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Estimating Ancient Greek Populations: The Evidence of Field Survey

Simon Price

in Settlement, Urbanization, and Population

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602353
eISBN:
9780191731570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602353.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

Back in 1990, the authors of this book explored the value of the Athenian Tribute Lists as a source of systematic information about 200 or more city-states in the Athenian empire. They were sceptical ... More


Alternatives to Athens: Varieties of Political Organization and Community in Ancient Greece

Roger Brock and Stephen Hodkinson (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258109
eISBN:
9780191717697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258109.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

In 1993 the world celebrated the 2500th anniversary of the birth of democracy in ancient Athens, whose polis — or citizen state — is often viewed as the model ancient Greek state. In an age when ... More


Introduction

Taco Terpstra

in Trade in the Ancient Mediterranean: Private Order and Public Institutions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691172088
eISBN:
9780691189703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172088.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the economic development of the ancient Mediterranean. From ca. 700 BCE onward, state formation began to have a positive influence on economic ... More


The Origins of Ancient Vietnam

Nam C. Kim

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199980888
eISBN:
9780190268879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199980888.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book is concerned with the origins of an ancient state in northern Vietnam, an area long believed to be the cradle of Vietnamese ethnic identity and civilization. This area has been referenced ... More


Urbanization and Religion in Ancient Central Mexico

David M. Carballo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190251062
eISBN:
9780190251086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251062.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book examines the ways in which urbanization and religion intersected in pre-Columbian central Mexico, with a primary focus on the later Formative period and the transition to the Classic ... More


Conclusion

David A. Blome

in Greek Warfare beyond the Polis: Defense, Strategy, and the Making of Ancient Federal States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747526
eISBN:
9781501747625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747526.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This concluding chapter identifies the similarities and differences in the defensive activities of the Phocians, Aetolians, Acarnanians, and Arcadians circa 490–362. The tactics of the four ethnos, ... More


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