Avebury sentence example
Lubbock (Lord Avebury) states that the common British yellow ants (Lasius flavus) collect flocks of root-feeding aphids in their underground nests, protect them, build earthen shelters over them, and take the greatest care of their eggs.
Lubbock (Lord Avebury) on these subjects are familiar to all naturalists.
He spent much of his time in the country, and in 1649 he brought into notice the megalithic remains at Avebury.
Lubbock (Lord Avebury) separated the springtails as a distinct order, the Collembola, and by many students this separation has been maintained.
Abulfeda the geographer, writing in the r3th century, notices the fact that part of the Apamaean Lake was inhabited by Christian fishermen who lived on the lake in wooden huts built on piles, and Sir John Lubbock (Lord Avebury) mentions that the Rumelian fishermen on Lake Prasias "still inhabit wooden cottages built over the water, as in the time of Herodotus."Advertisement
The next controversialist who appeared on the scene was the famous Dr Stukely (1740) who propounded the theory that Stonehenge, the stone circle at Avebury (Abury), &c., were temples for serpent worship, "Dracontia" as he called them, the serpent worshippers being the Druids.
Lord Avebury regards it as a temple of the Bronze Age (150o - 1000 B.C.), though apparently it was not all erected at one time, the inner circle of small unwrought, blue stones being probably older than the rest (Prehistoric Times).
He married, in 1853, Alice Margaret, daughter of the second Lord Stanley of Alderley, and had a numerous family; his second daughter became in 1884 the wife of Sir John Lubbock (Lord Avebury).
Avebury House is Elizabethan, with a curious stone dovecot.
At the time of the Domesday Survey, the church of Avebury (Avreberie, Abury), with two hides attached, was held in chief by Rainbold, a priest, and was bestowed by Henry III.Advertisement
The manor of Avebury was granted in the reign of Henry I.
This first period of human culture has been subdivided by Lord Avebury into Palaeolithic and Neolithic, words which have been generally accepted as expressing the two stages of the rough, unpolished and the finely finished and polished stone implements.
This body had for its first president the distinguished naturalist Sir John Lubbock (Lord Avebury).
The site museum, including a new exhibition in the 17th Century thatched threshing barn, presents the archeological story of Avebury.
In sites like Avebury the ditch is on the inside indicating the purpose was not primarily defensive.Advertisement
The ancient sites visited included Avebury stone circles in Wiltshire which includes the largest prehistoric stone circle in Europe.
And the main course every day is called the megalith, after the huge stones which form the Avebury circle.
Avebury stone circle is the largest henge monument in Britain, which is managed by the National Trust.
But despite the division, parish chairman Betty Hunter says Avebury must not become an archeological showpiece.
Stukeley saw the Avebury site as a giant snake, representing God's creative power, crossing a huge circle which symbolized God.Advertisement
Stukeley saw the Avebury site as a giant snake, representing God 's creative power, crossing a huge circle which symbolized God.
That 's what officers who will be carrying out bicycle patrols during the summer solstice celebrations in Avebury on June 21 are calling themselves.