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Introduction: Networks and History

Irad Malkin

in A Small Greek World: Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199734818
eISBN:
9780199918553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734818.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter provides the background to applying “network” as a heuristic concept to historical interpretation. Greek colonization dotted the coasts of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea with ... More


The Earliest Iron Age: LC IIIB

Bernard A. Knapp

in Prehistoric and Protohistoric Cyprus: Identity, Insularity, and Connectivity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237371
eISBN:
9780191717208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237371.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The early Iron Age (ca. 1125-1000 BC) represents a major cultural break in the archaeological record of Cyprus. Although often regarded as a time when Aegean migrants or colonists established firm ... More


Urban Foundations? Colonial Settlement and Urbanization in the Western Mediterranean

Peter Van Dommelen

in Mediterranean Urbanization 800-600 BC

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263259
eISBN:
9780191734618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263259.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines the relation between urbanization and colonial settlement in the western Mediterranean and evaluates whether the Mediterranean should be considered an urban region. It ... More


Colonial Spaces

William G. Thalmann

in Apollonius of Rhodes and the Spaces of Hellenism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199731572
eISBN:
9780199896752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731572.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Three major episodes set at what would be the sites of important Greek colonies are discussed as examples of a definition of space through colonialist discourse and ways in which the narrative ... More


A Small Greek World: Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean

Irad Malkin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199734818
eISBN:
9780199918553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734818.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, European History: BCE to 500CE

Greek civilization and identity crystallized not when Greeks were close together but when they came to be far apart. It emerged during the Archaic period, when Greeks founded coastal city-states and ... More


Archaic Italy c. 800–500 b.c.

Gary Forsythe

in A Critical History of Early Rome: From Prehistory to the First Punic War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520226517
eISBN:
9780520940291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226517.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter presents a description of the cultural-historical background of Italy. Greek colonization in the West is covered. The primary purpose behind Greek colonization was to provide new ... More


Explaining Byzantium

Thomas Russell

in Byzantium and the Bosporus: A Historical Study, from the Seventh Century BC until the Foundation of Constantinople

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790525
eISBN:
9780191831720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790525.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Byzantium’s foundational tradition is notoriously confused and contradictory, but Megara is traditionally accepted as the first founder. Though Megara’s influence on the cults, institutions, and ... More


Cyrene to Chaeronea: Selected Essays on Ancient Greek History

George Cawkwell

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199593286
eISBN:
9780191804557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199593286.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The chapters in this book reflect a half-century of outstanding scholarship on the ancient world. The chapters range from early Greek colonization in the sixth century BC, through the classical ... More


Greek and Persian warrior queens: Herodotus’ Artemisia in ethnic perspective

Walter Duvall Penrose

in Postcolonial Amazons: Female Masculinity and Courage in Ancient Greek and Sanskrit Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199533374
eISBN:
9780191747069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533374.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

Numerous warrior queens are mentioned in Greek literature, some of whom were Greek and led Greek men to victory in battle. Women who held power were masculinized by the Athenians, because the ... More


The Greek Impact in Asia Minor 400–250 BCE

Stephen Mitchell

in Hellenism and the Local Communities of the Eastern Mediterranean: 400 BCE-250 CE

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198805663
eISBN:
9780191843617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805663.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

Until the end of the fourth century BCE the impact of Greek culture in Asia Minor was limited. Lykians, Karians, and Lydians offered alternatives to Hellenism and preserved their own languages until ... More


Byzantium and the Bosporus: A Historical Study, from the Seventh Century BC until the Foundation of Constantinople

Thomas Russell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790525
eISBN:
9780191831720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790525.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

A historical study of the city of Byzantium before the foundation of Constantinople, covering the period before the foundation of the city in the Archaic period and Constantine’s choice of the site ... More


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