From Wood to Stone: Church Building in the County of Kalmar

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Abstract

Discusses the "petrification" of the church landscape, that is to say the transition from wooden churches to churches built in stone. Chronological and architectural differences between the Medieval churches in the county are characterized and presented in maps. Earlier research traditions are critically reviewed, and the differences related to other sources reflecting the local context of the churches.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEuropeans or Not?
Subtitle of host publicationLocal Level Strategies on the Baltic Rim 1100-1400 AD. transactions of the local level-symposium of the Culture Clash or Compromise (CCC) project held in Kalmar May 7-10 1998
EditorsNils Blomkvist, Sven-Olof Lindquist
Place of PublicationVisby
PublisherCentre for Baltic Studies, Gotland University College
Pages91-114
Volume1
ISBN (Print)91-973653-0-0
Publication statusPublished - 1999

Publication series

NameReports
PublisherGotland University College
Volume1
ISSN (Print)1404-0573
NameCCC papers
Volume1
ISSN (Print)1404-2665

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Archaeology

Keywords

  • church building

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