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by Ann Cole,Margaret Gelling

The Landscape of Place-names epub ebook

Author: Ann Cole,Margaret Gelling
Category: Europe
Language: English
Publisher: Shaun Tyas (May 1, 2000)
Pages: 416 pages
ISBN: 1900289261
ISBN13: 978-1900289269
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 853
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The Landscape of Place-Names. by Margaret Gelling and Ann Cole. Many place-names derive from prominent features of the local landscape

The Landscape of Place-Names. Many place-names derive from prominent features of the local landscape. We can thus discover much about olden-day words for hills, lakes, and forests by studying the names of present-day villages and towns. In this book, Margaret Gelling and Ann Cole present a wealth of information on the role of the landscape in creating names for places, and what place-names can tell us about topographical words.

The Landscape of Place-names Hardcover – 1 May 2000. The best book on Britain's rich and varied use of names for places with their origins and culture. by. Margaret Gelling (Author). Margaret Gelling (Author), Ann Cole (Author). A must for everyone interested in travel and history of places.

Margaret Gelling, Ann Cole Verdict: A great book for anyone curious about the English landscape and how it was perceived by those who settled i. .

Margaret Gelling, Ann Cole. Another assigned reading for my English Place-Names course, The Landscape of Place-Names proved to be an incredibly fascinating look at the land of England as seen by Anglo-Saxon eyes. Verdict: A great book for anyone curious about the English landscape and how it was perceived by those who settled i.

Margaret Joy Gelling, OBE FBA FSA (née Midgley; 29 November 1924 – 24 April 2009) was an English toponymist, known for her extensive studies of English place-names. She served as President of the English Place-Name Society from 1986 to 1998, and Vice-President of the International Council of Onomastic Sciences from 1993 to 1999, as well as being a Fellow of St Hilda's College, Oxford, and member of both the Society of Antiquaries of London and the British Academy. Bibliographic information. The Landscape of Place-names. Margaret Gelling, Ann Cole.

The landscape of modern England still bears the imprint of its Anglo-Saxon past. Villages and towns, fields, woods and forests, parishes and shires, all shed light on the enduring impact of the Anglo-Saxons.

The Landscape of Place-Names is a reference to settlement names of the type which define a settlement by.

The Landscape of Place-Names is a reference to settlement names of the type which define a settlement by reference to a landscape feature, as found in Britain south of the Forth–Clyde line. Gelling established the relationship between Anglo-Saxon names and the landscape; for example the Anglo-Saxons had about forty words that can describe hills, but these are mostly regarded as synonyms in modern English

7 M. Gelling, Place-Names in the Landscape (London: Dent, 1984); M. Gelling and A. Cole, The Landscape of.Place-names and landscape terminology 163 place-names)

7 M. Cole, The Landscape of Place-Names (Stamford: Shaun Tyas, 2000; reprinted with corrections, 2003). Place-names and landscape terminology 163 place-names).

Author:Gelling, Margaret. Each month we recycle over . million books, saving over 12,500 tonnes of books a year from going straight into landfill sites. All of our paper waste is recycled and turned into corrugated cardboard. Read full description. Place-names in the Landscape by Margaret Gelling (Paperback, 1993). Pre-owned: lowest price.

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