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International Archaeological Reports since 1974

The Differential Use of Constructed Sacred Space in Southern Britain, from the Late Iron Age to the 4th Century AD

£63.00
Author:
Alexander Smith
Publication Year:
2001
Language:
English
Paperback:
284pp. Includes 42 maps, 25 figures.
ISBN 10:
1841712132
ISBN:
9781841712130
BAR number:
B318
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BOOK DESCRIPTION
The concept of Sacred Space is among the most prominent and enduring aspects of religious expression. The main aim of this work is to examine the development of constructed cult loci from the late Iron Age to the late Roman period in southern Britain, focusing on the differential use of internal space. At the core of the study is an analysis of the use of space within certain constructed sacred sites. Contains 98 site 'databases', giving significant information and plans.