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Die frühmittelalterlichen Ringwälle im westlichen und mittleren Holstein

Thorsten Lemm

Die frühmittelalterlichen Ringwälle im westlichen und mittleren Holstein

This book, which has been written as a doctoral thesis at the Centre for Baltic and Scandinavian Archaeology, represents the first comprehensive work on the ring-forts from the 9th to the 11th centuries within the former Saxon settlement area north of the river Elbe. In detail the author discusses the fortresses´ locations, constructions and find materials and interprets them within their archaeological, historical and geographical contexts. Even military-theoretical considerations are included within the interpretations. As a result of his analyses and by taking account of recent historical conclusions the author presents an all new perspective on the ring-forts and Saxon Northelbia as a whole.

 

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Published by the Archaeological State Museum and the Centre for Baltic and Scandinavian Archaeology under the aegis of the Foundation of the Schleswig-Holstein State Museums at Schloss Gottorf.

21 x 29,7 cm, 776 p., 2 vol., numerous illustrations and plates, 2013

In the series Publications of the Archaeological State Museum Vol. 11

 

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