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Archaeology and the emergence of ancient Greece

Author: Anthony M Snodgrass
Publisher: New York : Cornell University Press ; Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

This book brings together twenty-five papers by A. M. Snodgrass covering four decades of work on pre-Classical and Classical Greece.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony M Snodgrass
ISBN: 9780801445286 0801445280 9780801473548 0801473543 9780748623334 0748623337
OCLC Number: 768127353
Description: ix, 485 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt. I. A Credo --
1. Archaeology --
2. Greek archaeology and Greek history --
3. The new archaeology and the classical archaeologist --
4. A paradigm shift in classical archaeology? --
5. Separate tables? : a story of two traditions within one discipline --
Pt. II. The early Iron Age in Greece --
6. Metalwork as evidence for immigration in the late Bronze Age --
7. The coming of the Iron Age in Greece : Europe's earliest bronze/iron transition --
8. The Euboeans in Macedonia : a new precedent for westward expansion? --
9. The rejection of Mycenaean culture and the Oriental connection --
10. An historical Homeric society? --
Pt. III. The early polis at home and abroad --
11. Archaeology and the rise of the Greek state --
12. Heavy freight in archaic Greece --
13. Interaction by design : the Greek city state --
14. The economics of dedication at Greek sanctuaries --
15. Archaeology and the study of the Greek city --
16. The nature and standing of the early western colonies --
Pt. IV. The early polis at war --
17. The hoplite reform and history --
18. The historical significance of fortification in archaic Greece --
19. The 'hoplite reform' revisited --
Pt. V. Early Greek art --
20. Poet and painter in eighth-century Greece --
21. Narration and allusion in archaic Greek art --
22. The uses of writing on early Greek painted pottery --
23. Pausanias and the chest of Kypselos --
Pt. VI. Archaeological survey --
24. Survey archaeology and the rural landscape of the Greek city --
25. Rural burial in the world of cities.
Responsibility: Anthony Snodgrass.


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... from an historiographical standpoint, this work is uniquely invaluable for anyone who wishes to grasp the complexities of the various scholarly debates. Bryn Mawr Classical Review ... a book that Read more...

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