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Greek Archaeology and Greek History

Anthony Snodgrass

in Archaeology and the Emergence of Greece

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623334
eISBN:
9780748653577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623334.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

At certain points, the disciplines of history and archaeology converge; and some of the closest rapprochements have traditionally taken place in the field of Classics. This chapter deals with one ... More


The Great Enigma of the Cemetery at Ur

Georges Roux

in Everyday Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613878
eISBN:
9780748653584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613878.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The ruins of Ur in Iraq are the most beautiful and eloquent in all Mesopotamia. After some explorations and probes, the first of which go back to 1854, the Ur excavations began in 1918 under the ... More


Semiramis: The Builder of Babylon

Georges Roux

in Everyday Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613878
eISBN:
9780748653584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613878.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

At the end of the nineteenth century, the texts originating from excavations in Mesopotamia taught the real history of that country, and it was then that Assyriologists and historians began to ask ... More


Survey, Excavation and the Appearance of the Early <i>Polis</i>: A Reappraisal

Vladimir Stissi

John Bintliff and Keith Rutter (eds)

in The Archaeology of Greece and Rome: Studies in Honour of Anthony Snodgrass

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474417099
eISBN:
9781474426688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417099.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

When writing a contribution to a Festschrift, the first thing to think of is of course a theme that relates to the honorand and her or his research. In the case of Anthony Snodgrass that is a ... More


Loropéni and Other Large Enclosed Sites in the South-West of Burkina Faso: An Outside Archaeological View

Henry Hurst

in The Archaeology of Greece and Rome: Studies in Honour of Anthony Snodgrass

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474417099
eISBN:
9781474426688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417099.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The World Heritage site at Loropéni is the best-preserved of about a dozen large quadrangular sites enclosed by stone walls in the southwest of modern Burkina Faso. They are located mostly in the ... More


Gordon Barclay: A Career in the Scottish Neolithic

Ian Ralston

in The Neolithic of Mainland Scotland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748685721
eISBN:
9781474418867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685721.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

An exploration of the distinguished and influential career of Gordon Barclay, an archaeologist who spent his career working for the government heritage agency in Scotland (Historic Scotland). This ... More


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