The Archaeology of South-East Italy in the 1st Millennium BC: Greek and Native Societies of Apulia and Lucania between the 10th and the 1st Century BC

The Archaeology of South-East Italy in the 1st Millennium BC: Greek and Native Societies of Apulia and Lucania between the 10th and the 1st Century BC

by Douwe Yntema

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789089645791
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Publication date: 07/15/2014
Series: Amsterdam Archaeological Studies
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 11.70(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Douwe Yntema is professor of Mediterranean Archaeology and member of the Research Institute CLUE at the Vrij University Amsterdam , as well as fellow of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction: aim, concept and biases

2 Foreigners and fortifications: bronze age preludes

2.1 Introduction

2.2 From the Neolithic period till the Late Bronze Age

2.3 The Late Bronze Age (c. 1400-1200 BC)

2.4 The close of the Bronze Age (c. 1200-1000 BC)

3 The land and the people

3.1 The land: past and present

3.2 The people of the past

4 Huts, houses and migrants : the iron age (c. 1000 / 950 - 600 / 550 bc )

4.1 The beginnings of the Iron Age

4.2 Settlement and landscape

4.3 Raiders, traders and migrants

4.4 Long-distance contact, exchange and economy

4.5 Burials, social stratification and religion

4.6 Regionalization and craft

4.7 Summary

5 Temples, poleis and paramount chiefs: the ‘archaic - classical ’ period (c. 600 / 550 - 370 bc )
5.1 Introduction

5.2 The rise of urban centers and sanctuaries in the coastal strip of the Gulf of Taranto

5.3 Settlement and religion in areas with non-Greek populations

5.4 Burials and the rise of local and regional elites

5.5 Changes in craft

5.6 Economy, interrelations and long distance contacts

5.7 Ancient written sources and intellectual achievements

5.8 Summary

6 Towns, leagues and landholding elites: the early- Hellenistic period, c. 370 / 350 - 250 / 230 bc

6.1 Introduction: ancient written sources and history

6.2 Landscape and settlement

6.3 Mortals and immortals

6.4 Craft

6.5 Economy and external contact

6.6 Summary

7 Peasants , princes and senators: Southeast Italy

at the periphery of the roman world ( c. 250 / 230 - 100 / 80 bc )

7.1 Introduction: ancient written sources

7.2 Changing landscapes

7.3 Burials, religion and social landscape

7.4 Craft and economy

7.5 Summary: Romanization in southeast Italy

Bibliography

Index

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