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Tools, Weapons and Ornaments: Germanic Material Culture in Pre-Carolingian Central Europe, Germanic Material Culture in Pre-Carolingian Central Europe, 400-750 400-750 Herbert Schutz

Tools, Weapons and Ornaments: Germanic Material Culture in Pre-Carolingian Central Europe, Germanic Material Culture in Pre-Carolingian Central Europe, 400-750 400-750

Herbert Schutz

Published October 15th 2001
ISBN : 9789004122987
Hardcover
256 pages
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This illustrated book continues themes in Central European cultural history treated elsewhere with the intention of presenting an interdisciplinary study of early medieval socio-cultural developments. A continuation of the preceding books, thisMoreThis illustrated book continues themes in Central European cultural history treated elsewhere with the intention of presenting an interdisciplinary study of early medieval socio-cultural developments. A continuation of the preceding books, this volume examines the archeological evidence of the groups who settled Central Europe. It aims to amplify the information recorded during the late Roman Empire about societies, social dynamics and ethnological contexts by examining their material culture. The language of significant objects complements the literature of significant texts. The three parts of the book inform of the historical and archeological evidence- elaborate the socio-cultural conclusions provided by archeology- examine the system of values as reflected in the forms of artistic expression. The study of objects helps clarify the contours of the Germanic populations of pre-Carolingian Central Europe.