Lindisfarne: The Holy Island

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/30/2012
  • Publisher: Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc
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This book provides an authoritative introduction to the history and archaeology of Lindisfarne, from its earliest occupation to the twenty-first century. Arranged chronologically, specific chapters address prehistoric settlement, the foundation of the early Christian monastery in the seventh century and the story of the monastic community, the cult of Saint Cuthbert, the growth of the village and construction of the island fortifications, and the post-medieval development of the fishing and lime-burning indu

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