Archaeologia Cambrensis

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W. Pickering, 1888
 

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359 ページ - I have come to the conclusion that we cannot do better than follow the story of Geoffrey, which makes Stonehenge the work of Merlin Emrys, commanded by another Emrys, which I interpret to mean that the temple belonged to the Celtic Zeus, whose later legendary self we have in Merlin.
411 ページ - It was clear from the moment the excavations were begun that the remains were Roman, for fragments of Romano-British pottery and brass coins of the third century were early brought to light. But no one expected to find so far to the south of the Via Julia the remains of a large and wellappointed Roman villa, showing indications of military occupation either here or in the near neighborhood.
412 ページ - In one instance, a human skeleton lay beneath that of a horse in such a position as to indicate that the horse had crushed and killed the man by falling upon him. It is evident that this hall had been the scene of a massacre, for, in nearly every instance, the skull or facial bones have been fractured, and the bodies lie over one another in confused heaps. In four instances there had been an attempt at buriaL For this purpose the pavement was torn up and the body laid in an opening not more than...
150 ページ - Admitting, however, that the great majority of these inscriptions range from the middle of the fifth to the end of the sixth...
154 ページ - Constantine indicated by the present coin, may at least be taken as evidence that the new Caesar stood forth as the representative of the interests of the Constantinian dynasty in the island as against the faction of the rebel Gerontius and his barbarian allies.
412 ページ - In laying bare the pavement of this hall no fewer than forty-one human skeletons of both sexes and all ages have been met with, and among them the bones of three horses. In one instance a human skeleton lay beneath that of a horse in such a position as to indicate that the horse had crushed and killed the man by falling upon him. It is evident that this hall had been the scene of a, massacre, for in nearly every instance the skull or facial bones have been fractured, and the bodies lie over one another...
412 ページ - The unburied bodies belong to a small race with brachycephalic skulls ; but those that are buried were clearly men of a larger size, and had skulls of the dolichocephalic type. It is reasonable to suppose that the former represent the natives of the district, and the latter the attacking party.
216 ページ - Dallaway, vol. i. mural windows : appenticium is the ' bordari. term used in the above writ. This order ' borduris. make on the same tower on the south side, at the top, deep alures of good and strong timber, entirely and well covered with lead, through which people may look even unto the foot of the same tower, and ascend, and better defend it, if need should be. And also whitewash the whole chapel of St. John the Evangelist in the same Tower. And make in the same chapel three glass windows, one,...
170 ページ - Gospels, the fragment of an office for the visitation of the sick, and the Apostles' Creed, all in Latin, and is written in a character which may be ascribed to the ninth century.
147 ページ - Troynt, impressit Cabal, qui erat canis Arthuri militis, vestigium in lapide, et Arthur postea congregavit congestum lapidum sub lapide, in quo erat vestigium canis sui, et vocatur Carn Cabal.

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