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Classical History: a Sketch, with Three Artifacts

T. P. WISEMAN

in Understanding the History of Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264010
eISBN:
9780191734946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264010.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines the chronological range of Greco-Roman history and the nature of the main narrative sources. The discussion begins about 1200 BCE, with the end of the Bronze Age palace culture, ... More


Conclusions

Valentina Gasperini

in Tomb Robberies at the End of the New Kingdom: The Gurob Burnt Groups Reinterpreted

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198818786
eISBN:
9780191917271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818786.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Egyptian Archaeology


Hittite Texts and Greek Religion: Contact, Interaction, and Comparison

Ian Rutherford

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780199593279
eISBN:
9780191890543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199593279.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

There has been a lot of interest in recent decades in the question of whether ancient Greek religion was influenced by the religions of the Ancient Near East. This book examines the relationship ... More


The Rejection of Mycenaean Culture and the Oriental Connection

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/9780748623334.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter is devoted to Greco-Oriental contacts at the turn of the second and first millennia BC. The central concern is with continuities and discontinuities: essentially with the question of the ... More


Greek or Minoan? Names and Naming Habits in the Aegean Bronze Age

Torsten Meißner

in Changing Names: Tradition and Innovation in Ancient Greek Onomastics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266540
eISBN:
9780191884245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266540.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The decipherment of Linear B in 1952 has added a completely new historical dimension to the study of Greek personal names. Due to the administrative nature of the texts, the Linear B documents ... More


Early Greek warfare

Louis Rawlings

in The Ancient Greeks at War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719056574
eISBN:
9781781700839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719056574.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses what can be discerned of the nature of Greek warfare in the Bronze and Iron Ages and analyzes what the Homeric poems have to tell us. It suggests that Mycenaean palace ... More


The Shadow of the Parthenon

Peter Green

in The Shadow of the Parthenon: Studies in Ancient History and Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255074
eISBN:
9780520934719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255074.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter describes the Parthenon as the most perfect expression of a partial attitude to life, a soaring rejection of the past on which it stood, the Acropolis that reached back in an unbroken ... More


Urban Patterns in the Greek Period: Athens, Paestum, Morgantina, Miletus/Priene, and Pergamon as Formal Types

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

In order to assess the impact of the delivery and drainage of water on the urban pattern in the ancient Greek world, it is necessary to have clear ideas of ... More


Mycenaean Hierarchy and Gender Roles: Diet and Health Inequalities in Late Bronze Age Pylos, Greece

Lynne A. Schepartz, Sharon R. Stocker, Jack L. Davis, Anastasia Papathanasiou, Sari Miller-Antonio, Joanne M. A. Murphy, Michael Richards, and Evangelia Malapani

in Bones of Complexity: Bioarchaeological Case Studies of Social Organization and Skeletal Biology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813062235
eISBN:
9780813051901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062235.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Mycenaean society of the Late Bronze Age (ca. 1675–1050 B.C.) Aegean world is well known as a hierarchical culture from its archaeology, mortuary patterns, and dietary structure. In particular, ... More


Modeling Differential Cultural Interaction in Late Bronze Age Thessaly

Bryan Feuer

in Modeling Cross-Cultural Interaction in Ancient Borderlands

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056883
eISBN:
9780813053660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056883.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

On the northern border of Mycenaean civilization and encompassing several ecological zones, the province of Thessaly represents an opportunity to test the Cross-Cultural Interaction Model involving ... More


The Prevalence of City Walls in Early Iron Age and Archaic Greece

Rune Frederiksen

in Greek City Walls of the Archaic Period, 900–480 BC

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199578122
eISBN:
9780191808289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199578122.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter analyses the evidence on the existence of fortification walls during the Early Iron Age and Archaic period. The analysis is divided into two segments: one is the collection of evidence ... More


Incorporating New Evidence: Mycenaean Greek in the Revised Supplement

Brent Vine

in Liddell and Scott: The History, Methodology, and Languages of the World's Leading Lexicon of Ancient Greek

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198810803
eISBN:
9780191847912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810803.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The editors of Liddell and Scott (LSJ), whose final fascicle appeared in 1940, could scarcely have imagined the 1952 decipherment of Linear B and the wealth of information it provided about the Greek ... More


The Mycenaean Cemetery at Clauss, Near Patras: The Rise and Fall of a Local Society toward the End of an Era

Constantinos Paschalidis

in Death in Late Bronze Age Greece: Variations on a Theme

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190926069
eISBN:
9780190926090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190926069.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

This chapter presents various significant aspects of the tombs and the activities at the Mycenaean cemetery at Clauss, near Patras there, resulting from the study and analysis of both artifacts and ... More


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