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Solving Stonehenge

The Key to an Ancient Enigma

by Anthony Johnson

  • 278 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Thames & Hudson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archaeology by period / region,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Archaeology,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History / Great Britain

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10416939M
    ISBN 100500051550
    ISBN 109780500051559

    Solving Stonehenge: The new key to an ancient enigma by Anthony Johnson, Thames & Hudson, £, ISBN SECRET mathematical knowledge, ancient astronomies and mysterious monuments are an irresistible formula for hooking our interest in the : Nick Saunders.   Editorial Reviews “[Stonehenge—A New Understanding] will prove immensely rewarding to any student of the subject”—Publishers Weekly “Because the author cites dozens of digs and scientific analyses—many of which lead to various interpretations—this is a difficult book to summarize without risking oversimplification/5(6).

    By strictly limiting his analysis to geometry, however, the author does not in any way ‘solve Stonehenge’ so the title is a misnomer. The main reason for this is that before analysing Stonehenge, he looks at the Bush barrow lozenge, found on a buried visitor of at least /5. A leading British prehistorian, Sir Barry Cunliffe, from Oxford University, believes that Anthony Johnson's research is "a major step forward in solving the puzzle of Stonehenge". Details of.

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Solving Stonehenge: The New Key to an Ancient Enigma Hardcover – J by Anthony Johnson (Author)Cited by: The most authoritative, important book on Stonehenge to date.” — Kirkus Reviews, starred “A solid, comprehensive introduction to this important World Heritage Site, showing how an immense archaeological project is conducted from beginning to conclusion.

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From the Publisher: A completely new and convincing solution to the key puzzles of Stonehenge. As Anthony Johnson reveals in this astonishing book, patient detective work and detailed computer analysis of clues hidden within this famous monument can Solving Stonehenge book made to yield remarkable new insights into how the earthwork and stone circle were conceived and laid out.5/5(1).

The Solving Stonehenge book is illustrated with the author’s own elegant and specially researched diagrams and computer-generated reconstructions.

'This is indeed a major step forward in solving the puzzle of Stonehenge, as well as being a very readable and exciting book'. He is also a part time tutor at the University of Oxford. He was first introduced to Stonehenge in the s by Professor Richard Atkinson while studying at University College Cardiff.

Solving Stonehenge - The New Key to an Ancient Enigma by Anthony Johnson. Published by Thames & Hudson - illustrations, 35 in colour, pages. For the real story of Stonehenge readers may like to see ‘Solving Stonehenge’ by Anthony Johnson, published by Thames & Hudson.

The book is described by the American Library Association, the worlds most professional, authoritative and unbiased reviewers as ‘the most attractive, readable, sensible and most comprehensive exploration of Stonehenge available’.

The story of Stonehenge is contained in more than the visible structure. A host of buried details reflect its protracted use and modification, from the simple earth-and-timber structure built shortly alter bc, to the enigmatic 'Y and Z Holes' created well over a thousand years later.

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: Solving Stonehenge: The New Key to an Ancient Enigma () by Johnson, Anthony and a great selection of similar New, Used /5(33). The pages for the book: Solving Stonehenge. The Pages for: Solving Stonehenge. There are clues in the archaeological record which take us on a remarkable journey into the sublime prehistoric dimension.

Much of it concealed within the intrinsic details of the structure of Stonehenge. The monument sits astride the solar corridor, marking the. Solving the Riddle of Stonehenge’s Construction For centuries, historians and archaeologists have puzzled over the many mysteries of Stonehenge, the prehistoric monument that Neolithic builders.

In Anthony Johnson's excellent book Solving Stonehenge he discusses the position of Stone There is no certainty that this stone, which had been leaning for centuries had been put back where the Neolithic surveyors intended it to be, but to have the confidence to assert this needed proof beyond that indicated by the computer model alone.

SOLVING STONEHENGE: The New Key to an Ancient Enigma Anthony Johnson In this astonishing book, the author reveals that the clues to the enigma at Stonehenge lie not in the surrounding landscape, as modern archaeological enquiry would have us believe, but within the stones themselves.

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Solving the Riddle of Stonehenge’s Construction. For centuries, historians and archaeologists have puzzled over the many mysteries of Stonehenge, the prehistoric monument that Neolithic builders. Solving Stonehenge The New Key to an Ancient Enigma. A fascinating, newly published work by Tony Johnson.

Anthony Johnson is an archaeologist specializing. in geophysics, survey and computer applications in archaeology. He is also a part time tutor at the University of Oxford. Solving Stonehenge: the new key to an ancient enigma.

[Anthony Johnson] -- This work presents a new solution to the key puzzles of Stonehenge. As the author reveals in this book, patient detective work and detailed computer analysis of clues hidden within this famous. With over one hundred illustrations and more than two hundred notes cross-referencing to over forty reference works on Stonehenge, the expanded second edition of Stonehenge: solving the Neolithic Universe describes a new interpretation of Stonehenge based the idea that it is an accumulation of knowledge about the cosmos.

"I do agree with you that the basic structure of Stonehenge Pages: Solving stonehenge: the new key to an ancient enigma. Winner Description: Johnson, Anthony; Thames & Hudson, Title of a book, article or other published item (this will display to the public): Solving Stonehenge: the new key to an ancient enigma.

ISBN of the winning item.Even considering the grand and eye-catching title, this is probably the clearest and simplest book on Stonehenge I have read. After several chapters of historical archaeology on the site over about years, Johnson presents a simple and elegant geometric solution showing how Stonehenge was plotted out using nothing more than a piece of rope and a peg.5/5(1).