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After Antiquity  

Clifford Ando

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2012
The analysis and periodisation of the events and changes that take us from the Roman Empire at its height to whatever came after it have long occupied a distinguished place in European ... More

Agriculture and Farming  

Zeev Safrai

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2012
This article presents a survey of research in farming and agriculture. It discusses the extent the economy was open that involved export and import. It then demonstrates how the local ... More

Anatolian States  

Trevor Bryce

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Feb 2013
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Jan 2013
This chapter explores the history of state formation in the Anatolian States, focusing on the Hittite state, which it explains arose in north-central Anatolia early in the Late Bronze Age ... More

Ancient Near Eastern City-States  

Steven J. Garfinkle

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Feb 2013
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Jan 2013
This chapter examines the history of the formation of city-states in the Fertile Crescent. It provides a working definition of city-state in both spatial and social terms, and describes ... More

Anthropology  

Maurizio Bettini

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2012
Anthropology and the humanities both deal with man, but they deal with utterly different kinds of man. To put them together was a difficult task, therefore: it was not a simple question of ... More

Arts and Crafts, Manufacture and Production  

Uzi Leibner

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2012
This article deals with Jewish arts and crafts and manufacture and production. It first introduces the sources used to shed more light on the crafts, manufacture, and production industries ... More

Bronze Age Greece  

John Bennet

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Feb 2013
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Jan 2013
This chapter examines the history of state formation in ancient Greece during the Bronze Age, providing an overview of the nature of the Minoan states and the extent of control exercised ... More

The Byzantine Successor State  

John F. Haldon

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Feb 2013
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Jan 2013
This chapter examines the history of state formation in the Byzantine Empire, or the eastern Roman Empire, during the fourth century to the fifteenth century CE. It explains that the ... More

Carthage  

Walter Ameling

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Feb 2013
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Jan 2013
This chapter examines the history of state formation in Carthage, explaining that the history of the Carthaginian state is one with a changing constitution, with new institutions emerging ... More

Clothing  

Dafna Shlezinger‐Katsman

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2012
This article discusses the garments that were worn by the Jews in Israel during the Graeco-Roman period. The discussion uses available material and literary sources, and tries to determine ... More

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