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Troia and the troad scientific approaches ; with 23 tables

Author: Günther A Wagner
Publisher: Berlin Heidelberg New York Hong Kong London Milan Paris Tokyo Springer 2003
Series: Natural science in archaeology
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It is my pleasure to welcome you here on the occasion of the International Symposium, "Landscape Troia between Earth History and Culture". The topic Troia has stimulated many scientists, historians  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Kongress
Additional Physical Format: Online-Ausg.
Troia and the Troad
Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2003
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Günther A Wagner
ISBN: 9783540437116 3540437118
OCLC Number: 722874793
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 403 - 432
Description: XVI, 448 S. Ill., graph. Darst., Kt. 24 cm
Contents: 1 Introduction - Troia and Natural Sciences.- Historical and Geological Context of the Troad.- 2 The Case for Historical Significance in Homer's Landmarks at Troia.- 3 The Relationship Between Man and Landscape in the Troad During the Ottoman Period.- 4 Heidelberg Radiocarbon Dates for Troia I to VIII and Kumtepe.- 5 Seismotectonics and Geology of Troia and Surrounding Areas, Northwest Anatolia.- 6 The Link Between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Since the End of the Last Ice Age: Archaeology and Geology.- 7 On the Oscillations of the Black Sea Level in the Holocene Period from an Archaeological Viewpoint.- 8 The Black Sea, the Sea of Marmara and Bronze Age Archaeology - an Archaeological Predicament.- 9 Delta Evolution and Culture - Aspects of Geoarchaeological Research in Miletos and Priene.- Mineral Deposits and Materials.- 10 Early Bronze Age Metallurgy in the Northeast Aegean.- 11 On the Composition and Provenance of Metal Finds from Besiktepe (Troia).- 12 Provenance of White Marble Building Stones in the Monuments of Ancient Troia.- 13 Provenance Studies of Pottery and Granite Columns in Troia.- 14 On the Origin of Coarse Wares of Troia VII.- Archaeobiology.- 15 Environmental Aspects of Economic Changes in Troia.- 16 Troia and Fallow Deer.- 17 Troian Bird Remains - Environment and Hunting.- 18 Proposal of an Effective Concept for the Troad - a Strategy for the Preservation of an Important Ecological Building Block in the International System of Bird Migration.- 19 Rural Plenty: the Result of Hard Work - Rich Middle Bronze Age Plant Remains from Agios Mamas, Chalkidike.- 20 Regional Palaeodemographic Aspects of Troia and Its Ecosystem.- Landscape Change of the Trojan Site and Plain.- 21 Some Open Questions About the Plain of Troia.- 22 The Geophysical Mapping of the Lower City of Troia/Ilion.- 23 Stratigraphy, Geochemistry and Geochronometry of Sedimentary Archives Around Hisarhk Hill - a Pilot Study.- 24 Sedimentary Facies Patterns and the Interpretation of Paleogeographies of Ancient Troia.- 25 Geoarchaeological Interpretations of the "Troian Bay".- References.
Series Title: Natural science in archaeology
Responsibility: Günther A. Wagner ... (ed.)
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