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By Clare A. Lees, Gillian R. Overing

Medievalists have a lot to achieve from a thoroughgoing contemplation of position. If landscapes are home windows onto human job, they attach us with medieval humans, allowing us to invite questions about their senses of house and position. In a spot to think In Clare Lees and Ggillian Overing brings jointly students of medieval literature, archaeology, heritage, faith, artwork heritage, and environmental reviews to discover the assumption of position in medieval spiritual tradition.

The essays in a spot to think In display locations actual and imagined, old and smooth: Anglo-Saxon Northumbria (home of Whitby and BedeÂ’s monastery of Jarrow), Cistercian monasteries of overdue medieval Britain, pilgrimages of brain and soul in Margery Kempe, the ruins of Coventry Cathedral in 1940, and representations of the sacred panorama in todayÂ’s Pacific Northwest. A power of the gathering is its know-how of the truth that medieval and glossy viewpoints converge in an event of position and body a newly created house the place the literary, the historic, and the cultural are in ongoing negotiation with the geographical, the non-public, and the cloth.

Featuring a distinct array of students, a spot to think In may be of serious curiosity to students throughout medieval fields attracted to the interaction among medieval and sleek rules of position. participants are Kenneth Addison, Sarah Beckwith, Stephanie Hollis, Stacy S. Klein, Fred Orton, Ann Marie Rasmussen, Diane Watt, Kelley M. Wickham-Crowley, Ulrike Wiethaus, and Ian wooden.

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There followed a lengthy period of subaerial denudation, which ended with the northward encroachment of the sea during the late Permian. . At some time subsequent to the Triassic period further uplift occurred and faults which affect the Triassic sediments are usually ascribed to widespread Tertiary earth-movements. It is probable, too, that the present drainage system was initiated as a result of Tertiary uplift. Glacial deposits occur throughout the district; they consist of thick Boulder Clay overlain by heterogeneous sands and gravels, the products respectively of a main glaciation and subsequent retreat.

Land, R. H. Price, D. A. C. Mills, and others, Geology of the Country Around Bewcastle, Institute of Geological Sciences, Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain (London: HMSO, 1970). at the b ewcastle monument r 37 Blocks to the south. The trough was connected to a shelf-neritic sea to the south-west and was fed mainly by sediments brought in [by rivers flowing into it] from the north-east. During Middle Border Group times arenaceous sediments invaded the north-eastern part of the region and occasionally extended into the southern and western parts, where they became interdigitated with finer marine muds.

Price, D. A. C. Mills, and others, Geology of the Country Around Bewcastle, Institute of Geological Sciences, Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain (London: HMSO, 1970). at the b ewcastle monument r 37 Blocks to the south. The trough was connected to a shelf-neritic sea to the south-west and was fed mainly by sediments brought in [by rivers flowing into it] from the north-east. During Middle Border Group times arenaceous sediments invaded the north-eastern part of the region and occasionally extended into the southern and western parts, where they became interdigitated with finer marine muds.

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