Magdalenian


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Magdalenian:

see Paleolithic periodPaleolithic period
or Old Stone Age,
the earliest period of human development and the longest phase of mankind's history. It is approximately coextensive with the Pleistocene geologic epoch, beginning about 2 million years ago and ending in various places between
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1989): "Thoughts on the Transition from the Magdalenian to the Azilian in Cantabria: Evidence from the Cueva de Los Azules, Asturias".
This makes Eliot as extensive--global--in his spatial reach as he was in casting tradition all the way back to Magdalenian cave painting.
is a mind which changes, and that this change is a development which abandons nothing en route, which does not superannuate either Shakespeare, or Homer, or the rock drawing of the Magdalenian draughtsman.
Life in Limbo" and "Stone Age Artists: the Magdalenian Masters" will screen.
Determination of the dietary habits of a Magdalenian woman from Saint-Germain-la-Riviere in southwestern France using stable isotopes.
Though written by a man, Ashton Hilliers's The Master-Girl: A Romance (1910), set among the magnificent physical specimens of the Magdalenian culture of the Upper Palaeolithic, is the most evidently feminist prehistoric fiction of the period.
The guide shows us le sol, the level of the ground in Magdalenian times, and tells us again--in French I just manage to grasp before his train of thought flows on--how we must try to imagine the difficulty, the danger even, as part of the artwork's mastery.
Contexts of Action, Contexts for Power: Material Culture and Gender in the Magdalenian," in Engendering Archaeology.
In fact, we are descendants of the Magdalenian reindeer hunters of the north-western tundra zone, who moved into Britain as the ice receded around 10,000BC.
Three particular constituencies of the Magdalenian cult are described especially well by the author: the Dominicans and Franciscans, who promoted the saint because they saw in her life a sanction of their own vocations to an apostolic life that mixed active ministry with contemplative prayer; late medieval lay penitents, who were drawn to this sinner-turned-saint because, in conquering the sins of the flesh, she had not only won salvation for herself, but provided continuing assistance for ordinary sinners desperate to reach heaven; and, finally, the royal House of Anjou under Charles II, which instituted what Jansen terms a "political piety" centered around a devotion to Mary Magdalen.