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Ireland’s Pre-Celtic Archaeological and Anthropological Heritage by
Tok Freeland Thompson. This scholarly book published in 2006 challenges current trends in thinking about Ireland and Celticity. The author draws on a wide range of disciplinary outlooks including Archaeology, Folklore, Linguistics, History and Genetics. Reviews and Contents.

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Irish Symbols of 3500 BC by N. L. Thomas

Irish Symbols of 3500 BC by N. L. Thomas. The inscriptions on the megalithic stones at Newgrange, Knowth, Fourknocks and Loughcrew are investigated by the engineer Dr. Neil L. Thomas. He presents the stones as calendars for a 16 month year with 22 or 23 days per month and 8 annual solar and seasonal events.

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Landscapes of Neolithic Ireland by Gabriel Cooney. The author integrates the study of landscape, settlement, agriculture, material culture and burial practice to offer a picture of the complexities and the realities of Neolithic lives and societies in Ireland.

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Landscapes of Neolithic Ireland by Gabriel Cooney



The Measure of the Cosmos The Measure of the Cosmos by Pétur Halldórsson.

Research into the Sagas told in 13th century Icelandic skin manuscripts has revealed a pre-historic Image of Creation marked in the land by Iceland’s 9th century settlers with exquisite geometric and mathematical precision. Pre-historic Man similarly marked in the land in Ireland, France, Denmark, Britain, Italy and Greece.  More ...



Astronomy in Prehistoric Britain and Ireland by Clive Ruggles. Do prehistoric stone monuments in Britain and Ireland incorporate deliberate astronomical alignments, and if so, what is their purpose and meaning? This book provides an account of megalithic astronomy debates and examines prehistoric man's concern with celestial bodies and events.

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Astronomy in Prehistoric Britain and Ireland by Clive Ruggles.


     


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A Little History of Astro-Archaeology by John Michell.

A Little History of Astro-Archaeology by John Michell. This updated edition was first published in 1989 and reprinted in May 2001. The study of astro-archaeology (the astronomy of ancient sites) has now expanded worldwide, bringing new revelations about the mystical sciences of antiquity. This "little history" summarizes the issues involved in astro-archaeology, and illustrates its principal sites including Newgrange and Stonehenge.

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Atlas of the Irish Rural Landscape. The Irish Landscape from Historical and Geographical points of view, illustrated with maps and photographs.

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Atlas of the Irish Rural Landscape.



Sacred Stones

Sacred Stones by Gene Kangas, Art Professor Emeritus.

Sacred Stones features an array of ancient stone carvings located in prehistoric sites as well as personalized sculpted stones found in more recent cemeteries. Monuments highlighted in the book are stone sculptures that are unique, expressive and timeless.  More...


Atlantis from a Geographer's Perspective by Ulf Erlingsson. The author puts forward the case that Plato based the geographic description of Atlantis on Ireland. Ancient Irish places such as Newgrange and Tara feature in the mapping of the Fairy Land.  More ...

Atlantis from a Geographer's Perspective

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