Not a lot of artefacts came up from the Castle Island excavation undertaken two weeks ago. However, the few artefacts that did tell an interesting story. 645 more words
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It feels as though so much of the first term’s module has shot by already since returning for stage three nearly seven weeks ago. In a couple of days time we go on a 4 day study trip to Dublin as part of the Art of the Insular World module run by Jane Hawkes. 713 more words
It’s easy to forget commerce in early medieval times. Yet that sign of civilization existed despite wars, disease, and famine.
In an age when only a few could write, most sales went unrecorded, but those that were used monetary units to say what the trade was worth. 94 more words
Over the last few months, my colleague Dr Wendy Morrison and I have been organising a conference to be held at the University of Oxford’s Department of Continuing Education on the 14th November 2015. 227 more words