Classical Greece: Ancient Histories and Modern Archaeologies

Classical Greece: Ancient Histories and Modern Archaeologies

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by Ian Morris
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521456789

ISBN-13: 9780521456784

Pub. Date: 09/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The archaeology of classical Greece developed in the shadow of Greek historical scholarship. Many modern developments in archaeology have been neglected, and classical archaeology has become something of a backwater. The contributors to this book review the history of the field and aim to demonstrate that modern archaeological approaches can contribute to a richer

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The archaeology of classical Greece developed in the shadow of Greek historical scholarship. Many modern developments in archaeology have been neglected, and classical archaeology has become something of a backwater. The contributors to this book review the history of the field and aim to demonstrate that modern archaeological approaches can contribute to a richer understanding of Greek society. They insist that this complex, literate and highly unusual society poses important questions for archaeologists of other regions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521456784
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2003
Series:
New Directions in Archaeology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Ian Morris; Part I. History: 2. Archaeologies of Greece Ian Morris; Part II. Artefacts and Objects: 3. Protoattic pottery: a contextual approach James Whitley; 4. The riddle of the sphinx Herbert Hoffmann; 5. Looking on - Greek style. Does the sculpted girl speak to women too? Robin Osborne; Part III. Aretefacts as Traded Objects: 6. Pots Positivism and long-distance trade David Gill; 7. Athens, Etruria and Heuneburg: mutual misconceptions in the study of Greek-barbarian relations Karim Arafat, and Catherine Morgan; Part IV. Artefacts in the Landscape: 8. Intensive survey, agricultural practice and the classical landscape of Greece Susan Alcock, John Cherry, and Jack Davis; 9. Breaking up the Hellenistic world: survey and society Susan Alcock; Part V. Responses: 10. An historian's response Michael Jameson; 11. An archaeologist's response Anthony Snodgrass.

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