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landscape of place-names

Margaret Gelling

landscape of place-names

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Published by Shaun Tyas in Stamford, Lincolnshire [England] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- Great Britain,
    • English language -- Etymology -- Names,
    • Landscape -- Great Britain -- Terminology,
    • Great Britain -- Historical geography -- Terminology

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-323) and index.

      Statementby Margaret Gelling and Ann Cole.
      ContributionsCole, Ann.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA645 .G43 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 391 p. :
      Number of Pages391
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3532385M
      ISBN 101900289261, 1900289253
      LC Control Number2001430568

      Whether you were a peasant, pilgrim, drover, trader, warrior, bishop, king or queen, travel would have been fundamental to life in the early middle ages and this book explores the physical means by which the landscape was constituted to facilitate and improve the movement of people, goods and ideas from the seventh through to the eleventh.


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Learn about Author Central Cited by: Another assigned reading for my English Place-Names course, The Landscape of Place-Names proved to be an incredibly fascinating look at the land of England as seen by Anglo-Saxon eyes. The book focuses mostly on the topographic elements in place-names (words for describing physical features like hills, valleys, forest, etc.)4/5.

Gelling and Cole's pioneering study is essentially a rewrite of a previous work by Gelling entitled Place Names in the Landscape. The present book is far more than merely an updated edition, however. Very little of the text of the previous publication remains verbatim, and much has been added, including 68 black and white illustrations and maps.

The landscape of modern England still bears the imprint of its Anglo-Saxon past. Villages and towns, fields, woods and forests, parishes and shires, all shed light on the enduring impact of the Anglo-Saxons.

The essays in this volume explore the richness of the interactions between the Anglo-Saxons and their landscape: how they understood, described, and exploited the environments of which Reviews: 1. Some Apache place names describe features of the landscape or climate, while others derive from historical or mythological events.

All, however, are rich in descriptive imagery and depth of meaning for the Apache people of the by: The landscape of place-names. esp. "Introduction" and chapter 5.

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A variety of place-name elements make reference to places of congregation for a number of different purposes: judicial. Ranging from the earliest settlement period through to the urban expansion of late Anglo-Saxon England, this book draws on evidence from place-names, written sources, and the landscape itself to provide fresh insights into the topic.

This book looks at the study of place names elements describing landscape features and has been warmly received by local historians and students of place names. Essential for all who study names, landscapes and linguistics.

The book is a major rewrite of Margaret Gelling's earlier classic, Place-Names in the Landscape, substantially increased in size and illustrated with explanatory diagrams and maps by Ann Cole.

It has a full index (68 pages long) and an introduction which places the material in its historical context/5(2). Place names in the Landscape is a fascinating book, giving useful insights into how places were named in times of antiquity.

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Each chapter follows the same format, approaching the topic in such a way as to make reference quick and simple. It enables people to read and understand place-names in Gaelic, providing insights into landscape character and history.

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() Review of 'The landscape of place-names.' Gelling, M. and Cole, A. Stamford, Lincolnshire: Shaun Tyas, ISBN Nomina: Journal of the Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland, 24, pp. [Book Review]. The book is a major rewrite of Margaret Gelling's previous work, Place-Names In The Landscape, here substantially increased in size and illustrated with explanatory diagrams and maps by Ann Cole.

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