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3D Laser Scanning

Digital Techniques for Documenting and Preserving Cultural Heritage

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...The COSCH Case Studies that have employed this technology: Roman coins, Germolles, Kantharos, Bremen Cog, White Bastion, Romanian cultural heritage Definition Traditional surveying uses point measurements of distance and angles. 3D laser...

An Interdisciplinary Discussion of the Terminologies Used in Cultural Heritage Research

Digital Techniques for Documenting and Preserving Cultural Heritage

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...Accuracy, artefact, feature, precision, reconstruction, resolution, texture, uncertainty are words central to many discussions of the documentation of cultural heritage. This terminology, whilst broadly understood across the disciplines...

Family and Domesticity

A Cultural History of Food in the Medieval Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The House Within A House To cook together is to be a family. In the medieval village of Montaillou, in the Pyrenees, the kitchen was called a house (chas); that is,...

Introduction

A. Asa Eger

A. Asa Eger is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. He holds a PhD in Islamic Archaeology from the University of Chicago. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Islamic–Byzantine Frontier : Interaction and Exchange Among Muslim and Christian Communities

I.B.Tauris, 2015

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...Standing on a high point in the Cilician Gates north of ṣarsūs, surveying his former lands stretched out before him, the Byzantine Emperor Heraklios allegedly uttered his most famous lament, a farewell: ‘Peace unto thee, O Syria, and what...

A 4D Virtual Presentation of the White Bastion Fortress in Sarajevo

Digital Techniques for Documenting and Preserving Cultural Heritage

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...The fortress known as Bijela tabija, or the White Bastion is one of the most impressive and important historical sites in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is located on the southeast outskirts of the city and offers a view over the city...
...The activities of COSCH community and the disciplines it represents were as diverse as they could possibly be in research into cultural heritage. To achieve common goals it was of utmost importance to have a common understanding...

Environment and Early Settlement

Pete Christensen

Peter Christensen is Lecturer at the Institute of History, University of Copenhagen and at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad, Copenhagen. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Decline of Iranshahr : Irrigation and Environment in the Middle East, 500 bc–ad 1500

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...On the eastern fringe of the Iranian Plateau, far from the imperial centers in Mesopotamia, lies the land of Sistan. In terms of geomorphology it consists of an inland drainage basin, closely resembling the arid kavirs farther west. Yet...

The Climax of Irrigation: Mesopotamia under Sassanian Rule

Pete Christensen

Peter Christensen is Lecturer at the Institute of History, University of Copenhagen and at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad, Copenhagen. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Decline of Iranshahr : Irrigation and Environment in the Middle East, 500 bc–ad 1500

I.B.Tauris, 2016

Book chapter

...On the basis of the archaeological surveys Robert Adams concludes that the expansion of settlement and cultivation that had begun in Neo-Babylonian times reached its high point under Sassanian rule, i.e. from the 3rd to 7th centuries.Adams...

Early Settlement Patterns

Pete Christensen

Peter Christensen is Lecturer at the Institute of History, University of Copenhagen and at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad, Copenhagen. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Steve Sampson

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The Decline of Iranshahr : Irrigation and Environment in the Middle East, 500 bc–ad 1500

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...Briefly put, the archaeological material shows that settled agriculture began to expand on the Plateau from the 6th millennium B.C., i.e. roughly at the same time as the colonization of the Mesopotamian floodplain began.Meder (1979: 23ff...

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Val Dufeu

Val Dufeu, doctor of medieval and environmental history, is a consultant in geoarchaeology, study of soils, and historical research. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fish Trade in Medieval North Atlantic Societies : An Interdisciplinary Approach to Human Ecodynamics

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

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...This research started years ago, while I was a history undergraduate student. History and especially medieval history has always been part of my life but it took me years to start seriously studying it at university. While in my third year...