The Phoenicians and the West: Politics, Colonies and Trade / Edition 2

The Phoenicians and the West: Politics, Colonies and Trade / Edition 2

by Maria Eugenia Aubet
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521795435

ISBN-13: 9780521795432

Pub. Date: 02/28/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This updated version of Maria Eugenia Aubet's highly praised book (1993) incorporates the most recent research findings on the ancient civilization of Phoenicia and includes an updated bibliography. The Phoenicians established the first trading system in the Mediterranean basin between the eighth and sixth centuries B.C. Continuous archaeological research over the

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Overview

This updated version of Maria Eugenia Aubet's highly praised book (1993) incorporates the most recent research findings on the ancient civilization of Phoenicia and includes an updated bibliography. The Phoenicians established the first trading system in the Mediterranean basin between the eighth and sixth centuries B.C. Continuous archaeological research over the past decades has transformed our understanding of Phoenicia, its colonies and their relationship to local communities. First Edition Hb (1993): 0-521-41141-6 First Edition Pb (1996): 0-521-56598-7

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521795432
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures; List of tables; Preface; Introduction; 1. Who were the Phoenicians?; 2. Phoenicia during the Iron Age; 3. The bases for the expansion in the Mediterranean; 4. Phoenician trade: exchange mechanisms and organization; 5. The great political institution: the palace and the temple; 6. The routes of Phoenician expansion in the Mediterranean; 7. The Phoenicians in the west: chronology and historiography; 8. The Phoenician colonies in the central Mediterranean; 9. The colonies of the far west; 10. The colonies in the west; 11. Concluding thoughts; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.

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