Stonehenge Four thousand years ago a stranger s death at the Old Temple of Ratharryn and his ominous gift of gold precipitates the building of what for centuries to come will be known as one of mankind s most s
Author: Bernard Cornwell
Four thousand years ago, a stranger s death at the Old Temple of Ratharryn and his ominous gift of gold precipitates the building of what for centuries to come will be known as one of mankind s most singular and remarkable achievements Bernard Cornwell s epic novel Stonehenge catapults us into a powerful and vibrant world of ritual and sacrifice at once timeless and whoFour thousand years ago, a stranger s death at the Old Temple of Ratharryn and his ominous gift of gold precipitates the building of what for centuries to come will be known as one of mankind s most singular and remarkable achievements Bernard Cornwell s epic novel Stonehenge catapults us into a powerful and vibrant world of ritual and sacrifice at once timeless and wholly original a tale of patricide, betrayal, and murder of bloody brotherly rivalry and of the never ending quest for power, wealth, and spiritual fulfillment.Three brothers deadly rivals are uneasily united in their quest to create a temple to their gods There is Lengar, the eldest, a ruthless warrior intent on replacing his father as chief of the tribe of Ratharryn Camaban, his bastard brother, a sorcerer whose religious fervor inspires the plan for Stonehenge and Saban, the youngest, through whose expertise the temple will finally be completed Divided by blood but united precariously by a shared vision, the brothers begin erecting their mighty ring of granite, aligning towering stones to the movement of the heavenly bodies, and raising arches to appease and unite their gods Caught between the zealousness of his ambitious brothers, Saban becomes the true leader of his people, a peacemaker who will live to see the temple built in the name of salvation and regeneration.Bernard Cornwell, long admired for his rousing narrative and meticulous historical imaginings, has here delivered his masterpiece, the most compelling and powerful human drama of its kind since Ken Follett s Pillars of the Earth and Edward Rutherford s Sarum His re creation of civilization as it might have been in 2000 B.C at once amplifies the mystery of his subject and makes the world of Stonehenge come alive as never before.
Stonehenge Your guide to Stonehenge, the World s Your guide to Stonehenge, other ancient sites and stone circles in Britain Buy tickets and book tours with practical information to make your visit easier Stonehenge HISTORY Feb , Who Built Stonehenge According to the th century writer Geoffrey of Monmouth, whose tale of King Arthur and mythical account of English history Stonehenge History, Location, Map, Facts Britannica Stonehenge, prehistoric stone circle monument, cemetery, and archaeological site located on Salisbury Plain, about miles km north of Salisbury, Wiltshire, England It was built in six stages between and BCE, during the transition from the Neolithic Period to the Bronze Age. Stonehenge English Heritage Uncover the story of Stonehenge Take in the unforgettable atmosphere of this World Heritage Site and best known prehistoric monument in Europe, visit our world class exhibition to discover how the Stonehenge builders worked and spend time amongst the Neolithic houses to experience how they lived. Stonehenge Amesbury All You Need to Know BEFORE Feb , One of the most important survivals of prehistoric England, Stonehenge consists of a group of huge rough cut stones, some than feet high, arranged in two concentric circles. Stonehenge National Geographic Stonehenge in southern England ranks among the world s most iconic archaeological sites and one of its greatest enigmas The megalithic circle on Salisbury Plain inspires awe and fascination but StonehengeStonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, two miles km west of Amesbury.It consists of a ring of standing stones, each around feet . m high, seven feet . m wide, and weighing around tons. Stonehenge Facts Theories About Mysterious Monument Live Aug , Stonehenge is a massive stone monument located on a chalky plain north of the modern day city of Salisbury, England Research shows that the site has continuously evolved over a History of Stonehenge English Heritage History of StonehengeStonehenge is perhaps the world s most famous prehistoric monument It was built in several stages the first monument was an early henge monument, built about , years ago, and the unique stone circle was erected in the late Neolithic period about BC. Why Was Stonehenge Built HISTORY Feb , One enduring hypothesis for Stonehenge s purpose comes from the initial observation, first made by th century scholars, that the monument s entrance faces the rising sun on the day of the
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