Buildings of Medieval Europe: Studies in Social and Landscape Contexts of Medieval Buildings

Buildings of Medieval Europe: Studies in Social and Landscape Contexts of Medieval Buildings


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785709715
Publisher: Oxbow Books
Publication date: 06/30/2018
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.44(h) x (d)

About the Author

Duncan Berryman completed his PhD at Queen's University Belfast in 2018. He is currently a researcher at Queen's University Belfast. His main research interests are medieval buildings and medieval settlement in Britain and Ireland and has previously written on medieval agricultural buildings and Irish Tower houses

Sarah Kerr is a Research Fellow at Trinity College Dublin. She held previously a Postdoctoral Research position at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven after completing her PhD in 2016 at Queen's University Belfast. Her research interests include late medieval buildings and communal living in Western Europe and her publications include work on Irish round towers, feudalism and lodging ranges of English castles.

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of contributors
1. Introduction
Duncan Berryman and Sarah Kerr
Part 1 Britain and Scandinavia
2. A key, an axe and a gridiron: Medieval Finnish brickmakers’ marks as symbols of identity
Ilari Aalto
3. The medieval and early post-medieval weighing houses at Gammel Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark
Stuart Whatley
4. Medieval roof trusses in the Swedish landscape of Västergötland
Robin Gullbrandsson
5. The medieval hospitals of England: Structuring charity and faith through hierarchies of space
Martin Huggon
Part 2 Central and Eastern Europe
6. A house within the settlement: Early Byzantine ‘urban life’ in a small-scale house?
Miriam Steinborn
7. Medieval churches in a borderland: The case of Transylvania
Daniela Marcu Istrate
8. Petrapilosa: The architectural and historical development of the structure
Josip Višnjić
9. The formation of the three-compartment rural house in medieval Central Europe as a cultural synthesis of different building traditions
Pavel Vařeka

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