A Brief History of Stonehenge

A Brief History of Stonehenge

History and Archaeology of the World's Most Enigmatic Stone Circle

Paperback384pp Illustrated

9781845295912     Product Code: 244584


Britain's leading expert on stone circles here offers a comprehensive introduction to our most enigmatic ancient site. He explains how the stones were transported and their relationship with the surrounding burial sites; he carefully examines the possible astronomical meanings of the stones' alignment; and also debunks many myths and inaccurate mystical notions. Each successive generation has developed its own reading of the stones; Burl offers the most up-to-date assessment.

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