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Lake dwellings of Switzerland and other parts of Europe

Ferdinand Keller

Lake dwellings of Switzerland and other parts of Europe

by Ferdinand Keller

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Published by Longmans, Green in London .
Written in English


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Includes index.

StatementFerdinand Keller ; translated and arranged by John Edward Lee.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v ;
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Open LibraryOL19424934M

Modern / Europe Early by Wolf B. John John B. Modern by / Wolf Early Europe: $ Your bike tour around Lake Constance will lead through the countries of Austria, Germany, and Switzerland on the Lake Constance Cycle Route, one of Europe's most desirable cycling paths.. You begin to bike in Constance, Germany, pedal over the border, into Switzerland, through towns and countryside, and then, to the Austrian town of Bregenz.

Many of our clients have asked for an upscale lodging option around Lake Constance. We're pleased to introduce Lake Constance Bicycle Path: Upscale Lodging, which stays in the top hotels in each overnight stop along the way, primarily 4- and 5-star hotels in town centers. Bicycle touring around Lake Constance is a very special experience. Tene civilisation, the practice of erecting dwellings over the surfaces of lakes was followed in various parts of Europe. The lake-dwellings of Switzerland are among the most im portant of the remains of the Stone and the Bronze Ages in our Continent. Herodotus knew of the custom, and de scribes it in book v, chap of his History. The lake.

  KELLER, kĕl'lẽr, Ferdinand (). A Swiss archæologist, born at Marthalen. He studied theology and natural sciences at Zurich, Lausanne, and Paris. In he was made an instructor at Zurich, and secretary of the Society for Natural Research, and in this capacity he published various works on naked rock soil and vent-holes. Prehistoric pile dwellings around Lake Zurich comprises 11 – or 10% of all European pile dwelling sites – of a total of 56 prehistoric pile dwellings around the Alps in Switzerland, that are located around Lake Zurich in the cantons of Schwyz, St. Gallen and ption: (35th Session).


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Lake dwellings of Switzerland and other parts of Europe by Ferdinand Keller Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Lake Dwellings Of Switzerland And Other Parts Of Europe - PREFACE - WHEN about to visit Switzerland the summer before last, I was naturally desirous of obtaining information as to the antiquities discovered of late years in what have been rightly designated, by a well-known antiquarian friend, as the wonderful Pfddbauten Habitations lacustres, or lake by: The Lake Dwellings of Switzerland and Other Parts of Europe Kindle Edition by Keller (Author), Ferdinand (Author) Format: Kindle Edition.

See all 28 formats and editions Hide Author: Keller, Ferdinand. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Keller, Ferdinand, Lake dwellings of Switzerland and other parts of Europe. London, Longmans, Green, and Co., The Lake Dwellings of Switzerland and Other Parts of Europe Item Preview The Lake Dwellings of Switzerland and Other Parts of Europe by Ferdinand Keller.

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The object of the following pages is to lay before English antiquaries a summary of what has hitherto been discovered respecting the lake dwellings of Switzerland, and the neighbour ing countries, together with a glance at the corresponding settlements in other parts of Europe.

The Lake Dwellings of Switzerland and Other Parts of Europe - A Review. A rare original article from the Geological Magazine, by Dr. Ferdinand Keller. Geological Magazine, London, First Edition. Disbound. Very Good. 2 pages, 1 plate. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy.

Size: Octavo standard book size. Cite this Record. Lake Dwellings of Switzerland and Other Parts of Europe. Keller.

London: Unknown. (tDAR id: ). Full text of "The Lake-dwellings of Switzerland" See other formats Google This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online.

Keller published a series of papers on Swiss lake-dwellings, which were gathered together and translated into English in as a book, The lake dwellings of Switzerland and other parts of Europe. We do not have the journals containing his papers or his book in our collections.

Key facts. Lake dwellers inhabited Switzerland from to BC. The first discovery in Europe of a prehistoric lake village was made in Lake Zurich in Author: Armando Mombelli.

The Lake Dwellings Of Switzerland And Other Parts Of Europe - PREFACE - WHEN about to visit Switzerland the summer before last, I was naturally desirous of obtaining information as to the antiquities discovered of late years in what have been rightly designated, by a well-known antiquarian friend, as the wonderful Pfddbauten Habitations lacustres, or lake dwellings.

Some very excellent notices. Lake Dwellings, German Pfahlbauten: “pile structures,” remains of prehistoric settlements within what are today the margins of lakes in southern Germany, Switzerland, France, and ing to the theory advanced by the Swiss archaeologist Ferdinand Keller in the midth century, the dwellings were built on platforms supported by piles above the surface of the water, and all appear.

Ferdinand Keller (Decem – J ) was a Swiss is mainly known for his investigations of Swiss lake dwellings in –54, and work on the remains of the La Tène is the founder of the Antiquarische Gesellschaft in Zürich (Antiquarian Society in Zurich).Fields: Archaeology.

Prehistoric pile dwellings around the Alps are a series of prehistoric pile dwelling (or stilt house) settlements in and around the Alps built from about to B.C.

on the edges of lakes, rivers or wetlands. Insites located variously in Switzerland (56), Italy (19), Germany (18), France (11), Austria (5), and Slovenia (2) were added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site es: locations in Austria, France, Germany. Pile Dwellings — Bronze Age Foothills of the Alps in Switzerland, Germany, Austria, France and Italy Provide a look at the lives of early farmers in Central and Western Europe.

Neolithic farmers settled on lake shores Low lake levels in the Zurich region exposed cultural layers in the lake bottoms. Lake Dwellings, a class of prehistoric habitations existing in some form in various parts of the world, but found in greatest perfection and most thoroughly explored in Scotland and Ireland they are called cran-noges.

They are of two kinds, fascine dwellings and pile dwellings. The former were built on a foundation of reeds or tree steins, woven together in horizontal layers.

Ruoff, Ulrich, "Lake-Dwelling Studies In Switzerland Since 'Meilen ,' Living On The Lake In Prehistoric Europe, Years Of Lake-Dwelling Research, pp. Schibler, Jorg, "Bones As A Key For Reconstructing The Environment, Nutrition And Economy Of The Lake-Dwelling Societies," Living On The Lake In Prehistoric Europe,   The prehistoric lake dwellings of the alpine region, including Switzerland, provide a unique glimpse of life in the earliest agricultural settlements from 5, to : Armando Mombelli.

Switzerland had then, probably, as thick a population as most parts of Europe, and at the earliest stage of the lake-dwellings that population was almost as advanced in culture as were the forefathers of the Grecian and Roman civilisations. But later it was not so.

Knowledge of Neolithic times is derived principally from four sources, Tumuli or ancient burial-mounds, the Lake-dwellings of Switzerland, the Kitchenmiddens of Denmark and the Bone-Caves.

0 Of the laws of the Alamanni, who dwelt between the Rhine and the Lech, and spread over Alsace and what is now Switzerland to the south of Lake Constance. The Lake Dwellings of Switzerland and other Parts of Europe By Dr.

Ferdinand Keller The Lake Dwellings of Switzerland and other Parts of Europe By Dr. Ferdinand Keller. Translated and arranged by John Edward Lee, FSA, FGS London: Longmans. Download the complete book.

Q: What Was J.R.R. Tolkien’s Inspiration for Lake-town in The Hobbit? ANSWER: Many readers have compared Tolkien’s Lake-town to Venice, especially pointing out the similarity between the Masters of Lake-town — who were elected to their positions “from among the old and the wise” — and the Doges of Venice, who were elected to their offices for life from among the leading merchant.Page - The Lake Dwellings of Switzerland and other Parts of Europe.

By Dr. F. KELLER, President of the Antiquarian Association of Zurich. Translated and arranged by .