Stonehenge Four thousand years ago a stranger s death at the Old Temple of Ratharryn and his ominous gift of gold precipitates the building of what for centuries to come will be known as one of mankind s most s
Author: Bernard Cornwell
Four thousand years ago, a stranger s death at the Old Temple of Ratharryn and his ominous gift of gold precipitates the building of what for centuries to come will be known as one of mankind s most singular and remarkable achievements Bernard Cornwell s epic novel Stonehenge catapults us into a powerful and vibrant world of ritual and sacrifice at once timeless and whoFour thousand years ago, a stranger s death at the Old Temple of Ratharryn and his ominous gift of gold precipitates the building of what for centuries to come will be known as one of mankind s most singular and remarkable achievements Bernard Cornwell s epic novel Stonehenge catapults us into a powerful and vibrant world of ritual and sacrifice at once timeless and wholly original a tale of patricide, betrayal, and murder of bloody brotherly rivalry and of the never ending quest for power, wealth, and spiritual fulfillment.Three brothers deadly rivals are uneasily united in their quest to create a temple to their gods There is Lengar, the eldest, a ruthless warrior intent on replacing his father as chief of the tribe of Ratharryn Camaban, his bastard brother, a sorcerer whose religious fervor inspires the plan for Stonehenge and Saban, the youngest, through whose expertise the temple will finally be completed Divided by blood but united precariously by a shared vision, the brothers begin erecting their mighty ring of granite, aligning towering stones to the movement of the heavenly bodies, and raising arches to appease and unite their gods Caught between the zealousness of his ambitious brothers, Saban becomes the true leader of his people, a peacemaker who will live to see the temple built in the name of salvation and regeneration.Bernard Cornwell, long admired for his rousing narrative and meticulous historical imaginings, has here delivered his masterpiece, the most compelling and powerful human drama of its kind since Ken Follett s Pillars of the Earth and Edward Rutherford s Sarum His re creation of civilization as it might have been in 2000 B.C at once amplifies the mystery of his subject and makes the world of Stonehenge come alive as never before.
StonehengeStonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, two miles km west of Amesbury.It consists of a ring of standing stones, with each standing stone around feet . m high, seven feet . m wide and weighing around tons.The stones are set within earthworks in the middle of the most dense complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in England, including several hundred Stonehenge Your guide to Stonehenge, the World s BRITAIN For information and maps showing Sacred, Ancient and Interesting Sites in Britain. Stonehenge HISTORY Stonehenge s Function and Significance If the facts surrounding the architects and construction of Stonehenge remain shadowy at best, the purpose of the arresting monument is even of a Stonehenge History, Location, Map, Facts Britannica StonehengeStonehenge, prehistoric stone circle monument, cemetery, and archaeological site located on Salisbury Plain, about miles km north of Salisbury, Wiltshire, England It was built in six stages between and BCE, during the transition from the Neolithic Period to the Bronze Age. Stonehenge English Heritage BC First Monuments Early farmers build the causewayed enclosure at Robin Hood s Ball, two cursus monuments rectangular earthworks and several long barrows in the landscape north of Stonehenge. Stonehenge Facts Theories About Mysterious Monument Stonehenge is a massive stone monument located on a chalky plain north of the modern day city of Salisbury, England Research shows that the site has continuously evolved over a period of about Stonehenge Amesbury TripAdvisor Mar , We much enjoyed our visit to Stonehenge, where there is generous parking, and where a coach takes visitors to the stones from the Visitor s Centre , where there is a cafe and shop, as well as a very interesting display detailing what is known about this Stonehenge EH_Stonehenge Twitter HALF TERM AT STONEHENGE Join us for Awesome Archaeology and come face to face with people from the past, explore our Neolithic houses and learn what life was like for the builders of Stonehenge and don t forget to take the ultimate selfie at the monument. Stonehenge National Geographic The monument s mysterious past has spawned countless tales and theories According to folklore, Stonehenge was created by Merlin, the wizard of Arthurian legend, who magically transported the Stonehenge Huge stones came from quarries in Wales Feb , Why did Stonehenge s massive rocks come from Wales, miles away Scientists discovered the exact location of the quarries where many of Stonehenge s massive stones came from, a
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