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Is Beckery the earliest British monastery?

A series of seven radiocarbon dates from the monastic cemetery at Beckery near Glastonbury are possibly the earliest archaeological evidence for monasticism in the British Isles. 332 more words

OETG #4 – 22 November: The Fire-Breathing Devil

In the penultimate session this semester, the religious allegory of The Panther poem seems to come to a climax.

In these lines, God, the ruler of mirth and joy, is juxtaposed against the dragon (devil) that is the origin of evil. 447 more words

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First Workshop, Brussels

A week ago LVA panellists and other early medieval experts convened at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB, Free University Brussels) for our first project workshop. The aims of the workshop were to ensure everyone was up to date on the new recording schemes (PAN, MEDEA, DIME), and to agree on the direction that the proof-of-method would take. 1,112 more words


Raedwald's Stiff Upper Lip - Movember is Back!

In 2010 and 2013, I decided to take part in the charity fund-raising phenomenon known as Movember. This November, I’m back, with a new archaeotache in progress, … 208 more words

Early Medieval

Bamburgh Castle bone pendant cross published

We are having a small scale publication feast at the moment as David Constantine’s article on a bone pendant cross from the West Ward at Bamburgh Castle has also just been published. 224 more words

Bamburgh Castle

Great news about our Inner Ward publication

The blogs describing our excavations at Bamburgh Castle naturally tend to be concerned with the excavations in the West Ward, where the majority of our work, like Brian Hope-Taylor’s before us, has been concentrated, but now and again we have had the opportunity to do some investigations at the heart of the fortress, the Inner Ward. 293 more words

Bamburgh Castle

Short notice of these events this week

CBA North News

Some short notice of other events happening this week for you here. Contact details for these events are given for responding directly with the organisers. 763 more words

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