Illustrations of the History of Great Britain, Vol. 2 of 2: An Historical View of the Manners and Customs, Dresses, Literature, Arts, Commerce, and Go

February 16, 2019|
Illustrations of the History of Great Britain, Vol. 2 of 2: An Historical View of the Manners and Customs, Dresses, Literature, Arts, Commerce, and Go by Richard Thomson
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Excerpt from Illustrations of the History of Great Britain, Vol. 2 of 2: An Historical View of the Manners and Customs, Dresses, Literature, Arts, Commerce, and Government, of Great Britain; From the Time of the Saxons, Down to the Eighteenth Century

Loss of early illustrations of History - l. British and Roman period.-knowledge confined to the Druids -the'u' notions of the Universe, Astronomy, Arith metic, Geometry, Mechanics, Physic and Surge) y the Anguinum Ovum or Serpent's Egg - Druidical Orqwry - Use of Greek letters - Education, and its improvement by the Romans British Sculpture, Painting, Poetry and Music - Useful arts known to the Britons Hunting, Pasturage, Agricul ture and Gardening, Architecture - Art of War, Soldiers, Warbchariots, and manner of fighting Decline of Arts, &c. On the Romans leaving Bri tain - British Letters and Language. 2. Saxon Pe rz'ods. - Barbarity of the time, and first introduc tion of Learning - Bede - Libraries and books Decay of letters, and their revival under jelfred Antiquity of Oxford and Cambridge - Saxon Lan guage and Writing - Saxon Poetry, Music, Paint ing and Sculpture - Architecture - Study of Na tural Philosophy - Astronomy - anglo-saxon Ca leudar - Geography - Arithmetic - Medicine - Art of F ishing - Agriculture - Tradesmen and Mecha. Nics, Smiths, Workers in Gold and Jewels, Glass.

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Title:Illustrations of the History of Great Britain, Vol. 2 of 2: An Historical View of the Manners and Customs, Dresses, Literature, Arts, Commerce, and Go
Format:Paperback
Dimensions:326 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.68 in
Published:February 16, 2019
Publisher:1KG Limited
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781334054556

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