The Dark Age of Greece: An Archaeological Survey of the Eleventh to the Eighth Centuries BC

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Psychology Press, 1971 - History - 456 pages
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This is a classic work of archaeology by one of the premier figures in the field. First published in 1971, A.M. Snodgrass' The Dark Age if Greece is the most comprehensive and coherent account available of this period of ancient Greece.
  

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Despite its age (1971), this still remains a good starting point for anyone interested in learning more about the Greek "Dark Age". The basic outline of the history of the period was codified in this ... Read full review

Contents

THE CONCEPT OF A DARK AGE
1
THE REGIONAL POTTERYSTYLES
24
j THE CHRONOLOGY OF THE EARLY IRON
106
Other Evidence for Absolute Chronology
113
Absolute Dating
122
East Greece 127 Crete 128 Laconia 130 Ithaka
131
THE GRAVE
140
IRON AND OTHER METALS
213
The Argolid and Corinth
264
The Finds from the Sanctuaries
275
Notes
287
EXTERNAL RELATIONS
296
j THE INTERNAL SITUATION
360
General Index
443
Site Index
450
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About the author (1971)

A.M. Snodgrass is Lawrence Professor of Classical Archaeology at the University of Cambridge. He is the author of Archaic Greece: The Age of Experiment (1980), An Archaeology of Greece (1987), and Homer and the Artists (1988).

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