Newgrange: Monument to Immortality (Paperback)
  • Newgrange: Monument to Immortality (Paperback)
zoom

Newgrange: Monument to Immortality (Paperback)

(author)
£22.95
Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 15/10/2012
  • Not available

This product is currently unavailable

Email me when available

Stay one step ahead and let us notify you when this item is next available to order

Many people who visit the ancient and magnificent Newgrange monument in the Boyne Valley are driven by some deep longing to connect with their most distant roots. The giant 5,000-year-old megalithic construction evokes awe and wonderment, and a keen sense of melancholy for the community of people who created and fashioned it from stone and earth in the remote past, a people now lost to time. For the past two centuries, archaeologists, antiquarians, writers and researchers have been probing Newgrange in the hope of revealing something about its purpose, and something about the mysterious people of the New Stone Age who created giant structures using primitive technology. What has become clear from these investigations is that Newgrange is a uniquely special place, and that its construction was carried out not by a grizzly mob of grunting barbarians, but rather by an advanced agrarian community who had developed keen skills in the sciences of astronomy, engineering and architecture. In Newgrange: Monument to Immortality, writer and researcher Anthony Murphy goes deep into the mind and soul of his Neolithic ancestors to attempt to draw forth some answers to these questions. In a deeply moving, poetic and philosophical exploration, he looks beyond the archaeology and the astronomy to reveal a much more profound and sacred vision of the very spirit of the people who were driven to such marvellous and wondrous efforts.

Publisher: The Liffey Press
ISBN: 9781908308245
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 839 g
Dimensions: 240 x 170 x 20 mm

You may also be interested in...

Stonehenge
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Europe Between the Oceans
Added to basket
Newgrange
Added to basket
£18.00
Paperback
The Archaeology of China
Added to basket
£30.99
Paperback
Ancient Ireland
Added to basket
The Neolithic of the Irish Sea
Added to basket
Druids: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
Newgrange
Added to basket
£18.95
Paperback
Northumberland's Hidden History
Added to basket
Newgrange and the Bend of the Boyne
Added to basket
Discover Prehistoric Dartmoor
Added to basket
The Bog People
Added to basket
Prehistoric Wiltshire
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
The Crucible of Creation
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.