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epic of the Swiss lake-dwellers

John Frederick Rowbotham

epic of the Swiss lake-dwellers

an epic poem in twelve cantos

by John Frederick Rowbotham

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Published by Thomas Cromwell in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Frederick Rowbotham.
The Physical Object
Pagination55 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16365912M

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PREHISTORIC SWISS LAKE DWELLERS Hansjürgen Müller- Beck The author is research assistant at the Bern Historical Museum in Switzerland. In he carried out the excavation of the Neolithic village at Burgäschi described in this article.

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Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear's North America's Forgotten past saga/5(). Key facts. Lake dwellers inhabited Switzerland from to BC. The first discovery in Europe of a prehistoric lake village was made in Lake Zurich in 20 Swiss museums have exhibitions Author: Armando Mombelli.

The Lake-Dwellers: Archaeology and Historical Myth ( English translation of "Les Lacustres: Archéologie et mythe national", ). SWISS LAKE DWELLERS SWITZERLAND NEOLITHIC AND BRONZE AGE Mention Swiss Lake Dwellings and "organic preservation" immediately comes to mind.

That's because the preservation really is extraordinary. Especially the stone tools that are still attached to their thousands of years old wood and antler handles and hafting sockets. Whew. Just finished this page Homeresque novel set in North American pre-history. That was a mouthful.

Written by a husband-wife team, People of the Lakes was a fantastic historical fiction/fantasy epic. I dont know why I have never before come across the Gears books?/5. Prehistoric pile dwellings around the Alps are a series of prehistoric pile dwelling settlements in and around the Alps built from about to B.C.

on the edges of lakes, rivers or wetlands. Insites located variously in Switzerland, Italy, Germany, France, Austria, and Slovenia were added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.

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Skilful peoples The first traces of an ancient lake-dwellers’ village were found in Lake Zurich ina year in which the waters of the lake dropped to an exceptionally low level.

Excavations revealed hundreds of wooden piles, driven into the earth, along with all sorts of unusual objects, Author: Armando Mombelli. This picture shows several different types of stone tools that were collected on Swiss Lake Dweller sites.

Most of them were found on the Auvernier site on Lake Neuchatel in western Switzerland. The artifacts represented in this picture include 1 broken battle axe, 6 celts, 7 end-scrapers, 7 arrow points, 2 sickle blades, 1 side-scraper/knife.

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It seems clear that every Swiss lake was a centre for a thick population in the later Stone Age and the Bronze Age. The first important discoveries regarding these Swiss lake-dwellers were made inwhen the waters of Zurich lake sank so low that a.

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Few of the existing accounts of Swiss history which have appeared in the English language go back beyond the year a.d., the date of the earliest Swiss League, and of course Switzerland as a nation cannot boast of an earlier origin.

But surely some account should be given of the previous history of the men who founded the League. Start studying Vocab Workshop - Level A - Unit 15 - Choosing the Right Word - 6th. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.The Lake Dwellers of the Lake of Zurich and Fiave, Italy In the winter ofSwiss archaeologist Ferdinand Keller examined a ghostly cluster of wood posts protruding through the top of the Lake of Zurich.

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