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Lewis chessmen and the enigma of the hoard

Neil Stratford

Lewis chessmen and the enigma of the hoard

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Published by British Museum Press in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lewis with Harris Island (Scotland),
  • Scotland,
  • Lewis with Harris Island.
    • Subjects:
    • Chessmen.,
    • Ivories, Romanesque -- Scotland -- Lewis with Harris Island.,
    • Ivories, Scandinavian -- Scotland -- Lewis with Harris Island.,
    • Lewis with Harris Island (Scotland) -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNeil Stratford.
      ContributionsBritish Museum.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK4696 .S73 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL283756M
      ISBN 100714105872
      LC Control Number97186380


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A great hoard of 12th-century chesspi Buy The Lewis Chessmen: And the Enigma of the Hoard 01 by Stratford, Neil (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible  › Society, Politics & Philosophy › Social Sciences › Archaeology.

A great hoard of 12th-century chesspieces was discovered in on the Isle of Lewis in the Lewis chessmen and the enigma of the hoard book Hebrides, in circumstances which have never been fully explained.

Carved from walrus tusks, the Lewis chessmen have been described as "the greatest chessmen of the European Middle Ages" › Books › Humor & Entertainment › Puzzles & Games. COVID Resources.

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It has more information than the British Museum book store. It's written in a scholarly fashion; it includes the varied accounts on their discovery, along with 59 plates, technical observations, extensive footnotes, and an extensive :// Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Lewis Chessmen and the Enigma of the Hoard by Neil Stratford (, Paperback) at the best  › eBay › Books › Nonfiction.

The Lewis chessmen and the enigma of the hoard Neil Stratford British Museum Press, c 大学図書館所蔵 件 / 全 1 件 信州大学 附属図書館 中央図書館 図 St 8:MIZUNO OPAC 該当する所蔵館はありません すべての絞り込み条件を解除 The Lewis chessmen were Lewis chessmen and the enigma of the hoard book hidden on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland, in the early nineteenth century.

Probably made in Norway around ADthey consist of elaborately worked walrus ivory in the forms of seated kings and queens, mitred bishops, knights on their mounts, standing warders and ://   2 Stratford, The Lewis Chessmen and the enigma of Lewis chessmen and the enigma of the hoard book hoard.

3 Robinson, The Lewis Chessmen. CARVING, DECORATIVE ART In his book Ancient Settlements at the Northern Edge of the World, Poul Nörlund describes a bishop’s grave, possibly that of Jón smyrill, bishop of Greenland.

In that burial was found 9/11/ – Inin Edinburgh, Scotland, a collection of chessmen found on the Isle of Lewis was displayed for the first time. These 12th century handcrafted pieces made from walrus tusks and whale teeth have since become iconic examples of our lasting love for :// The Lewis Chessmen: And the Enigma of the Hoard.

by Neil Stratford | 1 Feb out of 5 stars 6. Paperback Isle Of Lewis Chess Set - Stone Resin - Inch King - 4 Queen Edition. Lewis chessmen and the enigma of the hoard book out of 5 stars 2 Quercus The Chessmen - Lewis Trilogy Book 3.

out of 5 stars ://?k=lewis+chessmen&page=2. Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find The Lewis Chessmen: The Enigma of the Hoard () by Stratford, ://   Lewis chessmen er en samling middelalderlige skakbrikker, der blev fundet på Isle of Lewis i Hebriderne (Ydre Hebrider) i De stammer fra fire eller fem sæt skakbrikker og to sæt er komplette.

Skakbrikkerne formodes at være produceret i Norge i tallet, måske af håndværkere i Trondheim.På det tidspunkt hørte Hebriderne under :// The enduring enigma of the ‘lost’ Lewis chessmen Two centuries after the discovery of a buried hoard of ancient chess pieces on the Isle of Lewis, another one has resurfaced The Lewis chessmen were found under mysterious circumstances on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland, in Probably made in Norway around ADthese enchanting chess pieces consist of elaborately worked walrus ivory and whales' teeth in the forms of seated kings and queens, mitred bishops, knights on their mounts, standing warders and ://   Les pièces de Lewis.

These Chessmen set was discovered in on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. They are 93 pieces forming parts of four or five sets, two complete. 82 are in the British Museum in London and 11 are in the National Museums of Scotland in are 8 Kings, 8 Queens, 16 Bishops, 15 Knights, 12 Warders (Rooks) and 19 The Lewis Chessmen: What can examination of the surfaces tell us.

In The Lewis Gaming Hoard in Context – new analyses of their art, purpose and place in history. Ed Caldwell D. and Hall M. T homas, Notes on the Lewis Chessmen. PSAS ivW ebster, R., Ivory Bone and Horn. The Gemmologist W ilson, D The Lewis chessmen Bones of contention.

Her book is a social history that romps through the evolution of chess, walrus hunting in the far north, Viking marauding from the Mediterranean to the   Die Lewis-Schachfiguren (engl.

Lewis Chessmen) sind ein Satz von insgesamt 78 Schachfiguren, die auf der schottischen Isle of Lewis, der größten Insel der Äußeren Hebriden, entdeckt wurden vermutlich in Norwegen hergestellt und gelten als die besterhaltenen mittelalterlichen Spielsteine.

Außerdem sind sie ein hervorragendes Zeugnis romanischer The hoard found on the Isle of Lewis included 78 chess pieces, 14 plain discs that could have been used for another tabletop game and one buckle that might have been from a bag that once contained   De Lewis-Schachfiguren (engl.

Lewis Chessmen) sünd en Satz van tosommen 78 Schachfiguren, de up de scottsch Eiland Isle of Lewis, de gröttste Eiland van de Buter Hebriden, opdeckt sünd wohrschienlich in Norwegen herstellt wurrn un gellt as de Speelsteenen ut dat Middeloller, de am besten erhollen se kaamt  Opdecken un Utstellen van de Schachfiguren  Enkeld Nahwies   The Lewis Chessmen, or Uig Chessmen, are 78 12th-century chess pieces, most of which are carved in walrus hoard was discovered in on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland.

They may be some of the few complete, surviving medieval chess sets. They are owned and exhibited by the British Museum in London, which has 67 of the original pieces, and the Museum of The enigma of the Lewis chessmen – Inin Edinburgh, Scotland, a collection of chessmen found on the Isle of Lewis was displayed for the first time.

These 12th century handcrafted pieces made from walrus tusks and whale teeth have since become iconic examples of   The Lewis Chessmen, among the most important game pieces ever carved, is a valued collection held in the British Museum.

The pieces are called Uig because of where they were found: buried under 15 feet of sand at the head of Uig Bay on the Isle of Lewis in Scotland. Discovered inthe hoard contains 93 ://   David H. Caldwell, Mark A.

Hall, Caroline M. Wilkinson: The Lewis Chessmen Unmasked. The National Museum of Scotland, EdinburghISBN James Robinson: The Lewis Chessmen. British Museum Press, LondonISBN Neil Stratford: The Lewis Chessmen and the Enigma of the schaakstukken  Oorsprong  Ontdekking en tentoonstelling  Trivia   Lewisbrikkene er en gruppe sjakkbrikker som ble funnet på Lewis i Hebridene i første halvdelen av tallet.

Til sammen utgjør de deler av fire eller fem sett, ett er komplett. Forskere mener at brikkene er laget i Norge, kanskje av en håndverker i Trondheim, en gang på tallet.

Nesten alle brikkene er skåret ut av hvalrosstann Funnet av brikkene  Lewisbrikkene i populærkulturen  Bildegalleri  Litteratur   The Lewis Chessmen. Londres: The British Museum Press, SHENK, David.

SHENK, David. O jogo imortal: o que o xadrez nos revela sobre a guerra, a arte, a ciência e o cérebro humano. Rio de Janeiro: Jorge Zahar Editor, ISBN ; STRATFORD, N.

The Lewis chessmen and the enigma of the hoard. Londres: The British Museum   The Lewis Chessmen by Neil Stratford,available at Book Depository with free delivery ://   Lewis chessmen Book series Series Johnny Dixon series Appearances & References Appearance The Chessmen of Doom Referenced in The Face in the Frost The Lewis chessmen (or Uig chessmen, named after the bay where they were found) are a group of distinctive 12th-century chess pieces, along with other gaming pieces, most of which are carved from walrus ivory.

Contents[show] The eleven chess pieces on display in the Museum of Scotland were part of a large hoard buried on Lewis. The hoard contained 93 gaming pieces in total, including from at least four chess sets as well as from other games.

The chess pieces were probably made in the late 12th or early 13th century in Norway. The chess pieces in :// /stories/scottish-history-and-archaeology/lewis-chess-pieces.

N. Stratford, The Lewis chessmen and the enigma of the hoard (The British Museum Press, ) Michael Taylor, The Lewis Chessmen (British Museum Publications Limited) マージョリー・ケイギル (Caygill,Marjorie L.) 『大英博物館の至宝』 田辺勝美・篠塚千恵子監訳、ほるぷ総連合・ほるぷ教育開発研究所、年   ^ Lilleøren, Morten, The Lewis Chessmen on a Fantasy Iceland (ChessBase News, 2 December ) ^ (Robinsonpp.

5, 36, 54–55) ^ 93 per BM now ^ Robinson, p. ^ Robinson, pp. 28– ^ a b Robinson, pp. 37– ^ N. Stratford, The Lewis chessmen and the enigma of the hoard (The British Museum Press, ), p. The Lewis Chessmen and the enigma of the hoard. [3] Robinson, The Lewis Chessmen. [4] Magnússon, “Viðtal.

” [5] Ibid. [6] Sveinsson, Páls saga biskups. [7] Fiske, Chess in Iceland. [8] Nörlund, Fornar byggðir á hjara heims. [9] Guðmundsson. The Lewis Chessmen and the enigma of the hoard. [3] Robinson, The Lewis Chessmen. [4] Magnússon, “Viðtal. ” [5] Ibid. [6] Sveinsson, Páls saga biskups.

[7] Fiske, Chess in Iceland. [8] Nörlund, Fornar byggðir á hjara heims. [9] Guðmundsson. /the-lewis-chessmen. Experts all agree that the Lewis Chessmen are medieval and of Scandinavian origin. This exhibition book looks at the discovery of the hoard, and the traditions that have grown up around it.

It also includes recent research by the authors focusing on how, where and when the Chessmen were made, and who might have owned them - and lost- The Lewis Chessmen are simply amazing. New book captures their spirit while presenting us with a very detailed look of the material they were made of and how they were produced.

The Lewis Chessmen belong to a group of archaeological objects, which nearly everyone knows and can identify by sight. 78 pieces in all, they were miraculously found in Experts all agree that the Lewis Chessmen are medieval and of Scandinavian origin. This exhibition book looks at the discovery of the hoard, and the traditions that have grown up around it.

It also includes recent research by the authors focusing on how, where and when the Chessmen were made, and who might have owned them - and lost- them.