The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Anatolia: (10,000-323 BCE)
Sharon R. Steadman, Gregory McMahon
OUP USA, Sep 15, 2011 - History - 1174 pages
The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Anatolia is a unique blend of comprehensive overviews on archaeological, philological, linguistic, and historical issues at the forefront of Anatolian scholarship in the 21st century. Anatolia is home to early complex societies and great empires, and was the destination of many migrants, visitors, and invaders. The offerings in this volume bring this reality to life as the chapters unfold nearly ten thousand years (ca. 10,000-323 B.C.E.) of peoples, languages, and diverse cultures who lived in or traversed Anatolia over these millennia. The contributors combine descriptions of current scholarship on important discussion and debates in Anatolian studies with new and cutting edge research for future directions of study. The fifty-four chapters are presented in five separate sections that range in topic from chronological and geographical overviews to anthropologically based issues of culture contact and imperial structures, and from historical settings of entire millennia to crucial data from key sites across the region. The contributors to the volume represent the best scholars in the field from North America, Europe, Turkey, and Asia. The appearance of this volume offers the very latest collection of studies on the fascinating peninsula known as Anatolia.
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Aegean Alaca Höyük Algaze Alişar Amuq Anatolian Iron Ages Anatolian Studies Ancient Ankara Archaeology architecture Arkeoloji Arslantepe Arzawa assemblage attuša Beycesultan Boğazköy buildings burials Carchemish Çatalhöyük Çayönü central Anatolia century b.c.e. ceramic Chalcolithic chapter chronology Çilingiroğlu cuneiform decoration Early Bronze Age East eastern Anatolia Ege Yayınları Euphrates evidence Excavations fourth millennium b.c.e. Frangipane Göbekli Tepe Gordion Greek Halaf Harald Hauptmann Herodotus Höyük Hurrian inscriptions Iron Age İstanbul kārum Keban king Korfmann Kültepe language Late Bronze Age Late Chalcolithic levels Luwian Marro material culture Mellink Mesopotamia monumental mound Neolithic northern ofthe Old Assyrian Özdoğan Özgüç period phase Phrygian Plain pottery Prehistoric radiocarbon dates region Research Sagona Schoop second millennium b.c.e. Seeher sequence settlement Sonuçları Toplantısı southeastern Anatolia southern stone Syria Tarsus texts third millennium b.c.e. tradition Troy Türk Tarih Kurumu Turkey University Press Upper Euphrates Upper Tigris Urartian Urartu urban Uruk volume Ware western Zimansky