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By Emmet Scott

Emmet Scott confronts traditional historians and appears on the facts, archaeological and textual, for the proposition that 3 centuries, approximately among 615 and 915, by no means existed and are 'phantom' years. the writer exhibits intimately how no archaeology exists for those 3 centuries, and that the fabric is still of the 7th century heavily resemble these of the 10th, and lie at once underneath them. this can be the 1st ebook in this subject within the English language, although Heribert Illig's books at the similar subject, 'Das erfundene Mittelalter' and 'Wer hat an der Uhr Gedreht?' were most sensible dealers in German-speaking Europe.

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From the latter period we have several fairly intact examples of Saxon churches, amongst which are: All Saints’ at Brixworth in Northamptonshire; Saint Martin’s, Canterbury (seventh century nave with parts of possible earlier origin); and Saint Peter’s on the Wall, at Bradwell-on-the-Sea, Essex (c. 654). Several others, reduced to their foundations, are also known. 62 The remains of the seventh century churches invariably lie underneath those of the tenth and eleventh centuries which replaced them.

This is not the place for a detailed examination of Pirenne’s thesis, but we should note that even if we agree with his evaluation of the impact of the Arabs — namely that they were incredibly destructive — and that it was they who effectively ended the old classical or “Mediterranean” civilization (especially in the Levant), we still have to wonder whether this could explain the complete disappearance of almost all archeology throughout Europe and the Middle East for about three centuries. For that is precisely what excavators, much to their astonishment, have found.

Silver and gold work attest to the specialized manufacture of precious ornaments for elites. Glass was being shaped into vessels and beads. ”44 The towns and cities established by the Romans survived into the sixth and early seventh centuries, and sometimes into the High Middle Ages. These often retained their Roman names and frequently following the street plans laid down by the original Roman architects. Indeed, from the sixth century onwards the urban settlements of Gaul and central Europe, began, for the first time since the third century, to grow: “the Merovingian bishops,” we hear, “were great builders, and close to their towns they founded sanctuaries, which were often abbeys.

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