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Epub ↠ Carnac Stonehenge and the World of Megaliths · Jean-Pierre Mohen

Who built the megaliths those massive stone structures ranging from tombs to standing stones that date back to over 4000 BC? Why were they built? How were the enormous stones transported and erect Very interesting introduction to this subject lots of good photos and very well researched and written covers not just Europe but much farther afield definitely wets your apatite to further reading on the subject

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Standing Stones Carnac Stonehenge and the World of Megaliths New HorizonsLess famous examples in Scandinavia Malta Egypt and Spain this book considers the special significance architectural scientific religious and cultural of these enigmatic Neolithic stone structures In a pocket sized format this book crams almost everything you could wish to see Mohen covers all the bases the historiography of standing stones and even their role in literature and painting; megalithic monuments in other parts of the world; modern ceremonies in traditional cultures associated with standing stones; attempts by archaeologists to erect stones today; burials and artefacts associated with Northern European megaliths as well as some of those associated with stones further afield; neolithic rock art; and of course theories about the astronomical significance of StonehengeOf course none of it can be covered in any great depth but there is a selected bibliography and notes and references to follow up on The illustrations are unsurpassable many of them beautifully amostpheric without losing clarity Particularly interesting are old postcards and reproductions of early topographical drawingsAnyone with any interest in the subject should buy this book If you have room for only one book on the subject make it this one

Jean-Pierre Mohen · Stonehenge and the World of Megaliths Ebook

Book æ Standing Stones Æ Carnac Stonehenge and the World of Megaliths Í Feedmarkformulate Ù [Read] ➵ Standing Stones : Carnac, Stonehenge and the World of Megaliths (New Horizons) ➼ Jean-Pierre Mohen – Feedmarkformulate.co.uk Who built the megalitEd? Were these strange sacred stones used as temples or tombs sculptures or houses? Covering the best known sites Avebury and Stonehenge in England Carnac in France and Knowth in Ireland and also Small book packed with interesting information Well illustrated