[Reading Cliff Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe] Epub ↠ Sabine Baring-Gould
Ey re suffering because they re poor evil or too stupid to help themselves have gotten a lot of people illed in this worldI ll just leave that there This book contains anything you could ever want to now about natural and man made caves monasteries castles etc and the people and stories surrounding those places From ancient history to modern times early 1900 s this book covers it all in great detail and with wonderful organization Well worth the read Get it free online at gutenbergorg This book was written in 1911 At the time many people still lived in ancient cave dwellings throughout Europe Castles
Were Built Entirely Inside Of Caves Onbuilt Entirely Inside Of Caves On inside of caves on Robbers hid in secret cave forts The desperately poor took shelter in caves and made them homes monasteries and temples of forbidden religions were dug into the stone People would find their well water going bad go down to explore and find the way into vast underground catacombs Hermits built homes in remote mountains Refugees hiding from raiders camped in dug out caves beneath their homes The cave plans in the book are indistinguishable from those found in DD modules and the illustrations look like scenes from Skyrim Certainly some of this influenced the invention of Hobbiton eg Kinver Edge in Staffordshire and Moria The attitude of the author towards the lower class. Thickness of over one thousand feet Then the earth beneath heaved and tossed in sleep cast off its white featherbed projected it on high to become the chalk formation that occupies so distinct and extended a position in the geological structure of the globe The chalk may be traced from the North of Ireland to position in the geological structure of the globe The chalk may be traced from the North of Ireland to Crimea a distance of about 11140 geographical miles and in an opposite direction from the South of Swede.
review ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ☆ Sabine Baring-GouldSome of the descriptions depicted in this book written in the early 1900s were a bit OOT where I considered it of a reference guide but I enjoyed it nevertheless I was surprised by the elaboration but it only immersed my visual I believe As with a few other books with indigenous people the impoverished or particularly the Gypsies the authors usually maintain this condescending tone that carries over even when they re championing them it calculates it as or less like a sermon on the default immoral evil of the poor or
Unbaptized I Find ThatI find that as or less like a sermon on the default immoral evil of the poor or unbaptized I find that deeply especially where I imagine compassion was lacking if say the Gypsies had been opposed to baptism Another author such as Charles Godfrey Leland s Gypsy Sorcery and Fortune Telling immediate censure that Gypsies were ultimately Godless heathens and with great conviction discerned that they were indeed without a doubt Satanic truly gave me a chuckle or two His sympathy seemed designed around pity instead of compassion and righteously rectifying the Satanic pulse of the Gypsy culture by mingling in their world as a man ahead of his time
up on things was sort of a silent contempt all to its own But Ion things was sort of a silent contempt all to its own But I historical documents and reference at face value without prejudice or bias ism for the timeline era and mindset of the people but I need to fix these people because th. In a vastly remote past and for a vastly extended period the mighty deep rolled over the surface of a world inform and void depositing a sediment of its used up living tenants the microscopic cases of foraminiferae sponges sea urchins husks and the cast limbs of crustaceans The descending shells of the diatoms like a subaueous snow gradually buried the larger dejections This went on till the sediment had attained Es who made their home in the caves is appalling to the point of being funny For example describing the Tinkers who worked as itinerant tinsmiths when not in their cave homes he mentions one attractive young man and young woman and assumes that being highly evolved than their relatives they will probably manage to get a job and escape the culture of poverty He points out to one poor Irish woman that
the workhouses are really uite comfortable these days and she shouts at himworkhouses are really uite comfortable these days and she shouts at him uite comfortable these days and she shouts at him if she can manage to find one crust of bread a day she ll never go there So yeah pretty culturally insensitiveThere s a lot of discussion of the caves in Nottingham in particular which have always fascinated me Even during Napoleon s time young men who would otherwise be drafted would disappear into caves in the forests Several cave castles built by the English army in France are wonderfully depicted as well It s a fascinating read but bittersweet since so much of this had recently been destroyed or was about to be destroyed to make way for railroads and so forth So far a fascinating book I thought that cave dwelling would be an antiuarian notion even at the time the book was written however the entire thing is practically focused on encounters with people who were then living in cave dwellings and in fairly remarkable cave dwellings at that. N to Bordeaux a distance of 840 geographical miles It extends as a broad belt across France like the sash of a Republican mayor You may travel from Calais to Vendome to Tours Poitiers Angouleme to the Gironde and you are on chalk the whole way It stretches through Central Europe and is seen in North Africa From the Crimea it reaches into Syria and may be traced as far as the shores of the sea of Aral in Central Asia.