Volume 8

Archaeologia Baltica, Vol. 8Weapons, Weaponry and Man: In Memoriam Vytautas Kazakevičius
(Archaeologia Baltica, Vol. 8)

Edited by Audronė BLIUJIENĖ

Klaipėda: Klaipėda University Press, 2007. – 394 [+10] p.

ISSN 1392-5520


Preface
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List of contributors
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Algirdas Girininkas
Vytautas Kazakevičius – the Prominent Lithuanian Archaeologist
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Vykintas Vaitkevičius
Publications by Vytautas Kazakevičius (1951–2005). Monographs, Scientific Articles, Publications Edited by V. Kazakevičius, Reviews and Varia
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I. STEPPING FROM THE MALE TO THE WARRIOR IDENTITY

Jakob Westermann
Male Identity in Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age Europe, 2800–2300 BC
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Andrejs Vasks
Weapons and Warfare during the Bronze Age in the Area of Present-Day Latvia
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Agnė Čivilytė
Is a Warrior without a Weapon not a Warrior? Some Ideas about Bronze Age Warfare in the Eastern Baltic Region
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II. BARBARIAN WARRIORS FROM THE BALTIC TO THE DANUBE

Katarzyna Czarnecka
“Brothers-in-arms”? Graves from the Pre-Roman Period Furnished with a Double Set of Weaponry
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Hans-Ulrich Voß
From the Baltic to the Danube: Early Roman Iron Age Warriors from Hagenow, Mecklenburg, and their Relations with the Barbarian and Roman World
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Jan Bemmann
Weaponry and Weapon Burial Practice in Central Germany in the Late Roman Iron Age and Migration Period
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Wojciech Nowakowski
Aestiorum Gladii. Swords in the West Balt Circle in the Roman Period
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Audronė Bliujienė and Donatas Butkus
Armed Men and their Riding Horses as a Reflection of Warriors Hierarchy in Western Lithuania during the Roman Iron Age
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Bartosz Kontny
Foreign Influences on the Weaponry of the Bogaczewo and Sudovian Cultures. The Case of Shafted Weapon
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III. BOG FINDS AND THE PREHISTORIC LANDSCAPE

Claus von Carnap-Bornheim and Suzana Matešić
The Thorsberg Bog Find: Some Remarks on Roman-Germanic Relationships Regarding Early Third Century Militaria
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Andreas Rau
Remarks on Finds of Wooden Quivers from Nydam Mose, Southern Jutland, Denmark
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Vykintas Vaitkevičius
Interpreting Taurapilis Prehistoric Site: a Landscape Revealing the Power?
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IV. WARRIORS AND ARMAMENTS FROM THE VISTULA TO THE DAUGUVA

Bartosz Kontny and Magdalena Natuniewicz-Sekuła
A Wielbark Culture Piece of Weaponry? Remarks Concerning the Astonishing Find at the Cemetery at Krosno (Crossen)
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Ludwika Sawicka
The Roman Period Single-Edged Sword from the Szurpły Settlement (Suwałki Region, Poland)
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Bartosz Kontny
Is there Reliable Archival Data? The Problem of Interpretation of an Unusual Specimen from Gurjevsk (formerly Trausitten) on the Sambian Peninsula
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Rasa Banytė-Rowell
A Roman Iron Age Warrior from Western Lithuanian Cemetery Baitai Grave 23
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Christine Reich
Remarks on Male Burials in the Cemetery of Oberhof (Aukštkiemiai)
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Ugnius Budvydas
About Some Aspects of Scalvian Armament on the Basis of Investigations in Viešvilė Cemetery
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Ilona Vaškevičiūtė
Semigallian Warrior Weaponry and its Reflection in Burial Rites in the Fifth to the 12th Century AD
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V. THE ROLE OF WEAPONS AND WEAPONRY IN POLITICAL AND MILITARY LEADERSHIP

John Hines
Fit for a King? Regalia and Weaponry in Early Anglo-Saxon Royal Graves
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Mindaugas Bertašius
The Subject of Battle-Knife Origin in Central Lithuania
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Michel Kazanski
The Armament, Horsemen’s Accoutrements, and Riding Gear of Long Barrow Culture (Fifth to Seventh Centuries)
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Andris Šnē
Warfare and Power in the Late Prehistoric Societies in the Territory of Latvia (tenth to 12th Centuries)
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Marika Mägi
Collectivity Versus Individuality: the Warrior Ideology of Iron Age Burial Rites on Saaremaa
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Antonija Vilcāne
Tenth to 11th Century Warrior Burials with Horse-Trappings in the Latgallian Area
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VI. WEAPONS: THEIR SIGNIFICANCE AND SYMBOLISM

Andra Simniškytė
Weapons in Iron Age Women’s Graves
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Laurynas Kurila
Graves of the Unburied: Symbolic Iron Age Warrior Burials in East Lithuania
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Sari Mäntylä
The Meaning of Weapons as Grave Goods: Examples from Two Southwest Finnish Crusade Period Cemeteries
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VII. VIKINGS: WARFARE AND TRADE FROM THE BALTIC TO THE DANUBE

Vladas Žulkus
Armed and Expected. Traders and their Ways in Viking-Time
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Valery Yotov
The Vikings in the Balkans (Tenth to 11th Centuries). Strategic and Tactical Changes. New Archaeological Data on the Weaponry
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Jan Peder Lamm
Two Large Silver Hoards from Ocksarve on Gotland. Evidence for Viking Period Trade and Warfare in the Baltic Region
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VIII. ARMAMENTS AND DEFENSIVE SYSTEMS

Mikalai Plavinski
The Main Tendencies in the Development of Tenth to13th Centuries Blade Weapons in Belarus
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Algirdas Girininkas
A Defence Installation of the Developing Lithuanian State
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IX. TRAUMAS CAUSED BY WEAPONS

Guntis Gerhards
Traumatic Lesions in Human Osteological Remains from the Daugava Area (Seventh to 17th Centuries AD)
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X. TECHNOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF WEAPONRY

Dagnija Svarāne
The Use of Inlay Technique in the Production of Medieval Couronian and Semigallian Military Equipment (12th to 14th Century)
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Algirdas Žalnierius, Jonas Navasaitis and Dainius Balčiūnas
The Iron Smelting Site in Virbaliūnai Ancient Settlement
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Jonas Navasaitis and Aušra Selskienė
Iron Smelting Techniques in the Virbaliūnai Ancient Settlement
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Plates (I – VIII)
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