A Corpus of Early Medieval Inscribed Stones And Stone Sculpture in Wales: Glamorgan, Brecknockshire, Monmouthshire, Radnorshire And Geographically Contiguous Areas of Herefordshire And Shropshire

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University of Wales Press, 2007 - History - 631 pages
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Inscribed stones and stone sculpture form the most prolific body of material evidence that survives for early medieval Wales. The inscribed memorial stones in Latin or Old Irish ogam commemmorate the lives the Welsh elite of the time and are crucial to understanding the continutity of early medival Welsh culture with the preceding Roman culture, Irish settlements, and early Welsh kingdoms.  

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Prospectus
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Recording methods
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Physical environment and historical background
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Mark Redknapis the curator of medieval and later archaeology at the National Museum and Galleries of Wales, Cardiff.John M. Lewiswas assistant keeper, medieval and later antiquities at the National Museum and Galleries of Wales, Cardiff.Nancy Edwardsis reader in archaeology in the Department of History and Welsh History at the University of Wales, Bangor.

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