Canterbury was first settled in the Iron Age by a Celtic tribe called the Cantiaci. The Romans invaded Britain in 43 CE and they called the settlement Durovernum Cantiacorum. The name Canterbury developed from the name Cantiacorum.
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it was used in the canterbury tales and in English translations of greek epics
The reason he wrote the Canterbury Tales is to show the difference between each classes such as the clergy class. He thought the clergy class was fake and not as they seemed. An example is the nun who wore a green cloak when the usually wear a black and white coat.
Dante's concepts and images of heaven and hell are fundamentally informed by the teachings of the Catholic Church of his day and were published for readers who were Catholics. Chaucer was an astute sopcial observer and wrote "The Canterbury Tales" as the equivalent of todays docu-dramas. He described types of people he experienced in society around him. The backcloth, though, the actual pilgrimage on foot from London to Canterbury represents an activity that was indeed done in those days by social classes. To take pilgrimage to Canterbury was held in high esteem then in basically the same way as for a Muslim to go on Hajj to Mecca is held today.
No. The top part of his skull was sliced off with a sword (one of several sword blows he received); after the murder the pieces of bone were placed with the body in a stone coffin. It is said that in the 14th and 15th centuries pilgrims who visited the shrine of St Thomas at Canterbury were shown a complete skull (which they were told belonged to the saint) and given the chance to kiss it - this was simply a trick by the monks in order to generate more donations from visitors.
Canterbury Cathedral, in Canterbury, Kent.
As the name suggests they are an area of flat land which is found in the region of Canterbury, NZ
The current Canterbury Netball team is called the Canterbury Tactix
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It was called Durovernum Cantiacorum.
The current archbishop of Canterbury, as of May 2014, is Justin Welby. The link below is his website.
Motunau Island may be the place you are searching for. This was one of the early farming sites in Canterbury.