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‘Anglo-Saxon’ Emporia: an Exploration

Photo by Regiane Tosatti on Alternatively named Wics, Emporia emerge in the 7thC - a unique settlement form that seems to represent the first true return of urbanisation in England after the fall of the Roman occupation. Three archaeological sites can conclusively be identified as Emporia - Hamwic (Southampton), London and Gippeswic (Ipswich) (perhaps … Continue reading ‘Anglo-Saxon’ Emporia: an Exploration