The Aegean From Bronze Age To Iron Age

Author : Oliver Dickinson
ISBN : 9781134778713
Genre : History
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Following Oliver Dickinson’s successful The Aegean Bronze Age, this textbook is a synthesis of the period between the collapse of the Bronze Age civilization in the thirteenth and twelfth centuries BC, and the rise of the Greek civilization in the eighth century BC. With chapter bibliographies, distribution maps and illustrations, Dickinson’s detailed examination of material and archaeological evidence argues that many characteristics of Ancient Greece developed in the Dark Ages. He also includes up-to-date coverage of the 'Homeric question'. This highly informative text focuses on: the reasons for the Bronze Age collapse which brought about the Dark Ages the processes that enabled Greece to emerge from the Dark Ages the degree of continuity from the Dark Ages to later times. Dickinson has provided an invaluable survey of this period that will not only be useful to specialists and undergraduates in the field, but that will also prove highly popular with the interested general reader.
Category: History

Historical Roots Of The Old Testament 1200 63 Bce

Author : Richard D. Nelson
ISBN : 9781628370065
Genre : Religion
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A thorough overview of the history of ancient Israel for research and classroom use Richard D. Nelson charts the beginning of the Iron Age and the emergence of Israel and its literature, including the kingdoms of Israel and Judah, the downfall of Israel, Judah in the Assyrian and Babylonian periods, Yehud and Persia, and the Hellenistic period. Each chapter provides a summary of the period under consideration, a historical reconstruction of the period, based on biblical and extrabiblical evidence; a critical study of the biblical literature deriving from or associated with the period, and theological conclusions that readers may draw from the relevant biblical texts. Features: Balanced coverage of controversial topics Extensive bibliographies at the beginning of each chapter Lists of rulers and key dates for reference and classroom use
Category: Religion

Baubefunde Und Stratigraphie Der Unterburg Und Des Nordwestlichen Stadtgebiets Kampagnen 1976 Bis 1983

Author : Tobias Mühlenbruch
ISBN : 3895008494
Genre : History
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English summary: The excavations by Klaus Kilian in the Lower Citadel of Tiryns between 1976 and 1983 brought to light one of the most important settlements of the Mycenaean postpalatial period (LH III C). In this study the stratigraphy and architecture of the Lower Citadel from LH III C Early (middle) to LH III C Late are presented, additionally the stratigraphy and architecture of Kilian's campaigns in the Lower Town-Northwest. Included is a comprehensive study regarding Tiryns in the context of the settlements of the 12th and 11th century BC in the eastern Mediterranean. German description: Die Ausgrabungen unter Klaus Kilian in der Unterburg von Tiryns zwischen 1976 und 1983 erbrachten einen der wichtigsten Siedlungsbefunde der mykenischen Nachpalastzeit (SH III C). In dieser Arbeit werden die Ausgrabungen Kilians sowie die Befunde aus den Phasen SH III C Fruh (Mitte) bis SH III C Spat vorgestellt. Es schliesst sich eine umfassende Auswertung an, innerhalb derer Tiryns in den Kontext der Siedlungen des 12. und 11. Jahrhunderts v. Chr. im Ostmittelmeerraum gestellt wird.
Category: History

Author : Медовичев А. Е.
ISBN : 9785248005703
Genre : Cities and towns, Ancient
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Представлены исследования зарубежных историков, посвященные проблеме древнегреческого города-государства и его римско-италийского аналога (civitas). Тематика публикуемых материалов включает: возникновение полиса, соотношение понятий полиса и современных города и государства, а такжероль военного фактора в процессе формирования классической модели полиса.Для историков и политологов, преподавателей и студентов гуманитарных факультетов, всех интересующихся историей античности.
Category: Cities and towns, Ancient

Ritual Practice Between The Late Bronze Age And Protogeometric Periods Of Greece

Author : Gemma Marakas
ISBN : IND:30000127029787
Genre : Social Science
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In this study Gemma Marakas explores continuities in ritual practice from the Mycenaean culture through the Bronze Age collapse to the development of city states in the Protogeometric period. For reasons of space funerary rites are excluded from the study, which instead compiles, and analyses a gazetteer of shrine sites across mainland Greece.
Category: Social Science

Ancient West East

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105133538590
Genre : Civilization, Ancient
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Category: Civilization, Ancient

Lh Iii C Chronology And Synchronisms Iii

Author : Sigrid Deger-Jalkotzy
ISBN : STANFORD:36105213122505
Genre : History
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The Vienna workshops on LH III C Chronology and Synchronisms serve the purpose of developing a generally applicable chronological framework of the LH III C period and contributing to a better understanding of the history of this important phase of the early history of Greece. The third workshop was dedicated to the last phases of the Mycenaean civilisation and the transition to the Protogeometric period. Apart from the presentation of mostly unpublished materials from old and new excavations, the proceedings of this workshop contains contributions to many subjects concerning the transition from the Late Bronze to the Early Iron Ages. Several speakers pointed out that the end of the Mycenaean civilisation and the transition to the Early Iron Age expressed itself by different cultural phenomena in the various regions of Greece. One of the main topics was the much-debated question of whether or not there existed a so-called Submycenaean period, and if so, how it should be defined. Moreover, a new proposal for the absolute chronology of the end of the Late Bronze Age is suggested, which will certainly raise a lively discussion.
Category: History

Children Childhood And Society

Author : Sally Elizabeth Ellen Crawford
ISBN : UOM:39015070949105
Genre : Social Science
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The IAA Series is an interdisciplinary volume reflecting the wide geographical, chronological and disciplinary range of the Institute of Archaeology and Antiquity at the University of Birmingham. The volumes are based on a thematic research seminar series held at the IAA. aeChildhoodAe was an obvious theme to initiate the new series. The Institute has a strong record of publication in the field, and members of the Institute have made a significant contribution to childhood studies. The Institute is also host to the Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past, which was established to pursue and foster interdisciplinary approaches to the study of childhood. Contents: 1) Children, childhood and society: an introduction (Sally Crawford and Gillian Shepherd); 2) Past, present and future in the study of Roman childhood (Mary Harlow, Ray Laurence and Ville Vuolanto); 3) The pitter-patter of tiny feet in clay: aspects of the liminality of childhood in the ancient Near East (Alasdair Livingstone); 4) The childAes cache at Assiros Toumba, Macedonia (Diana Wardle and K. A. Wardle); 5) Transitions to adulthood in early Icelandic society (Chris Callow); 6) Had they no shame? Martial, Status and Roman sexual attitudes towards slave children (Niall McKeown); 7) Vital resources, ideal images and virtual lives: children in Early Bronze Age funerary ritual (Paul Garwood); 8) Companions, co-incidences or chattels? Children in the early Anglo-Saxon multiple burial ritual (Sally Crawford); 9) Poor little rich kids? Status and selection in Archaic Western Greece (Gillian Shepherd).
Category: Social Science

Forces Of Transformation

Author : Christoph Bachhuber
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124132007
Genre : History
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This volume focuses on a wide range of scholarship on one of the most compelling periods in the antiquity of the Mediterranean and Near East. It presents new interpretive approaches to the problems of the Bronze Age to Iron Age transformation.
Category: History


Author : Chrysanthi Gallou
ISBN : UOM:39015080686549
Genre : History
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31 essays on the Bronze Age Aegean which cover a wide range of topics. They are grouped under the following headings: cult and death; Bronze Age material culture; gender; approaches to art; themes of ancient and modern identity; Homer once again; landscape and survey; ancient geography and regional studies; Sparta and Laconia.
Category: History