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Abury, a temple of the British druids

William Stukeley

Abury, a temple of the British druids

and some others described; wherein is a more particularaccount of the first and patriarchal religion; and of the peopling the British Islands

by William Stukeley

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Published by Printed for the author: and sold by W. Innys, R. Manby, B. Dod, (etc.) in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abury, Eng.,
  • Great Britain -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Plate 38 misnumbered 39.

    StatementBy William Stukeley.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 102, vip. :
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20714236M

    William Stukeley FRS FSA (7 November – 3 March ) was an English antiquarian, physician, and Anglican clergyman. A significant influence on the later development of archaeology, he pioneered the scholarly investigation of the prehistoric monuments of Stonehenge and Avebury in published over twenty books on archaeology and other subjects during his mater: Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. The Celtic Druids; Or, an Attempt to Shew, that the Druids Were the Priests of Oriental Colonies who Emigrated from India Builders of Stonehenge, of Carnac in Asia and Europe.

    First editions of this pair of fascinating works of scholarly conjecture— important early illustrated studies of Druid religious life based upon the ruins of their temples, with frontispiece portrait and 35 engraved plates (one double-page and eight folding) of Stonehenge, and 40 plates (four double-page and three folding) of Avebury. Stonehenge, a temple restor'd to the British druids. Abury, a temple of the British druids. Stonehenge, a temple restor'd to the British druids: Responsibility: William Stukeley ; introduction by Robert D. Richardson, Jr.

    This article re-examines the issue of the number of stones in the outer ring of the southern of these circles. William Stukeley in his book Abury a Temple of the British Druids with Some Others Described published in claimed that there were 30 stones in this ring. Stonehenge. A Temple Restor'd to the British Druids, engraved portrait, 35 plates (9 folding or double-page), ; Abury. A Temple of the British Druids, 39 engraved plates, folding engraved plan (loose), , 2 works in one vol., some spotting and offsetting, bookplate of J.H. Hutton, ownership inscription of G.W. Huntingford (), some ink and pencil manuscript annotations and a type.


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[10], 66, [3]; & [6], vi,vi, first volume with frontispiece and 35. Title: Abury, a temple of the British druids: Publication Type: Book: Year of Publication: Authors: Stukeley W: City: London: Other Citation: Smith and Benger.

Abury, A Temple of the British Druids, With Some Others, Described William Stukeley Folio This was a companion to Stukeley's earlier () volume on Stonehenge.

The two were reprinted as a single volume in 40 numbered engraved plates. His book, Abury, A Temple of the British Druids, was published inthree years after his parallel study on Stonehenge.

Stukeley conducted field research at Avebury and Stonehenge from toproducing detailed drawings of what he discovered. The book also includes a large scale plan of the henge.

This is available via "The Shame" Shame" page. Avebury by Evelyn Francis from William Stukely's Abury: A Temple of the British Druids (). are part of the charm of this book.

Topics. Books Share on Facebook;Author: Guardian Staff. Stonehenge was a temple of this primordial patriarchial religion, built by immigrants from the Near East, possibly Phoenicians.

They became the progenitors of the Celts, founded the Druid religion and built the mysterious standing stones. (Today scholars believe that Stonehenge was constructed by an indigenous, pre-Celtic, pre-Druid culture).

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Abury A Temple of the British Druids by William Stukeley. Finely re-bound original copy of this exceptional work. During the first part of the 18th Century, William Stukeley ( – ) devoted his time to Avebury and so much of what is known about t.

Stonehenge a temple restor'd to the British Druids [ & ] Abury, a Temple of the British Druids, with Some Others Described - wherein is a more particular account of the first and patriarchal religion; and of the peopling of the British Isles (2 volumes in one).

London: Printed for W. Innys and R. Manby. Article by Moss. Charles Lucas was a curate in Avebury for several years in the 18th century, during his time there he wrote a long poem about the stones called The Old Serpentine Temple of the British Druids at Abury, which was published in He was angered at the destruction of the stones by local farmers and also heavily influenced by reading William Stukeley’s book, Abury, A Temple.

William Stukeley was powerless to stop the destruction of so many stones that had once formed the proud Avebury Henge but in his studies at Avebury came to fruition with the publication of his, Abury, A Temple of the British Druids, With Some Others Described.* Stukeley may be forgiven for thinking that there was a connection between.

Stukeley was the first man to study in detail the grand prehistoric sites of the Britain in his three brilliant books. These were Stonehenge: A Temple Restor'd to the British Druids, Abury: A Temple of the British Druids and Itinerarium Curiosum - a tour around the monuments of the UK covering everything from natural wonders to Medieval crosses.

Abury - A Temple of the British Druids by William Stukeley. PLATE Of the Temples of the Druids in Britain, their religious rites, orders, sacrifices, groves, tombs, their cursus’s, places of sports and exercises, &c. particularly an ample and accurate description of that stupendous temple of theirs at Abury in North Wiltshire, the most august work at this day upon the globe of the earth; with many prints of.

Stukeley’s book Abury, a Temple of the British Druids has two distinct aspects: in part, it is seen as a useful, factual account of Avebury and its landscape as it was in the early s. But much of the book is regarded as fanciful indulgence, of little practical value – Stukeley’s ‘interpretation’File Size: KB.

Harvard University Library has made available a digitised copy of William Stukeley’s book, Stonehenge, a temple restor’d to the British d in London in the book includes more than 30 illustrations showing how Stonehenge appeared when Stukeley visited it in the early 18th century, along with his theories concerning the monument’s origins and use.Plate 1: A Druid.

CHAP. I. Of the Situation of Stonehenge in general. That it was a temple of the Druids, of the patriarchal mode, who were a most ancient oriental colony.

In later times, the Belgæ from the continent, conquer’d this country from them. Whence these stones were brought?

Of their nature, magnitude, weight.Abury, a temple of the British druids, and some others described; wherein is a more particular account of the first and patriarchal religion; and of the peopling the British Islands Author: William Stukeley.