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Forms and Processes: Some Thoughts on the Meaning of Urbanization in Early Archaic Greece

François De Polignac

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/9780197263259.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines the forms, process, and meaning of urbanization in the early Archaic Period in Greece. It explains that the Greek world is particularly suitable for a study of the processes of ... 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


A Historical Ecological Perspective on Early Agriculture in the North American Southwest and Northwest Mexico

Patricia A. Gilman, Elizabeth M. Toney, and Nicholas H. Beale

in The Archaeology and Historical Ecology of Small Scale Economies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042428
eISBN:
9780813043074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042428.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

One focus of recent research on early agriculture (Late Archaic period—2000 B.C.–A.D. 150) in the southern Southwest of the United States and northwestern Mexico has been the debate surrounding the ... More


The Main Results of the Excavations at Olbia in the Past Three Decades

S. D. KRYZHITSKIY

in Classical Olbia and the Scythian World: From the Sixth Century BC to the Second Century AD

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264041
eISBN:
9780191734311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264041.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

In the 1790s, the location of Olbia was established, and since 1901 systematic excavations have been made by three successive generations of scholars. The first of these scholars was Pharmakovskiy ... More


Religious Interactions between Olbia and Scythia

A. S. RUSYAYEVA

in Classical Olbia and the Scythian World: From the Sixth Century BC to the Second Century AD

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264041
eISBN:
9780191734311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264041.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter aims not to provide a complete reconstruction of the religious interactions between the Greeks of Olbia and the people of Scythia, its aim rather is to provide an overview of the key ... More


The Historical Significance of Fortification in Archaic Greece

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/9780748623334.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter explores the historical significance of fortification in archaic Greece and deconstructs the simple concept of ‘fortification’ by showing that, even within a single period, its nature ... More


Anonymizing Perspectives and Current Understandings of Florida’s Late Archaic Past

Zackary I. Gilmore

in Gathering at Silver Glen: Community and History in Late Archaic Florida

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062716
eISBN:
9780813051680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062716.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 1 considers some of the traditional anthropological assumptions commonly brought to bear on the study of premodern and nonagricultural societies and discusses the restrictions that they have ... More


Constructing Histories: Archaic Freshwater Shell Mounds and Social Landscapes of the St. Johns River, Florida

Asa R. Randall

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061016
eISBN:
9780813051284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061016.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In the popular imagination, the St. Johns River valley in northeast Florida is one of the last “natural” landscapes. This image relies on unawareness of the extent of landscape modification ... More


City Walls in the Written Record and the Visual Arts

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/9780199578122.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the textual evidence pertaining to the establishment of the Archaic city walls. These include written sources and terminology relevant to that time period as well as ... More


The makers of war

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/9780719056574.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter describes the makers of war or Greek warriors during the archaic period. During this period, Greek communities developed conceptions of citizenship expressing a range of communal duties, ... More


Shell Mounds of the Middle St. Johns Basin, Northeast Florida

Kenneth E. Sassaman and Asa R. Randall

in Early New World Monumentality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038087
eISBN:
9780813043128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038087.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Shell and earthen mounds of northeast Florida began to take form some 6000 years ago as places of habitation were transformed into entombments for the ancestors and arenas of social action. The onset ... More


The South Florida Archaic

Robert S. Carr

in Digging Miami

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042060
eISBN:
9780813043463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042060.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter provides an overview of expanding human settlements in the Everglades and along the south Florida coast during the Archaic period. Evidence of wetland ponds and a possible Middle Archaic ... More


Dwelling on the Past: Late Archaic Structures of the Ohio Region

Matthew P. Purtill

in Building the Past: Prehistoric Wooden Post Architecture in the Ohio Valley-Great Lakes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060408
eISBN:
9780813050645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060408.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Traditionally, evidence for domestic dwellings dating to the Late Archaic Period, here defined as between 6000 and 2650 B.P., has been rare and ephemeral. With the advent of CRM archaeology, however, ... More


Image and Myth: A History of Pictorial Narration in Greek Art

Luca Giuliani

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226297651
eISBN:
9780226025902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226025902.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

On museum visits, we pass by beautiful, well-preserved vases from ancient Greece—but how often do we understand what the images on them depict? This book tells the stories behind the pictures, ... More


Powerful Pups: A Case Study for Dog Sacrifice in Archaic Romefrom the Area Sacra di Sant’Omobono

Victoria Moses

in Dogs: Archaeology beyond Domestication

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066363
eISBN:
9780813058573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066363.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

While most Roman animal sacrifice consisted of common meat sources (sheep/goat, cattle, and pig), evidence from the early sixth century BCE Archaic temple from the Area Sacra di Sant’Omobono in Rome ... More


Introduction: Archaic Shell Mounds on the St. Johns River

Asa R. Randal

in Constructing Histories: Archaic Freshwater Shell Mounds and Social Landscapes of the St. Johns River, Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061016
eISBN:
9780813051284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061016.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter provides an introduction to the study of Archaic Period shell mounds for interested avocational readers and professional archaeologists. It situates the study of ancient shell mounds in ... More


Menelaus Εὐρυβίης‎

Anna R. Stelow

in Menelaus in the Archaic Period: Not Quite the Best of the Achaeans

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780199685929
eISBN:
9780191888731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199685929.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This concluding chapter examines Simonides’ ‘Plataea Elegy’. Sometime not long after the Greek defeat of the Persian army at Plataea, Simonides composed an elegy to commemorate this world-historical ... More


Marine Communities in the Atacama Desert: Masters of the Subtropical Pacific Coast of South America

Calogero M. Santoro, Victoria Castro, Chris Carter, and Daniela Valenzuela

in Maritime Communities of the Ancient Andes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066141
eISBN:
9780813058351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066141.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 2 reviews ancient maritime communities for the hyperarid coast of northern Chile and southernmost Peru throughout the Holocene, with focus on the mid-Holocene Archaic Period. Two regions ... More


Preservation of City Walls

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/9780199578122.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter investigates the evidence of destruction of various walls throughout history in an attempt to look at this study of pre-Classical walls through the right perspective. It covers research ... More


The Role of Dogs in Everyday Life

Renee B. Walker

in Investigating the Ordinary: Everyday Matters in Southeast Archaeology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781683400219
eISBN:
9781683400578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400219.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Dogs are the earliest and most widespread domestic animal in the world, and, thus, they are potentially an everyday matter for some peoples both in the past and in the present. Arriving with humans ... More


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