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Author Topic: Sum þing oþþe nan þing?  (Read 6974 times)

Linden

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Sum þing oþþe nan þing?
« on: November 09, 2010, 02:03:28 AM »
A possible 'thing' location in Sherwood Forest. Given the alternative 'Hanger Hill' name of/in the locality - quite likely I would think. 


http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/A-bumper-chance-to-explain.6616462.jp
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Re: Sum þing oþþe nan þing?
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2010, 09:29:20 AM »
Thanks for sharing, Linden. Great article.

I found the website of the Friends of Thynghowe: http://www.thynghowe.org.uk/FoT.html

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« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2010, 10:21:56 AM »
I think it's amazing how much interest the finding of a stone can be to the British public while the Italians let their treasures - in this case, the 'House of the Gladiators' of Pompeii - collapse.  >:(

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Re: Sum þing oþþe nan þing?
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2010, 10:42:22 AM »
I think it's amazing how much interest the finding of a stone can be ...................................

I thought that I had found something interesting happening about stones and meeting places in Italy when I found this link ages ago - but nothing seems to be happening.

http://judgementstones.wordpress.com/01/
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Re: Sum þing oþþe nan þing?
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2010, 11:27:52 AM »
Dear Linden,


The Italians couldn't care less about their Roman culture, heritage and arhaeological treasures; how could they care about the remnants of other cultures (Germanic, Celtic etc) on their territory?

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Re: Sum þing oþþe nan þing?
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2010, 11:56:56 AM »
.........The Italians couldn't care less about their Roman culture, heritage and arhaeological treasures; how could they care about the remnants of other cultures (Germanic, Celtic etc) on their territory?

Hi Iohannes

Listening to 'Radio 4' yesterday, I gathered that only St Peter's in Rome and one other site had any funding etc. for preservation/maintenance in spite of the number of tourists that visit all the historical sites in Italy.  It's such a shame.
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Re: Sum þing oþþe nan þing?
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2010, 02:58:19 PM »
Isn't it nice to find something linked to Sherwood Forest less cheesy than Robin-Hood-and-shop?

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« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2010, 02:19:18 PM »
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