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Over my dead body : the early Anglo-Saxon mortuary assimilation of previous cultural landscapes

Jacob, Jessie


The early Anglo-Saxons had a tendency to locate burials and cemeteries in association with Roman and prehistoric sites. In a time span nestled between the withdrawal of Roman troops from Britain and the complete conversion of the Anglo-Saxons to Christianity, this thesis analyses this practice in the English landscape, focusing on two study areas, the counties of Wiltshire and Kent. Using a geographical information system (GIS) and statistical analysis, the overarching theme for the early...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5fc8a17e832
Access Rights: Open Access


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