Greek Colonisation: An Account of Greek Colonies and Other Settlements Overseas, Volume 193, Part 2

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Gocha R. Tsetskhladze
BRILL, 2008 - History - 566 pages
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The 3-volume handbook is dedicated to one of the most significant processes in the history of ancient Greece - colonisation. Greeks set up colonies and other settlements in new environments, establishing themselves in lands stretching from the Iberian Peninsula in the west to North Africa in the south and the Black Sea in the north-east. In this colonial world Greek and local societies met, influenced and enriched each other. The handbook brings together historians and archaeologists, all world experts, to present the latest ideas and evidence. The principal aim is to present and update the general picture of this phenomenon, showing its importance in the history of the whole ancient world, including the Near East. The work is dedicated to the late Prof. A.J. Graham. This second volume contains chapters on Central Greece on the eve of the colonisation movement, foundation stories, colonisation in the Classical period, the Adriatic, the northern Aegean, Libya and Cyprus.
 

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Ignore the illiterate twerp who gave this book a poor review because it contained '"fancy words".
It is a great collaboration of essays all relating to different aspects of an interesting topic edited by the great scholar Tsetchkhadze.

Contents

Greek Colonisation of the Northern Aegean Michalis Tiverios
1
Greek Colonisation in the Adriatic Pierre Cabanes
155
The Greeks in Libya Michel Austin
187
From Migration to Hellenisation Maria Iacovou
219
Central Greece on the Eve of the Colonisation Movement JeanPaul Descoeudres
289
Foundation Stories Jonathan M Hall
383
Colonisation in the Classical Period Thomas Figueira
427
Index for Volume 2
525
Reprint of Index for Volume 1
547
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Gocha R. Tsetskhladze, PhD (Moscow) in Ancient History and Archaeology, DPhil (Oxford) in Classical Archaeology, teaches Mediterranean and Black Sea archaeology in the University of Melbourne. He has published extensively on the archaeology of Greek colonisation, Anatolia and the Black Sea regions, and has excavated for many years around the Black Sea. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Ancient West & East and its monograph supplement Colloquia Antiqua (both published by Peeters).

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