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Portugal And The Neolithic Past

Portugal is the European country which has more megalithic and prehistoric monuments and sites than anyother country, it is a drean land for archaeologists.
There are a lot of monuments from other eras and from many other European cultures such as Celtic monuments in a very high quantity and concentrated to the north of Portugal all the way to the its center, Roman monuments from the south to the very capital of the country ( Lisbon ) and to the east near the border with Spain, Germanic archeological sites in the north and their architecturalstyle is still very much visible in early christian churches when the Germanic tribe of the Vandals settled in Portugal with their origins in Sweden, migrating to the east of Europe and then into Portugal running away from the Huns. 827 more words

European History

The Mysterious Dolmens of the Caucasus

The Western Caucasus, extending over 275,000 ha of the extreme western end of the Caucasus mountains and located 50 km north-east of the Black Sea, is one of the few large mountain areas of Europe that has not experienced significant human impact. 788 more words

Old Europe

Hierarchies in the Neolithic?

 

 

Carn Wnda Cromlech (Dolmen), Pembrokeshire, Wales

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The Heritage Trust

 

Did Neolithic people have hierarchies? Almost certainly. Writing in the New Historian, Irina Slav, reports that – 80 more words

Ancient Monuments

Three Weeks in Northern Málaga Province

We spent our final three weeks in Spain with a fantastic family in Málaga province that needed Workaway help to get their rental property ready for their summer guests. 1.541 more words

Spain

The Dolmen Theory by John Jenson

A survivor population following the Last Great Cataclysm, 7,000 years ago would have lost most or all of its technology within a few generations, probably not more than 4 or 5, or certainly within 150 years of the event. 58 more words

Marking Time in Co. Waterford

Antiquity is something we tend to take a little bit for granted in Ireland and we are surrounded by signs from the past.

Yesterday, as the world seemed to be caught up in Sunday shopping for Christmas, I found myself drawn to one of the many dolmens which can be found around Co. 86 more words

Connections

A week in Andalucia: Antequera

We took two trips to the town of Antequera, about 45 minutes away. Andalucia.com describes Antequera as ‘the crossroads of Andalucia':

‘A visit to this historical Andalucían town is a journey almost 5,000 years back in time, beginning with the Bronze Age and the native Iberians.

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Historic Landscapes