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From: "Inger E" <>
Subject: Re: Oppida in Irish Culture; was: Ancient Irish 'Pedigrees' (was Re: History & Genealogy or the Mathematical Study of Genealogy?)
Date: Sun, 05 May 2002 18:31:15 GMT
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"Sren Larsen" <> skrev i meddelandet
news:ab3t0i$enin1$1@ID-35736.news.dfncis.de...
>
> "Doug Weller" <> skrev i en meddelelse
news:...
> > On Sun, 05 May 2002 08:44:32 -0700, in soc.history.ancient, Chris and
Tom Tinney, Sr.
> > wrote:
> >
> >
> > Writing about these, Barry Fell, in his recent book Facing the Ocean,
states "if it is
> > accepted that the cliff castles and stone forts began in the first
millennium BC [rather
> > than later], as seems not unreasonable, then the pattern of settlement
would be broadly
> > similar to that of southwestern and northwestern Britain. The lack of
an elite, or even a
> > distinctive material culture, suggests that status was proclaimed in
other ways: it is
> > tempting to think that the strong, visually-dominant enclosure was one.
(p. 359.
> >
>
> I sincerely hope you are talking about another Barry ;-)

Can he be refering to the same Barry who's conclusions have been questioned
by him? I doubt that. :-)

Inger E




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