2 edition of bog people found in the catalog.
Peter Vilhelm Glob
|Statement||P.V. Glob ; translated from the Danish by Rupert Bruce-Mitford.|
|LC Classifications||GN780 D4 G53 1970|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||200 p. :|
|Number of Pages||200|
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America's Bog People When most of us think of bog bodies, we think of northwestern Europe—Ireland, say, or Denmark. But North America has its. But more recent archaeological finds, including the exhumation of Tollund Man, seem to support his theory that the bog was an intentional grave.
In his popular book The Bog People, Glob proposes that many bodies were brutally sacrificed in ritual killings to appease a fertility goddess. He and other experts speculate that the people of the Iron. 24 rows This is a list of bog bodies in order of country in which they were first discovered.
Bog. One spring morning two men cutting peat in a Danish bog uncovered a well-preserved body of a man with a noose around his neck. Thinking they had stumbled upon a murder victim, they reported their discovery to the police, who were baffled until they consulted the famous archaeologist P.V.
Glob. Glob identified the body as that of a two-thousand-year-old man, /5(7). All about Reviews: The Bog People; Iron Age Man Preserved by P. Glob. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(9).
The term bog bodies (or bog people) is used to refer to ancient, naturally-mummified human burials recovered from peat bogs in Denmark, Germany, The Netherlands, Britain, and Ireland.
The highly acidic peat acts as a remarkable preservative, leaving the clothing and skin intact, and creating poignant and memorable images of people of the past. Bog Books. 54 likes. A Bog Book is basically for anyone with a good and broad sense of humour.
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Apart from serving the vanity of the site's creator (which is rarely does since he/she usually clocks up most of the hits), it serves to comfort the poor entrapped surfer that others have suffered through the web page and survived. When year-old bodies are recovered from the bog, perfectly preserved, it is the discovery of a lifetime for archaeologist David Macauley.
But close examination of the bodies reveals a curious fact: all were cruelly, mysteriously murdered, gnawed to death by some unimaginable creature. An Interview with the Bog People, Part One Channeling Erik many of the “bog bodies” found in Ireland, the United Kingdom, Germany, the.
About The Bog People. One spring morning two men cutting peat in a Danish bog uncovered a well-preserved body of a man with a noose around his neck. Thinking they had stumbled upon a murder victim, they reported their discovery to the police, who were baffled until they consulted the famous archaeologist P.V.
Glob. Glob identified the body as that of a two-thousand-year. An Archaeological Interpretation of Irish Iron Age Bog Bodies. Summary Bodies from the Bog tells the story of the Grauballe Man and other bog bodies and bog objects discovered during the last four hundred years in the wetlands of northern Europe.
James M. Deem shows who the bog people were, how they lived, what they believed, and what the future holds for them hundreds and even thousands of years after their deaths. Bodies from the bog and other finds first reached a wider, non-academic audience.
Glob’s book pro-vides an overview of archaeological discoveries in bogs across Northern Europe, along with more extended descriptions of some of the better-known Danish bog bodies.3 Glob and later researchers have noted that many of the bog people appear. The Bog People: Iron-Age Man Preserved (English and Danish Edition) by Glob, P.
and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This classic book about the remains of iron-age people preserved in peat-bogs throws fascinating light on ancient ways of life, religion and rituals.
During the last two centuries, workers in bogs throughout Europe have often accidentally exposed sunken human bodies that looked to them like incarnate devils. Actually, they were being confronted with their own Author: P.V. Glob. The Bog The Bog is the kind of story that I would recommend to anyone that enjoys a good deal of histrofiction (patent pending ;o).
I loved the archeological science, the historical bits, the way history was altered, the fantastical, and emotional parts of the book.
It's dedicated to a group of schoolgirls who wrote the author inquiring for more information about the bog bodies. The author wrote this book by way of offering it up to them - a long letter of sorts. This book is focused firmly in facts, and for the Iron Age civilization draws heavily from Tacitis's Germani, within reason/5(9).