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New: Article on the Medieval minsters of Beverley, Rippon and York, submitted by Stuart Sharp.

We now have an RSS feed so you can stay up to date with the latest news here.

We've added lots more images. Check out the new photos on our Roman history site, such as Hadrian's Wall. Great new photos of Stonehenge and Avebury are on megalithic sites


Our castles pictures and notes have been updated with Farleigh Hungerford Castle. A full list of the historical galleries we have on line is also available now.

Technology and Society - Greek and Egyptian Cities

Further Reading

"Architecture, Technology and Urbanism in Ancient Egypt", [10 Sep 1996, consulted 02 Jun 2004].

Chant, C (ed) (1999) The Pre-industrial Cities and Technology Reader, London, Routledge, in association with The Open University.

Chant, C. and Goodman, D. (eds) (1999) Pre-industrial Cities and Technology, London, Routledge, in association with The Open University.

"Historical Development of the Valley of the Kings in the New Kingdom", [18 Dec 2002, consulted 02 Jun 2004].

Lepore, Mike, "History of Science and Technology: Timeline", [2001, consulted 28 Mar 2004].

Meyer, Carol, "Bir Umm Fawakhir: Insights into Ancient Egyptian Mining", [Mar 1997, consulted 02 Jun 2004].

"Tomb Builders and Dayr al Madinah", [19 Dec 2002, consulted 02 Jun 2004].

"Tomb Digging and Cutting Techniques", [23 Aug 2002, consulted 02 Jun 2004].

Tyldesley, Dr Joyce, "The Private Lives of the Pyramid-builders", [20 Sep 2002, consulted on 01 Jun 2004].

Weeks, Dr Kent, "The Valley of the Kings", [2002, consulted on 01 Jun 2004].



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