Essays Tagged: "Salisbury Plain"

Assignment on Stonehenge.

StonehengeStonehenge is a huge megalithic monument situated on Salisbury Plain, Mid-Wiltshire, England. The ruins of Stonehenge contain stones from three stages of ... t than a calendar. The bluestones were transported by sea from the Presllie Mountains in Ireland to Salisbury plain, via the Bristol Avon (fig3). Burl (2001:21) stated that 'Transporting the bluestone ... veral reasons, I believe that the early Britons built Stonehenge. Early Britons were in the area of Salisbury Plain centuries before Stonehenge building was begun. This is different to all other cultu ...

(4 pages) 71 0 2.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Stonehenge.

s, but also intriguing.Stonehenge, a word with Saxon-origin meaning "hanging stones", is located on Salisbury Plain in mid-Wiltshire, England. Although it is composed of massive stones, it is still re ...

(3 pages) 61 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The history of Stonehenge - the mysterious and mystical monument in England.

rious phenomenon projectStonehengeStonehenge- a mystical placeA gigantic megalithic monument on the Salisbury Plain, in Wiltshire, England.Stonehenge was build during three phases:Phase one began in a ...

(4 pages) 50 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Stonehenge

gether. My theory consists of the following series of events: 1) A fairly large tribe occupying the Salisbury plain of southern England recognizes The importance of the summer solstice to agriculture, ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

An unusual geographic phenomena : Stonehenge

in mystery, debate and speculation for centuries. Located in the English county of Wiltshire on the Salisbury Plains, it is one of the world's most famous prehistoric sites. Stonehenge is a ruin of a ... e she finished counting the coins, she agreed quickly. Immediately he magically transported them to Salisbury Plain in England, where they stand today. The old lady could not count any gold in that sh ...

(10 pages) 24 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Stonehenge

Stonehenge is a huge megalithic monument situated on Salisbury Plain, Mid-Wiltshire, England. The ruins of Stonehenge contain stones from three stages of ... t than a calendar. The bluestones were transported by sea from the Presllie Mountains in Ireland to Salisbury plain, via the Bristol Avon (fig3). Burl (2001:21) stated that 'Transporting the bluestone ... veral reasons, I believe that the early Britons built Stonehenge. Early Britons were in the area of Salisbury Plain centuries before Stonehenge building was begun. This is different to all other cultu ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Historical Investigation: How Did the Bluestones Get to Stonehenge?

is day, Stonehenge remains one of the great mysteries of the Earth. Located on the downlands of the Salisbury Plain in southern England, the ruins of Stonehenge consist now of a hundred and sixty-two ... henge, and over 400 by land, the real question remains: if they were in Wales, how did they come to Salisbury? The earliest recorded theory dates back to around 1139AD, when Geoffrey of Monmouth wrote ...

(7 pages) 1223 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers