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  • King Arthurby Rodney Castleden

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 39.95

    King Arthur is often written off as a medieval fantasy, the dream of those yearning for an age of strong, just rulers and a contented kingdom. Those who accept his existence at all generally discard the stories that surround him. This exciting new investigation argues not only that Arthur did exist, as a Dark Age chieftain, but that many of the romantic... more...

  • Atlantis Destroyedby Rodney Castleden

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    Plato's legend of Atlantis has become notorious among scholars as the absurdest lie in literature. Atlantis Destroyed explores the possibility that the account given by Plato is historically true. Rodney Castleden first considers the location of Atlantis re-examining two suggestions put forward in the early twentieth century; Minoan Crete and Minoan... more...

  • Minoansby Rodney Castleden

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    Thoroughly researched, Rodney Castleden's Minoans: Life in Bronze Age Crete here sues the results of recent research to produce a comprehensive new vision of the peoples of Minoan Crete. Since Sir Arthur Evans rediscovered the Minoans in the early 1900s, we have defined a series of cultural traits that make the ‘Minoan personality’: elegant,... more...

  • The Stonehenge Peopleby Rodney Castleden

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Making of Stonehengeby Rodney Castleden

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Every generation has created its own interpretation of Stonehenge, but rarely do these relate to the physical realities of the monument. Rodney Castleden begins with those elements which made possible the building of this vast stone circle: the site, the materials and the society that undertook the enormous task of transporting and raising the great... more...

  • The Knossos Labyrinthby Rodney Castleden

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Knossos, like the Acropolis or Stonehenge, is a symbol for an entire culture. The Knossos Labyrinth was first built in the reign of a Middle Kingdom Egyptian pharaoh, and was from the start the focus of a glittering and exotic culture. Homer left elusive clues about the Knossian court and when the lost site of Knossos gradually re-emerged from obscurity... more...

  • The Mycenaeansby Rodney Castleden

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 38.95

    Following on from Rodney Castleden's best-selling study Minoans , this major contribution to our understanding of the crucial Mycenaean period clearly and effectively brings together research and knowledge we have accumulated since the discovery of the remains of the civilization of Mycenae in the 1870s. In lively prose, informed by the latest research... more...

  • Neolithic Britainby Rodney Castleden

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The climax of the Stone Age in Britain, the Neolithic period (4700-2000BC), was a period of startling achievement. The British Isles are rich in Neolithic sites, which give us evidence of a complex and surprisingly developed archaic society. The author surveys 1100 secular and ceremonial sites in Britain, selecting some for detailed explanation; from... more...

  • 50 Brilliant Minds in the Last 100 Yearsby Rodney Castleden

    Omnipress 2014; US$ 2.99

    We sometimes meet people who possess an exceptional brain that is outstanding in its penetration and imagination – a brilliant mind that is completely out of the ordinary. We know these people are exceptional, but most of us would find it hard to explain exactly why. more...

  • The Element Encyclopedia of the Celtsby Rodney Castleden

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; US$ 11.54

    The latest title in the much-loved Element Encyclopedia series, The Element Encyclopedia of Celts explores the history, culture, and mythology of these great peoples. more...