–1976 excavation of the Eccles Roman villa and Anglo-Saxon cemetery directed by Alex Detsicas. The author gives an account of the long history of the villa, and a reassessment of the architectural evidence which Detsicas presented. READ MORE

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Post-Roman and Medieval Drying Kilns

Robert Rickett et al.

Drying kilns, corn-dryers and malting ovens are familiar features in post-Roman, Anglo-Saxon and medieval archaeology, yet few works of synthesis are available. Robert Rickett's pioneering dissertation is published here for the first time, with additional material from Mark McKerracher which sets the work within the context of more recent studies. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | Open Access

Interdisciplinary Research into Iron Metallurgy along the Drava River in Croatia

ed. Tajana Sekelj Ivančan et al.

Presenting the results of the TransFER project, this study uses a wide-ranging methodology to examine the evidence for, and nature of, iron production in the lowland area of the central Drava River basin in Croatia during late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages. The results testify to the importance and longevity of iron production in the area. READ MORE

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The Shaping of the English Landscape: An Atlas of Archaeology from the Bronze Age to Domesday Book

Chris Green et al.

An atlas of English archaeology covering the period from the middle Bronze Age (c. 1500 BC) to Domesday Book (AD 1086), encompassing the Bronze and Iron Ages, the Roman period, and the early medieval (Anglo-Saxon) age. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | Open Access

A Vanishing Landscape: Archaeological Investigations at Blakeney Eye, Norfolk

Naomi Field

This volume presents a report on the archaeological excavation of a small building on the Norfolk coast, locally known as 'Blakeney Chapel', in advance of expected coastal erosion at Blakeney Eye. The investigations produced evidence for multi-period occupation, with abandonments driven by the ever-changing climate. READ MORE

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Ramla: City of Muslim Palestine, 715-1917

ed. Andrew Petersen et al.

This book presents a comprehensive overview of the history, archaeology and architecture of the city of Ramla from the time of its foundation as the capital of Umayyad Palestine around 715 until the end of Ottoman rule in 1917. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

Living Opposite to the Hospital of St John: Excavations in Medieval Northampton 2014

Jim Brown

This volume presents the results of archaeological investigations undertaken at a building site in Northampton in 2014. The location was of interest as it lay opposite the former medieval hospital of St. John, which influenced the development of this area of the town. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

Roots of Reform: Contextual Interpretation of Church Fittings in Norfolk During the English Reformation

Jason Robert Ladick

This volume provides a thorough examination of the impact of the English Reformation through a detailed analysis of medieval and early modern church fittings surviving at parish churches located throughout the county of Norfolk in England. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Chios dicta est… et in Aegæo sita mari: Historical Archaeology and Heraldry on Chios

Ioanna Koukouni

This book discusses the archaeology and history of the Greek island of Chios during the Byzantine and Genoese periods, focusing on Mount Amani. Harsh, remote, and poor, Mount Amani is nevertheless surprisingly rich in material for the landscape archaeologist and the student of historical topography, yet, until now, unknown in scholarly literature. READ MORE

Paperback: £54.00 | eBook: £16.00

Santuari e spazi confessionali nell’Italia tardoantica

Alessandro Luciano

The cult of relics led to the transformation of the Late Antique Italian landscape, and of suburban areas in particular. Analysing hypogeal and subdial contexts, this book outlines the evolution of loca sancta, in a process that led the venerated tombs to become first memoriae, then places of worship and finally articulated sanctuaries. READ MORE

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Tres usurpadores godos: Tres estudios sobre la tiranía en el reino visigodo de Toledo

Rafael Barroso Cabrera et al.

This book presents a study of three famous usurpations of the Visigothic period: the uprising of Prince Hermenegild (579-585); the rebellion of Duke Argimundo at the beginning of the reign of Recaredo; and Duke Theudemirus and the role he played in the transmission of power between Visigoths and Arabs after the fall of the kingdom of Toledo. READ MORE

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Pits and Boots: Excavation of Medieval and Post-medieval Backlands under the Bon Accord Centre, Aberdeen

Michael Roy

Excavations in 2007-8, ahead of an extension to the Bon Accord Centre in Aberdeen, uncovered backlands that would have formed part of the industrial quarter of the medieval town. The excavation charts the changing nature of the area, from an industrial zone in the medieval period, to horticultural and domestic spaces in post-medieval times. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | Open Access

St Gregory's Minster, Kirkdale, North Yorkshire: Archaeological Investigations and Historical Context

Philip Rahtz† et al.

The result of c. 20 years of work on and around the church of St Gregory's Minster, Kirkdale, North Yorkshire, this work is concerned primarily with the 8th century onwards, but also extends the time-period of this isolated site, particularly for the post-Roman to middle Saxon period, but also as an earlier probably religious landscape. READ MORE

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Bioarchaeology and Dietary Reconstruction across Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages in Tuscany, Central Italy

Giulia Riccomi

This volume presents the first multidisciplinary bioarchaeological analysis to reconstruct life conditions in ancient Tuscany between Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. This was done through the examination of stress markers, including adult stature, periosteal reaction, cranial porosities, linear enamel hypoplasia and paleodietary reconstruction. READ MORE

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From Edessa to Urfa: The Fortification of the Citadel

Cristina Tonghini

This book presents results of an archaeological research project focused on a specific monumental area, the citadel, in the city of Urfa (Turkey), known in ancient times as Edessa. Three seasons of fieldwork were carried out (2014-2016) in order to identify the building sequence of the citadel and establish an absolute chronology of events. READ MORE

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Garranes: An Early Medieval Royal Site in South-West Ireland

William O'Brien et al.

Presenting the results of an interdisciplinary project (2011–18) where archaeological survey and excavation, supported by specialist studies, examined the early medieval landscape of Garranes. A ringfort in the mid-Cork region of south-west Ireland, this 'royal site' is considered to have been a centre of political power and elite residence. READ MORE

Hardback: £45.00 | Open Access

Excavations at Stanground South, Peterborough

William A Boismier et al.

This volume is a report of archaeological excavations at Stanground South undertaken by MOLA between September 2007 and November 2009 on behalf of Persimmon Homes (East Midlands) Ltd and in accordance with a programme of works overseen by CgMs Heritage. The work involved five areas of set-piece excavation and a series of strip map and record areas. READ MORE

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Offa's Dyke Journal: Volume 2 for 2020

ed. Howard Williams et al.

ODJ has a concerted focus on the Anglo-Welsh borderlands alongside wider themes, debates and investigations concerning boundaries and barriers, edges and peripheries, from prehistory through to recent times. The public archaeology and heritage of frontiers and borderlands is also considered. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00

Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 22

ed. Helena Hamerow

Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History (ASSAH) is a series concerned with the archaeology and history of England and its neighbours during the Anglo-Saxon period (circa AD 400-1100). READ MORE

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El Palacio: Historiography and new perspectives on a pre-Tarascan city of northern Michoacán, Mexico

ed. Marion Forest

11 contributions consider legacy and archive data (1896–1995) and results derived from recent archaeological investigations (2012–2017) to present a review and analysis of the chrono-stratigraphy, material culture, urbanism, and economic and ritual practices at El Palacio, northern Michoacán, Mexico, between A.D. 850 and 1521. READ MORE

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Pious Pilgrims, Discerning Travellers, Curious Tourists: Changing Patterns of Travel to the Middle East from Medieval to Modern Times

ed. Paul Starkey et al.

This volume comprises a varied collection of seventeen papers presented at the biennial conference of the Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East (ASTENE) held in York in July 2019, which together will provide the reader with a fascinating introduction to travel in and to the Middle East over more than a thousand years. READ MORE

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Racconto d’Egitto: Trascrizione e traduzione del manoscritto di ʿAbd al-Laṭīf al-Baġdādī (con brevi note di commento)

Ahmed F. Kzzo et al.

This edition provides the first Italian translation of ʿAbd al-Laṭīf al-Baġdādī's fascinating account of Egypt in the 12th-13th centuries. The translation is accompanied by a full transcription of the original Arabic manuscript as well as essential and insightful commentary and analysis. READ MORE

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Ricerche Archeologiche a Sant’Andrea di Loppio (Trento, Italia): L'Area della Chiesa

Barbara Maurina et al.

This is the second volume presenting results of archaeological investigations on Isola di Sant’Andrea, located in the basin of Lake Loppio (Italy), with finds ranging from prehistory to the First World War. This volume considers the results of the archaeological research in the area of the church of St. Andrew (Sectors C and C1). READ MORE

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The Archaeology of Medieval Towns: Case Studies from Japan and Europe

ed. Simon Kaner et al.

In recent years, major new archaeological discoveries have redefined the development of towns and cities in Japan. This fully illustrated book provides a sampler of these findings for a western audience. The new discoveries from Japan are set in context of medieval archaeology beyond Japan by accompanying essays from leading European specialists. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Later Saxon and Early Norman Manorial Settlement at Guiting Power, Gloucestershire

Alistair Marshall

This volume outlines an investigation of the early manor at Guiting Power, a village in the Cotswolds with Saxon origins, lying in an area with interesting entries in the Domesday Survey of 1086. READ MORE

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Le commerce régional et international au Xe siècle en Syrie

Alaa Aldin Al Chomari

This volume presents a study of the treasure of Buseyra, which is preserved in the museum of Deir az-Zour in Syria. These coins offer precious information, not only about a large number of mints but also about the periods and quantities of minting activity in the region. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 50 2020

ed. Daniel Eddisford

The 53rd Seminar for Arabian Studies was hosted by the University of Leiden, 11-13 July 2019. In total 65 papers and 23 posters were presented at the three-day event. This proceedings volume presents a selection of papers and posters. READ MORE

Paperback: £69.00

Ecclesiastical Landscapes in Medieval Europe: An Archaeological Perspective

ed. José Carlos Sánchez-Pardo et al.

By presenting case studies from across Eastern and Western Medieval Europe, this volume aims to open up a Europe-wide debate on the variety of relations and contexts between ecclesiastical buildings and their surrounding landscapes between the 5th and 15th centuries AD. READ MORE

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Le verre de Sabra al-Mansuriya - Kairouan, Tunisie - milieu Xe-milieu XIe siècle

Danièle Foy et al.

Knowledge of Islamic glass and its craftsmanship in the medieval period has relied heavily on Middle Eastern literature. The study of workshop and rich glass assemblage from Sabra al-Mansuriya (Kairouan), the Fatimid capital founded in 947/948 and destroyed in 1057, shows that Ifriqiya followed the technological evolutions of glass craftsmanship. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | Open Access

Barbaric Splendour: The Use of Image Before and After Rome

ed. Toby F. Martin et al.

This book comprises a collection of essays comparing late Iron Age and Early Medieval art. Fundamentally, the book asks what making images meant on the fringe of the expanding or contracting Roman empire, particularly as the art from both periods drew heavily from – but radically transformed – imperial imagery. READ MORE

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The Neglected Goat: A New Method to Assess the Role of the Goat in the English Middle Ages

Lenny Salvagno

Based on a combination of morphological and biometrical analyses, this book provides a new, objective and transparent methodology to distinguish between sheep and goat post cranial bones in the archaeological record. Additionally, on the basis of the newly proposed approach, it reassesses the role of the goat in medieval England. READ MORE

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London’s Waterfront 1100–1666: Excavations in Thames Street, London, 1974–84

John Schofield et al.

This book presents and celebrates the mile-long Thames Street in the City of London and the land south of it to the River Thames as an archaeological asset. Four Museum of London excavations of 1974–84 are presented: Swan Lane, Seal House, New Fresh Wharf and Billingsgate Lorry Park. Here the findings of the period 1100–1666 are presented. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | Open Access

Middle Bronze Age and Roman Settlement at Manor Pit, Baston, Lincolnshire: Excavations 2002-2014

Rob Atkins et al.

Between 2002 and 2014 MOLA Northampton carried out evaluation and excavation work at the Manor Pit, Baston, Lincolnshire. The site saw significant occupation in the late Bronze Age and Roman periods, with evidence of enclosures in Medieval and Post-Medieval times. READ MORE

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Offa's Dyke Journal: Volume 1 for 2019

ed. Howard Williams et al.

This new journal offers a resource for scholars, students and the wider public regarding the archaeology, heritage and history of the Welsh Marches and its linear monuments. It also delivers a much-needed venue for interdisciplinary studies from other times and places. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00

Farmsteads and Funerary Sites: The M1 Junction 12 Improvements and the A5–M1 Link Road, Central Bedfordshire

Jim Brown

Extensive excavations by MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) near Houghton Regis and Toddington, in south Central Bedfordshire, provide a detailed multi-period dataset for regional and national comparison. Evidence ranges from middle/late Bronze Age pits to medieval settlements. READ MORE

Hardback: £120.00 | Open Access

Digging into the Dark Ages

ed. Howard Williams et al.

What does the ‘Dark Ages’ mean in contemporary society? Tackling public engagements through archaeological fieldwork, heritage sites and museums, fictional portrayals and art, and increasingly via a broad range of digital media, this is the first-ever dedicated collection exploring the public archaeology of the Early Middle Ages. READ MORE

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The Role of Anglo-Saxon Great Hall Complexes in Kingdom Formation, in Comparison and in Context AD 500-750

Adam McBride

This book explores the role of great hall complexes in kingdom formation through an expansive and ambitious study, incorporating new fieldwork, new quantitative methodologies and new theoretical models for the emergence of high-status settlements and the formation and consolidation of supra-regional socio-political units. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Bridge of Civilizations: The Near East and Europe c. 1100–1300

ed. Peter Edbury et al.

This volume considers the links and contrasts between Europe and the areas around the eastern Mediterranean that were visited and occupied by western crusaders and settlers in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, giving special attention to the evidence provided by archaeology and material culture, as well as historical sources. READ MORE

Hardback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

Piazza Armerina

ed. Carmela Bonanno

Archaeological explorations in the area north of the Roman Villa of Casale in Piazza Armerina (Sicily) were carried out in 2013-2014. Investigations on the slopes of Monte Mangone and a survey carried out in the immediate surroundings of the hill in the Colla district provide valuable new evidence regarding the extension of the medieval town. READ MORE

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Bar Locks and Early Church Security in the British Isles

John F. Potter

This book examines the evidence for the measures taken to make church buildings secure or defensible from their earliest times until the later medieval period. In particular it examines the phenomenon of ‘bar locks’ which the author identifies in many different contexts throughout England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. READ MORE

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Great Cloister: A Lost Canterbury Tale

Paul A. Fox et al.

A new study of the heraldry, genealogy and history of the Canterbury Cathedral cloister, this book is the first comprehensive study of this monument ever undertaken. It provides a detailed chronology and details on the 856 heraldic shields, badges and devices, representing some 365 families, principalities, religious foundations and individuals. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

Mobile Peoples – Permanent Places: Nomadic Landscapes and Stone Architecture from the Hellenistic to Early Islamic Periods in North-Eastern Jordan

Harmen O. Huigens

This study explores the relationship between nomadic communities in the Black Desert of north-eastern Jordan (c. 300 BC and 900 AD) and the landscapes they inhabited and extensively modified. This book focuses on the architectural features created in the landscape some 2000 years ago which were used and revisited on multiple occasions. READ MORE

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Early Medieval Settlement in Upland Perthshire: Excavations at Lair, Glen Shee 2012-17

David Strachan et al.

Excavation of seven turf buildings at Lair in Glen Shee confirms the introduction of Pitcarmick buildings to the hills of north-east Perth and Kinross in the early 7th century AD. Clusters of these at Lair, and elsewhere in the hills, are interpreted as integrated, spatially organised farm complexes comprising byre-houses and outbuildings. READ MORE

Hardback: £29.00 | Open Access

Experimental Archaeology: Making, Understanding, Story-telling

ed. Christina Souyoudzoglou-Haywood et al.

In this book, based on the proceedings of a two-day workshop on experimental archaeology at the Irish Institute of Hellenic Studies at Athens in 2017, scholars, artists and craftspeople explore how people in the past made things, used and discarded them, from prehistory to the Middle Ages. READ MORE

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The Archaeology of Medieval Villages Currently Inhabited in Europe

ed. Jesús Fernández Fernández et al.

Archaeological interventions in European rural settlements have largely focussed on villages abandoned during the last millennium. Most hamlets and villages of medieval origin remain inhabited, however, and excavations have been scarce. This book details excavations of inhabited sites in the UK, the Netherlands, France, Scandinavia and Spain. READ MORE

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The Lost Abbey of Eynsham

Steve Parrinder

Eynsham was one of the few religious foundations in England in continuous use from the late Saxon period to the Dissolution. This book aims to rescue this important abbey from obscurity by summarising its history and examining its material remains, most of which have never been published before. READ MORE

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Glass, Wax and Metal: Lighting Technologies in Late Antique, Byzantine and Medieval Times

ed. Ioannis Motsianos et al.

This volume provides an extensive look at the technological development of lighting and lighting devices during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages in Western Europe and Byzantium. 29 papers are gathered from two International Lychnological Association (ILA) Round Tables held in Olten, Switzerland (2007) and Thessaloniki, Greece (2011). READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Buckley Potteries: Recent Research and Excavation

Nigel Jones

A regional pottery industry flourished in Buckley, Flintshire, from the medieval period to the mid-20th century. This book, based on recent research and excavations, identifies over 30 production sites. It considers the factors that influenced siting and development, how it changed through time and the reasons for its eventual demise. READ MORE

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Objects of the Past in the Past: Investigating the Significance of Earlier Artefacts in Later Contexts

ed. Matthew G. Knight et al.

How did past communities view, understand and communicate their pasts? And how can we, as archaeologists, understand this? This volume brings together a range of case studies in which objects of the past were encountered and reappropriated. READ MORE

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Porti e approdi fluviali in Italia peninsulare: dall’età romana all’anno mille

Alessandro Luciano

This book analyses the Roman and early medieval ports of Italy and the building techniques used in their structures; it displays the elements of continuity and discontinuity revealed during these centuries. READ MORE

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Brass from the Past

Vanda Morton

Brass from the Past follows the evolution of brass from its earliest forms around 2500 BC through to industrialised production in the eighteenth century, telling the story in the context of the people, economies, cultures, trade and technologies that have themselves defined the alloy and its spread around the world. READ MORE

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The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Text and Archaeology

Justin L. Kelley

This book studies the archaeological record of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, surveying past excavations as well as recent research carried out within the church over the past three decades. An archaeological survey provides historical context for the second part of the book—a collection of primary sources pertinent to the history of the church. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

Anglo-Saxon Crops and Weeds: A Case Study in Quantitative Archaeobotany

Mark McKerracher

Farming practices underwent momentous transformations in the Mid Saxon period, between the 7th and 9th centuries AD. This study applies a standardised set of repeatable quantitative analyses to the charred remains of Anglo-Saxon crops and weeds, to shed light on crucial developments in crop husbandry between the 7th and 9th centuries. READ MORE

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RACTA 2018: Ricerche di Archeologia Cristiana, Tardantichità e Altomedioevo

ed. Chiara Cecalupo et al.

This volume presents the proceedings from RACTA (Ricerche di Archeologia Cristiana, Tardantichità e Altomedioevo). Hosted by Pontificio Istituto di Archeologia, Rome in February 2018, RACTA was the first international conference for PhD students of Christian Archaeology. READ MORE

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Tentsmuir: Ten Thousand Years of Environmental History

Robert M. M. Crawford

Tentsmuir, north east Fife, has seen human activity for over 10,000 years. The area provides a natural refuge for a wide range of plants, resident and migrating birds, and an array of animal and insect life. This book investigates how plant and animal communities are constantly reacting to the environmental changes common to the region. READ MORE

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Dhofar Through the Ages

Lynne S. Newton et al.

Dhofar, the southern governorate of Oman, lies within a distinctive ecological zone due to the summer Southwest Monsoon. Archaeological surveys and excavations in the governorate, beginning in 1954, have brought to light Dhofar’s ancient past stretching back to the Lower Paleolithic ca. 1.5 my BP. READ MORE

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Identifying Brúnanburh: ón dyngesmere – the sea of noise

John R. Kirby

In this study the author uses topographic references found in the manuscript of the poem ‘Brúnanburh’ to try and locate the ‘site’ of this momentous battle. The first references were maritime then latterly landscape leading to field-names which have a more stable base than the constantly changing place-names. READ MORE

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Profane Death in Burial Practices of a Pre-Industrial Society: A study from Silesia

Pawel Duma

This book discusses phenomena characteristic of funeral practices of the pre-industrial society of Silesia (Poland). The author explores specific groups of people and the places they were interred, supplementing the study with analysis of the results of archaeological research, which mainly involved fieldwork carried out at former execution sites. READ MORE

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Egil’s Saga: Traditional evidence for Brúnanburh compared to Literary, Historic and Archaeological Analyses

John R. Kirby

Was Egil’s Saga ‘written’ by Snorri Sturluson or by more than one person? Was it embellished by Snorri or others? Where did the Brúnanburh traditions come from? Is it accurate enough to be used as a historic source – a factual reference? This study aims to identify the incongruities within this saga demonstrating a correct analysis. READ MORE

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The Pioneer Burial: A high-status Anglian warrior burial from Wollaston Northamptonshire

Ian Meadows

Excavations at Wollaston Quarry, near Wellingborough, uncovered a single late 7th century grave, the Pioneer burial. The burial contained artefacts indicative of very high status, with the early to middle Saxon helmet being at the time only the fourth to have been recovered from a burial in England. READ MORE

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Thurrock’s Deeper Past: A Confluence of Time

Christopher John Tripp

Thurrock’s Deeper Past: A Confluence of Time' looks at the evidence for human activity in Thurrock and this part of the Thames estuary since the last Ice Age, and how the river crossing point here has been of great importance to the development of human settlement and trade in the British Isles. READ MORE

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Etnicidad vs. Aculturación: Las necrópolis castellanas de los siglos V-VI d.C. y el asentamiento visigodo en la Península Ibérica. Una mirada desde la meseta sur

Rafael Barroso Cabrera

A study of the political and archaeological controversies surrounding the Castilian Necropoleis of the V-VI Centuries AD and the Visigoth Settlement in the Iberian Peninsula. The author attempts to deconstruct the various controversies and presents fresh analysis based on the archaeological data and literary evidence. READ MORE

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The Middle Ages Revisited: Studies in the Archaeology and History of Medieval Southern England Presented to Professor David A. Hinton

ed. Ben Jervis

This volume, produced in honour of Professor David A. Hinton’s contribution to medieval studies, re-visits the sites, archaeologists and questions which have been central to the archaeology of medieval southern England. Contributions are focused on the medieval period (from the Anglo-Saxon period to the Reformation) in southern England. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

Roots of Nationhood: The Archaeology and History of Scotland

ed. Louisa Campbell et al.

12 papers from specialists covering a wide array of time periods and subject areas, this volume explores the links between identity and nationhood throughout the history of Scotland from the prehistory of northern Britain to the more recent heralding of Scottish identity as a multi-ethnic construction and the possibility of Scottish independence. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | eBook: £16.00

Grabados rupestres en La Mancha centro: documentación y estudio de un patrimonio desconocido

Ramiro Rodero Rocío et al.

This book deals with the documentation and interpretation of the rock sites located in La Mancha center (Spain), from the detailed study of the symbols that have been engraved in the rock. READ MORE

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Barrow Old Hall and Twiss Green

Dan Garner et al.

This book presents results of excavations at the moated sites of Barrow Old Hall and Twiss Green, in Warrington, North West England, including evidence for possible aisled halls at both sites, as well as a significant assemblage of medieval and early post-medieval pottery. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

New Approaches to Disease, Disability and Medicine in Medieval Europe

ed. Erin Connelly et al.

An interdisciplinary collection of papers focussing on infections, chronic illness, and the impact of infectious diseases on medieval society, with contributions by academics from a variety of disciplines and a diverse range of international institutions. READ MORE

Paperback: £29.00 | eBook: £16.00

Dinamiche insediative nelle campagne dell'Italia tra Tarda Antichità e Alto Medioevo

ed. Angelo Castrorao Barba

A series of selected contributions about settlement patterns in the Italian countryside between Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, providing a critical overview of the most recent research on the subject. READ MORE

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Une archéologie des provinces septentrionales du royaume Kongo

ed. Bernard Clist et al.

This book presents in detail the results of archaeological research carried out by the KongoKing project in the former northern provinces of the Kongo Kingdom, currently located in the Democratic Republic of Congo. READ MORE

Paperback: £90.00 | Open Access

Treinta años de Arqueología Medieval en España

ed. Juan Antonio Quirós Castillo

16 papers explore recent developments and core topics within academic Medieval Archaeology studies in Spain. Emergent and consolidated topics of the discipline are considered, including landscapes, cities, rural spaces, bio-archaeological records, archaeology of architectures, agrarian archaeology, post-Roman archaeology and more. READ MORE

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The Life and Works of W.G. Collingwood

Malcolm Craig

This well researched biography provides a comprehensive account of the life and works of William Gershom Collingwood (1854-1932), a nineteenth century polymath whose story should be better known. He was a noted friend and colleague of John Ruskin, whose secretary he later became. READ MORE

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Softstone: Approaches to the study of chlorite and calcite vessels in the Middle East and Central Asia from prehistory to the present

ed. Carl S. Phillips et al.

Stone containers have been made and used in the Middle East for over eleven millennia where they pre-dated the invention of pottery. This is the first attempt to bring together different approaches to the study of softstone vessels, particularly those carved from varieties of chlorite, and covering all periods from prehistory to the present. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Metal Sewing-Thimbles Found in Britain

Brian Read

This is the first reference book that deals specifically with all types of sewing-thimble made from copper-alloy or silver, or either of these materials combined with iron or steel, and found in Britain. Domed, ring-type and open-top sewing-thimbles are described, among them unusual examples and others previously absent from the known record. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | eBook: £16.00

Travellers in Ottoman Lands

ed. Ines Asceric-Todd et al.

This splendidly illustrated book focuses on the botanical legacy of many parts of the former Ottoman Empire — including present-day Turkey, the Levant, Egypt, the Balkans, and the Arabian Peninsula — as seen and described by travellers both from within and from outside the region. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

An Intellectual Adventurer in Archaeology: Reflections on the work of Charles Thomas

ed. Andy M Jones et al.

Charles Thomas (1928-2016) was a Cornishman and archaeologist, whose career from the 1950s spanned nearly seven decades. This period saw major developments that underpin the structures of archaeology in Britain today, in many of which he played a pivotal part. READ MORE

Paperback: £44.00 | eBook: £16.00

Coins in Rhodes

Anna-Maria Kasdagli

Presents the Byzantine and medieval coins collected by Greek archaeologists in Rhodes over a period of more than 60 years. It includes lists of excavated land plots, stray finds, an illustrated catalogue of all the Byzantine and local coins up to 1309, and a representative sample of the Hospitaller petty coins as well as all Western coins found. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

Manx Crosses: A Handbook of Stone Sculpture 500-1040 in the Isle of Man

David M. Wilson

This is the first general survey of the carved stone crosses of the Isle of Man (late 5th to mid-11th century) for more than a century, providing a new view of the political and religious connections of the Isle of Man in a period of great turmoil in the Irish Sea region. The book also includes an up-to-date annotated inventory of the monuments. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.99 | eBook: £16.00

The Search for Winchester’s Anglo-Saxon Minsters

Martin Biddle et al.

A history of extensive archaeological excavations in Winchester from 1961 to 1970, showing how they led to the discovery of the Old and New Minsters and brought back to life the history, archaeology and architecture of the city’s greatest Anglo-Saxon buildings. READ MORE

Paperback: £15.00 | eBook: £16.00

Shipwrecks and Provenance: in-situ timber sampling protocols with a focus on wrecks of the Iberian shipbuilding tradition

Sara A. Rich et al.

This book presents a set of protocols to establish the need for wood samples from shipwrecks and to guide archaeologists in the removal of samples for a suite of archaeometric techniques currently available to provenance the timbers used to construct wooden ships and boats. Case studies presented use Iberian ships of the 16th to 18th centuries. READ MORE

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Huosiland: A Small Country in Carolingian Europe

Carl I. Hammer

This volume studies the landscape of western Bavaria in the early-medieval period, between about 750 and 850 AD. The title of the study derives from several indications that a noble genealogia, the Huosi, were particularly influential there during the period. Huosiland may be the best documented European landscape of this time. READ MORE

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Excavation of the Late Saxon and Medieval Churchyard of St Martin’s, Wallingford, Oxfordshire

Iain Soden

This volume presents the results of excavations by MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) undertaken in 2003-4 at the former St Martin’s churchyard, Wallingford, Oxfordshire. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | eBook: £16.00

New Home, New Herds: Cuman Integration and Animal Husbandry in Medieval Hungary from an Archaeozoological Perspective

Kyra Lyublyanovics

The Cumans are known to history as nomadic, mounted warriors. Some arrived in the Hungarian Kingdom in the mid-thirteenth century seeking asylum, eventually settling and integrating. This study collects historical, ethnographic and archaeological information on the animal husbandry aspect of the development of the Cuman population in Hungary. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Los yacimientos olvidados: registro y musealización de campos de batalla

Mario Ramírez Galán

This book shows the great potential of Spanish battlefields and their heritage for archaeological study. It suggests Spain could be regarded as a very important country regarding battlefield archaeology. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

A Life in Norfolk's Archaeology: 1950-2016

Peter Wade-Martins

A personal history of Peter Wade-Martins archaeological endeavour in Norfolk set within a national context. It covers the writer’s early experiences as a volunteer, the rise of field archaeology as a profession and efforts to conserve archaeological heritage. READ MORE

Hardback: £24.99 | eBook: £16.00

Foreigners and Outside Influences in Medieval Norway

ed. Stian Suppersberger Hamre

Seven articles discuss different aspects of immigration and foreign influences in medieval Norway, from the viewpoint of different academic disciplines. The book will give the reader an insight into how the population of medieval Norway interacted with the surrounding world, how and by whom it was influenced, and how the population was composed. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.00 | Open Access

The Palace Lady’s Summerhouse and other inside stories from a vanishing Turkey

Patricia Daunt

From Istanbul’s palatial old embassies to its glorious Bosphorus summerhouses, from Ottoman Paris to Ankara’s Art Deco, this book brings together essays by Patricia Daunt to reveal their secret histories. It concludes with her latest article, on the magnificent ruins of Aphrodisias, newly listed as a World Heritage Site. READ MORE

Hardback: £25.00

Encounters, Excavations and Argosies

ed. John Moreland et al.

Richard Hodges, one of Europe’s preeminent archaeologists, has, throughout his career, transformed the way we understand the early Middle Ages; this volume pays tribute to him with a series of reflections on some of the themes and issues which have been central to his work over the last forty years. READ MORE

Paperback: £58.00 | eBook: £16.00

The History and Archaeology of Cathedral Square Peterborough

Stephen Morris

Reports on archaeological work undertaken ahead of an improvement scheme centred on Cathedral Square, the historic centre of Peterborough, by Northamptonshire Archaeology, now MOLA Northampton, commissioned by Opportunity Peterborough (Peterborough City Council). READ MORE

Paperback: £29.00 | eBook: £16.00

Working with the Past: Towards an Archaeology of Recycling

ed. Dragoş Gheorghiu et al.

This book invites archaeologists to approach the significant process of recycling within the archaeological record at two different levels: of artefacts and of landscape. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | eBook: £16.00

A Time of Change: Questioning the “Collapse” of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

Keir Magalie Strickland

This book reassesses the apparent collapse of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, through explicit reference to the archaeological record, rather than focusing solely upon textual sources which have been overly relied upon in previous studies. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | eBook: £16.00

Bronze Age Monuments and Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman and Anglo-Saxon Landscapes at Cambridge Road, Bedford

Andy Chapman et al.

Presents the results of open area excavations on 14.45ha of land at Cambridge Road, Bedford, carried out in 2004-5 in advance of development. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Archaeology of Time Travel

ed. Bodil Petersson et al.

This volume explores the relevance of time travel as a characteristic contemporary way to approach the past. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

The Archaeology of Kenilworth Castle’s Elizabethan Garden

Brian Dix et al.

Reports on archaeologcial excavations at Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire, relating to the Elizabethan garden, as well as medieval remains, later Civil War activity, and more recent land-use. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | eBook: £16.00

Coventry’s Medieval Suburbs

Paul Mason et al.

Reports the results of 2003-2007 excavations at Hill Street, Upper Well Street and Far Gosford Street, three suburban streets which stood directly outside the city gates of Coventry for much of the medieval period. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

Late Roman to Late Byzantine/Early Islamic Period Lamps in the Holy Land

Varda Sussman

This volume illustrates lamps from the Byzantine period excavated in the Holy Land and demonstrates the extent of their development since the first enclosing/capturing of light (fire) within a portable man-made vessel. READ MORE

Paperback: £70.00 | eBook: £16.00

Due antiche diocesi dello stretto di Messina

Francesca Zagari

This monograph is a comparative study of the Saline area and of the Aeolian Islands dioceses’ settlement in Late Antiquity and in the Early Middle ages. READ MORE

Paperback: £33.00 | eBook: £16.00

Iron Age, Roman and Anglo-Saxon Settlement along the Empingham to Hannington Pipeline in Northamptonshire and Rutland

Simon Carlyle et al.

Reports on excavations by Northamtonshire Archaeology (now MOLA) in the south-east Midlands region; Nineteen sites were investigated, dating primarily to the Iron Age, Roman and Anglo-Saxon periods READ MORE

Paperback: £26.00 | eBook: £16.00

Croatia at the Crossroads: A consideration of archaeological and historical connectivity

ed. David Davison et al.

Papers focus on Croatia’s particular interconnectedness in terms of social and cultural relationships with the wider region as the starting point for exploring issues across a broad chronological range, from human origins to modernity. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

Medieval Urban Landscape in Northeastern Mesopotamia

Karel Nováček et al.

Investigates the sites which formed an urban network from 6th to 19th centuries in the region of northeastern Mesopotamia, bounded by the rivers Great Zāb, Little Zāb and Tigris. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Social complexity in early medieval rural communities

ed. Juan Antonio Quirós Castillo

This book presents an overview of the results of the research project DESPAMED funded by the Spanish Minister of Economy and Competitiveness. The aim of the book is to discuss the theoretical challenges posed by the study of social inequality and social complexity in early medieval peasant communities in North-western Iberia. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

Statio amoena

ed. Patrizia Basso et al.

This volume examines resting places more or less directly linked with vehiculatio / cursus publicus, or with a system run or controlled by the state to ensure essential services for those traveling on behalf of the public administration READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | Open Access

Castles, Siegeworks and Settlements

ed. Duncan W. Wright et al.

This volume comprises thirteen reports detailing fieldwork undertaken by a research project which sought to assess the archaeological evidence of the period of conflict that took place in mid-twelfth-century England popularly known as ‘the Anarchy’. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

Le décor architectural artuqide en pierre de Mardin placé dans son contexte regional

Deniz Beyazit

This volume studies the architecture of the city of Mardin in South-east Anatolia produced under the patronage of the Artuqids, whose influence held sway from c. 1101-1409. READ MORE

Paperback: £80.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Maritime Traditions of the Fishermen of Socotra, Yemen

Julian Jansen van Rensburg

This research analyses the Socotri maritime traditions and addressing the question as to how social, environmental and technological influences have shaped the maritime traditions of the fishermen of Socotra (205 nautical miles south of Yemen). READ MORE

Paperback: £33.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Development of Domestic Space in the Maltese Islands from the Late Middle Ages to the Second Half of the Twentieth Century

George A. Said-Zammit

This study traces and analyses the evolution of domestic space in Maltese vernacular and ‘polite’ houses from medieval to contemporary times. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00

The Archaeology and History of the Church of the Redeemer and the Muristan in Jerusalem

ed. Dieter Vieweger et al.

This monograph contains fifteen chapters written by leading scholars from around the world dealing with the archaeological and historical aspects of the Muristan from the Iron Age through to Ottoman times. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Archaeology of the Ouse Valley, Sussex, to AD 1500

ed. Dudley Moore et al.

This is the first review of the archaeology of this important landscape – from Palaeolithic to medieval times by contributors all routed in the archaeology of Sussex. READ MORE

Paperback: £29.00 | eBook: £16.00

Le QSAR, type d’implantation humaine au Sahara: architecture du Sud Algérien

Mounia Chekhab-Abudaya

This volume, through the systematic analysis and comparison of some qṣūr of southeastern Algeria (Rīġ, Mzāb, Miya and al-Manī‘a), reveals common architectural features that can be used to identify a common type of qṣar in this region. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £16.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 46, 2016

ed. Janet Starkey et al.

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, the only international academic forum that meets annually for the presentation of research in the humanities on the Arabian Peninsula. READ MORE

Paperback: £69.00

Ricerche Archeologiche a Sant’Andrea di Loppio (Trento, Italia): Il Castrum Tardoantico-Altomedievale

Barbara Maurina

The island of Sant’ Andrea, situated on the road that since ancient times has linked the Adige Valley with the Lake Garda, is now little more than a small hump on the edge of a vast marshy basin. Excavations reveal a multi-layered archeological site with finds ranging from the prehistoric age right through to the First World War. READ MORE

Paperback: £80.00 | eBook: £16.00

Medieval Rural Settlements in the Syrian Coastal Region (12th and 13th Centuries)

Balázs Major

This book is the result of more than a dozen years of research in the field of the hitherto unstudied medieval settlement pattern of the Syrian coastal region in the 12th and 13th centuries. READ MORE

Paperback: £52.00 | eBook: £16.00

Tra Montaccianico e Firenze: gli Ubaldini e la città

ed. Alessandro Monti et al.

The central theme The Ubaldini and the City is the classic confrontation between feudal society and a resurgent urban form as the central instrument of organisation of European society, which is crucial to the origins of Europe as we know it today. READ MORE

Paperback: £29.00 | eBook: £16.00

La ceramica bassomedievale a Pisa e San Genesio (San Miniato-Pi)

Beatrice Fatighenti

This book presents the study of pottery in two medieval contexts, Pisa (a city) and San Genesio (a central place in the Arno Valley). READ MORE

Paperback: £37.00 | eBook: £16.00

Stone Carving of the Hospitaller Period in Rhodes: Displaced pieces and fragments

Anna-Maria Kasdagli

The work presents 230 stone carvings of the Hospitaller period in Rhodes (1309-1522), which for various reasons are no longer in their original setting. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Corpus Inscriptionum Christianarum et Mediaevalium Provinciae Burgensis

Álvaro Castresana López

Information regarding epigraphy, both early Christian and medieval, in the province of Burgos was scarce and spread around in inaccessible publications. This Corpus contains and analyses all entries between IV and XIII centuries, located in the province of Burgos. READ MORE

Paperback: £70.00 | eBook: £16.00

Homines, Funera, Astra 2

ed. Kogalniceanu Raluca et al.

This volume presents papers from the second Homines, Funera, Astra Symposium on Funerary Anthropology that took place in 2012. The study of human funerary behaviour represents the most important aspect of this volume. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

Hoards, grave goods, jewellery

Mária Vargha

This monograph examines one specific hoard horizon, which is connected to the Mongol invasion of Hungary (1241-42). Though this study focuses on hoards connected to the Mongol invasion, it is also relevant beyond this specific context. READ MORE

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Glass Beads from Early Medieval Ireland

Mags Mannion et al.

This is the first dedicated and comprehensive study of glass beads from Early Medieval Ireland, presenting the first national classification, typology, dating, symbology and social performance of glass beads. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Sharma

Rougeulle Axelle et al.

Excavation reports from the medieval port of Sharma, discovered in 1996 at the extremity of the Ra's Sharma, 50km east of al-Shihr on the Hadramawt coast of Yemen. READ MORE

Paperback: £88.00 | eBook: £16.00

Small Things – Wide Horizons

ed. Lars Larsson et al.

This publication honours Birgitta Hardh on her 70th birthday. Birgitta Hardh is one of the leading experts on European Viking Age, engaged in diverse research projects, and also a vital collaborator in various networks specializing in the period. Through time, Birgitta has extended her research to comprise other periods of the Iron Age. READ MORE

Paperback: £44.00 | eBook: £16.00

Quarrying in Western Norway

Irene Baug

The theme of this study is the large-scale exploitation of different stone products that took place in Norway during the Viking Age and the Middle Ages (c. AD 800-1500). READ MORE

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Middle Saxon' Settlement and Society: The Changing Rural Communities of Central and Eastern England

Duncan Wright

This book explores the experiences of rural communities who lived between the seventh and ninth centuries in central and eastern England. Combining archaeology with documentary, place-name and topographic evidences, it provides unique insight into social, economic and political conditions in 'Middle Saxon' England. READ MORE

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An Anatomy of a Priory Church: The Archaeology, History and Conservation of St Mary’s Priory Church, Abergavenny

ed. George Nash

Based on documentary evidence, the Priory Church of St Marys in Abergavenny has been a place of worship since the late 11th century; this book traces the archaeology, history and conservation of this most impressive building, delving deep into its anatomy. READ MORE

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Bryan Faussett: Antiquary Extraordinary

David Wright

A biography of Bryan Faussett, F.S.A., (1720-1776), pioneering Kent genealogist, archaeologist and antiquary who, at his death, had amassed the world’s greatest collection of Anglo-Saxon jewellery and antiquities. READ MORE

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Landscapes of Pilgrimage in Medieval Britain

Martin Locker

This book seeks to address the journeying context of pilgrimage within the landscapes of Medieval Britain. Using four case studies, an interdisciplinary methodology developed by the author is applied to four different geographical and cultural areas of Britain to investigate the practicalities of travel along the Medieval road network. READ MORE

Paperback: £43.00 | eBook: £16.00

Archeologia a Firenze: Città e Territorio

ed. Valeria d'Aquino et al.

This volume presents the proceedings of the workshop ‘Archeologia a Firenze: Città e territorio’. The sessions, organized in chronological order – from prehistoric to medieval topics – are supplemented by contributions concerned with conservation and enhancement of the historic landscape. READ MORE

Paperback: £58.00 | eBook: £16.00

Evolution of a Community: The Colonisation of a Clay Inland Landscape

Samantha Paul et al.

Chronologically documents the colonisation of a clay inland location north-west of Cambridge at the village of Longstanton and outlines how it was not an area on the periphery of activity, but part of a fully occupied landscape extending back into the Mesolithic period. READ MORE

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Technology of Sword Blades from the La Tène Period to the Early Modern Age

Grzegorz Zabinski et al.

This book assesses the results of recent metallographic examination of 45 sword blades (mid-2nd century BC to early-16th century) from the territory of what is now Poland. READ MORE

Paperback: £51.00 | eBook: £16.00

Binsey: Oxford’s Holy Place

ed. Lydia Carr et al.

This collection of essays is not a guidebook so much as an evocation of Binsey, dwelling on specific aspects from the busy river to the tranquil and silent churchyard; from the poplars and Hopkins’ great poem on them, to the personalities who served the village community; from the Binsey of St Frideswide’s time to the community of the present day. READ MORE

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Ships, Saints and Sealore

ed. Dionisius A. Agius et al.

A selection of conference papers and other contributions see the coming-together of scholars and researchers from backgrounds as diverse as archaeology, history, ethnography, maritime and heritage studies, to offer an engaging and insightful study of the Mediterranean and the Red Sea and its influences on various factors of life, past and present. READ MORE

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Towns in the Dark

Gavin Speed

The focus of this book is to draw together still scattered data to chart and interpret the changing nature of life in towns from the late Roman period through to the mid-Anglo-Saxon period. Did towns fail? Were these ruinous sites really neglected by early Anglo-Saxon settlers and leaders? READ MORE

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Landscapes and Artefacts

ed. Steven Ashley et al.

Andrew Rogerson is one of the most important and influential archaeologists currently working in East Anglia. This collection will be essential reading for those interested in the history and archaeology of Norfolk and Suffolk, in the interpretation of artefacts within their landscape contexts, and in the material culture of the Middle Ages. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

Il Duomo di Siena

Gabriele Castiglia

Presents excavation data and pottery finds from the stratigraphy underneath the cathedral of Siena. The surveys were conducted between 2000-2003. The ultimate goal is to trace a view of the settlement types and economic framework that has affected the hill of the Cathedral from the Classical age to the late Middle Ages. READ MORE

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