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The Political Machine in the Late Bronze Age

Adam T. Smith

in The Political Machine: Assembling Sovereignty in the Bronze Age Caucasus

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163239
eISBN:
9781400866502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163239.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In the Late Bronze Age, the polities in the South Caucasus developed a new assemblage directed toward transforming charismatic authority into formal sovereignty. This chapter examines the assembling ... More


Levantine Stylistic Practices in Collective Memory

Marian H. Feldman

in Communities of Style: Portable Luxury Arts, Identity, and Collective Memory in the Iron Age Levant

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226105611
eISBN:
9780226164427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226164427.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

Drawing on Bourdieu’s practice theory, style is taken as part of embodied practices that catalyze collective memories and community identity. These stylistic practices include both the production and ... More


Mervyn Reddaway Popham 1927–2000

Gerald Cadogan

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 120, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, II

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263020
eISBN:
9780191734199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263020.003.0017
Subject:
History, Historiography

Mervyn Popham was a questioning, quiet person, driven by an uncompromising honesty to find the truth, and always ready to doubt accepted explanations or any theory-driven archaeology for which he ... More


The Pigi Athinas Tumuli Cemetery of Macedonian Olympus: Burial Customs and the Bioarchaeology of Social Structures at the Dawn of the Late Bronze Age, Central Macedonia, Greece

Paraskevi Tritsaroli

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/9780813062235.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

The Middle-Late Bronze Age (1620–1500 B.C.) was a period of emerging and intensifying social complexity involving small-scale settlement hierarchies, but the archaeological understanding of social ... More


The Origin of Yahweh

Theodore J. Lewis

in The Origin and Character of God: Ancient Israelite Religion through the Lens of Divinity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190072544
eISBN:
9780190072575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072544.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter Six examines the historical origin of Yahweh, the dominant deity of Israelite religion. Readers can evaluate the Hebrew Bible’s foundation stories about Yahweh (and vis-à-vis El worship) ... More


Approaches to Metalwork: The Role of Technology in Tradition, Innovation, and Cultural Change

Barbara R. Armbruster

in Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.003.0018
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter analyses the relationship between technological change and change in cultural identity via a case study on late Bronze/early Iron Age Iberia. It shows that metal technology is a valuable ... 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


Examples of Social Modelling in the Seine Valley during the Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age

Rebecca Peake, Régis Issenmann, and Valérie Delattre

in Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.003.0014
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter presents examples of social modelling in the Seine valley from the late Bronze Age and the early Iron Age (fourteenth–fifth century BC) using data from funerary and settlement contexts. ... More


3.2 ka BP Megadrought and the Late Bronze Age Collapse

David Kaniewski and Elise Van Campo

in Megadrought and Collapse: From Early Agriculture to Angkor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199329199
eISBN:
9780190607920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199329199.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

The collapse of Bronze Age civilizations in the Aegean, southwest Asia, and the eastern Mediterranean 3200 years ago remains a persistent riddle in Eastern Mediterranean archaeology, as both ... More


Metalwork as Evidence for Immigration in the Late Bronze Age

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/9780748623334.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The great wave of destruction and abandonment of Mycenaean sites at or near the end of the Late Helladic IIIB period is one of the inescapable landmarks of the Aegean Late Bronze Age. For the past ... 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


The Foundations of the Kingdom: The Reigns of Labarna and Hattusili I (–c.1620)

TREVOR BRYCE

in The Kingdom of the Hittites

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281329
eISBN:
9780191706752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281329.003.04
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The second phase of the Assyrian colony period was marked by widespread conflicts which affected every area in Anatolia where the Assyrian merchants conducted their trading operations. This was ... More


Death in Late Bronze Age Greece: Variations on a Theme

Joanne M. A. Murphy (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190926069
eISBN:
9780190926090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190926069.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

Late Bronze Age tombs in Greece and their attendant mortuary practices have been a topic of scholarly debate for over a century, dominated by the idea of a monolithic culture with the same ... More


Variety Is the Spice of Life: Introduction and Discussion

Joanne M. A. Murphy

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/9780190926069.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

The goal of this volume is to generate discussion on the variability in burial practices in Greece during the Late Bronze Age (LBA) and to create a more nuanced understanding of the society by ... More


The Warrior Stelae of the Iberian South-west: Symbols of Power in Ancestral Landscapes

Leonardo García Sanjuán

in Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.003.0025
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The warrior stelae constitute one of the most debated topics of Spanish late prehistory, with a substantial literature that, at the time of writing, comprises six monographs and catalogues and more ... More


Introduction

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/9780719056574.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume, which is about developments in warfare in Greece from the Late Bronze Age to the end of the classical period. It explains that it was ... More


Eurasian Bronze Age: Unsettled Climatic Times

Anthony McMichael

in Climate Change and the Health of Nations: Famines, Fevers, and the Fate of Populations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190262952
eISBN:
9780197559581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190262952.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

The Story Now Moves beyond the mid- Holocene. By around 4000 B.C.E., viable agrarian settlements had appeared in many parts of the world. Not only could larger ... More


Epilogue

William M. Schniedewind

in The Finger of the Scribe: How Scribes Learned to Write the Bible

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190052461
eISBN:
9780190052492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052461.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

First, this book has sketched out some of the historical context from which the early Israelite scribal curriculum emerged. As the New Kingdom receded, emerging kingdoms borrowed and adapted some of ... More


The Geographical and Historical Setting

Franco De Angelis

in Archaic and Classical Greek Sicily: A Social and Economic History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780195170474
eISBN:
9780190465339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170474.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Iron Age conditions in Sicily are considered to see what role the preceding geographical and historical setting played in shaping the societies and economies established by Greeks. Sicily lost its ... More


State Correspondence in the Hittite World

Mark Weeden

in State Correspondence in the Ancient World: From New Kingdom Egypt to the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199354771
eISBN:
9780199354795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354771.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the evidence for the internal correspondence of the Hittite state during its so-called imperial period, c. 1450–1200 BC and analyzes the organization of long-distance state ... More


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