ISSUE 381 (Vol. XXXII, No. 9) ❙ December 2021
18 IONA IN THE VIKING AGE
Laying a ‘zombie narrative’ to rest Iona’s medieval monastery was destroyed by marauding Vikings… or was it? Archaeological and historical evidence suggests that the religious community li ed on, and flourished, long a ter the raids. 26 LIVING LIKE COMMON PEOPLE
Uncovering medieval peasant perceptions of landscape Place-names, the orientation o buildings, and e en modern experiments with sound can tell us a lot about how medieval peasants experienced the areas in which they lived and worked, and their sense o identity. 34 CITiZAN’S CLIMATE EMERGENCY
Protecting the future by understanding the past How can studying the past help combat the climate crisis? A community-based project on Mersea Island in sse has yielded ascinating insights into coastal erosion. 40 PICTURING THE PAST IN WALES
The evolution of archaeological illustration To celebrate 1 years since the ounding o the Cambrian Archaeological Association and its journal
Archaeologia Cambrensis, we ta e a loo at the history o archaeological i ages, ro woodcuts to ector graphics. 50 FROM AUROCHSEN TO ABBEY TILES
Uncovering Mesolithic and medieval finds at Blick Mead CA visited Blick Mead, near Stonehenge, or an update on the excavations at this illu inating esolithic site. The pro ect s prehistoric finds continue to proli erate, but the tea had also ade an e citing edie al disco ery.