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Pine Tree School 2013/2014 English 9A

Stonehenge

Fernanda Marques Gomes

Number: 8


Stonehenge is a megalithic alignment of the Bronze Age, located on Salisbury Plain near Amesbury, in the county of Wiltshire, in southern England


Origins The origin of Stonehenge dates back to prehistoric times. The origin of Stonehenge is still unknown to this day. Folklore has it that Stonehenge was the work of wizards, gods and giants due to the circular structure. British mythology theorizes the stones came from Africa by giants and were transported across the sea by Merlin.


People have been trying to figure out the origin of Stonehenge for hundreds of years. Just like there are also hundreds of speculations as to why Stonehenge was built. With so many theories, although some stand to reason, we will probably never know the true meaning or origin of Stonehenge.


This is no accident. Most historians of antiquity say that this monument, located in the plain of Alisbury in England, is one of the eight wonders of the world. Although now partially destroyed, it is still there your testimony. It is believed that Stonehenge was built in three phases between 1900 BC and 1600 BC. To get a clearer idea of the ​ architectural plan.


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