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Mapping Medieval Swansea Gareth Dean and Keith Lilley In mapping the landscape of medieval Swansea the project has created a detailed map showing the town as it was in around 1300, shortly before the time of Cragh’s hanging. The means by which this map of medieval Swansea was made draws upon a long history of using maps to reveal the histories of places. It is a technique that involves using historic maps, along with written and archaeological sources, as a basis to reconstruct a town’s medieval layout and urban features. Here we describe what this process of map-making involved, partly by way of explanation of how the project’s digital mapping was derived, but also to offer others the scope of repeating these approaches to undertake similar work elsewhere, for other historic towns and cities. The City Witness map showing Swansea circa 1300 is a wholly new view of the medieval town.

Oxford Art Online Welcome to Oxford Art Online, the access point for subscriptions to Grove® Art Online, the Benezit® Dictionary of Artists, and other Oxford art reference resources. In early 2017, you'll notice some improvements to Oxford Art Online, including a fresh look and feel, improved search capabilities, and even more frequent updates to the content. Contact us with any questions or comments. Gielgud Theatre The Gielgud Theatre is a West End theatre, located on Shaftesbury Avenue in the City of Westminster, London, at the corner of Rupert Street. The house currently has 986 seats on three levels. History[edit] Early years[edit] The theatre opened on 27 December 1906 as the Hicks Theatre in honour of actor, manager and playwright Seymour Hicks, for whom it was built. Designed by W.G.R.

Matthew Paris's Map of Britain By using this site, you agree we can set and use cookies. For more details of these cookies and how to disable them, see our cookie policy. Oxford Music Online New to Grove Music Online Grove Music Online is updated three times a year. The August 2016 update includes: 17 new and 177 updated GMO articles. 250 articles from the second edition of AmeriGrove. 302 articles from the second edition of the Instruments dictionary. Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Translations The main source of TheFreeDictionary's general English dictionary is Houghton Mifflin's premier dictionary, the American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. This authoritative work is the largest of the American Heritage® dictionaries and contains over 200,000 boldface terms and more than 33,000 written examples. The Fifth Edition also incorporates more than 10,000 new words.

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the online resource for visual arts - Collections The VADS image catalogue provides access to the following collections: African and Asian Visual Artists Archiveinfo | images Basic Design Collection: Bretton Hallinfo | images Central Saint Martins:Museum & Study Collectioninfo | images Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Northern Italian Sketchbookinfo | images

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