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The ancient Greek farmstead

Author: Maeve McHugh
Publisher: Oxford : Oxbow Books, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite the difficult nature of scholarship surrounding farmsteads, this site type is repeatedly used to describe small sites in the countryside which have varying evidence of domestic, storage, and agricultural activity. The aim of this book is to engage with the archaeological and textual data for farmsteads dating to the Classical-Hellenistic period of mainland Greece, with the purpose of understanding how these  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maeve McHugh
ISBN: 9781785706417 1785706411
OCLC Number: 1011357241
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 198 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Introduction --
Ancient farming and farmsteads: sources, problems, and debates --
The archaeology of farmsteads and their agricultural role --
The connected countryside: agricultural networks in the northeastern Peloponnese --
Farming and the ancient agricultural economy --
The ancient Greek farmstead.
Responsibility: Maeve McHugh.

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A new study of ancient Greek farmsteads from the Classical to the Hellenistic periods combining archaeological and textual data to demonstrate the fundamental role these sites played in ancient Greek  Read more...

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[a] very welcome because it is the first time that the ancient Greek farmstead is treated integrally, thereby tying together a very fragmented scholarly discourse. * Journal of Greek Archaeology *

 
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