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Aegina Kolonna  

Walter Gauss

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2012
Aegina was one of the major centers of the Aegean Bronze Age. This article discusses the most important information about the site of Kolonna, the main settlement known on the island. The ... More

Aegina, the Cyclades, and Crete  

Kenneth Sheedy

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Feb 2012
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Nov 2012
During the fifth and sixth centuries BC, the massive issues of Aegina dominated coin circulation throughout the Cyclades and Crete. The Cycladic islands were quick to bring out their own ... More

Akrotiri  

Christos Doumas

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2012
Forty years of continuous and systematic geological and archaeological investigations at Akrotiri on the island of Santorini (Thera) have yielded ample evidence for reconstructing the ... More

Alexander the Great  

Pierre Briant

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Aug 2009
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Sep 2012
This article argues that the centrality of Alexander the Great to the study of imperialism and cultural transfer can scarcely be in doubt. Indeed, the subject of Alexander is so heavily ... More

Archaeology  

James Whitley

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Aug 2009
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Sep 2012
This article emphasizes that no ancient artefact can speak to people in isolation; rather, one has to consider the ‘patterns’ of occurrence, and the dialogue they establish with other ... More

Argolid  

Sofia Voutsaki

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2012
The Argolid is one of the most intensively investigated and best-documented regions of the Aegean. Due to its fertile soils and its geographic position at the crossroads of communication ... More

Asia Minor to the Ionian Revolt  

Koray Konuk

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Feb 2012
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Nov 2012
Monetary exchange in Asia Minor started with barter and continued with the use of a wide range of commodities as money. Coinage originated in the middle of the seventh century. In Anatolia ... More

The Athenian Empire  

Polly Low

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Aug 2009
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Sep 2012
This article argues that problems of terminology also plague the study of the Athenian Empire, drawing attention to the many ancient Greek words that have been translated as ‘empire’. ... More

Ayia Triada  

Vincenzo La Rosa

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2012
Ayia Triada was first explored in May 1902 by F. Halbherr and was originally thought to be a necropolis of Phaistos. Halbherr bore in mind the crucial issue of the relationship between the ... More

Boeotia  

Anastasia Dakouri-Hild

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2012
Boeotia, is located in central mainland Greece and a number of surveys have taken place in it to date. Other surveys have taken place as part of the Ohio Boeotia Thisbe Expedition, the ... More

Cape Gelidonya Shipwreck  

George F. Bass

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2012
The Cape Gelidonya shipwreck lies at the western side of the mouth of the Antalya Bay in southern Turkey. The current between these islands, especially when a calm allows water backed up ... More

Central and Southern Peloponnese  

William G. Cavanagh

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2012
The Peloponnese, the heartland of Mycenaean civilization, covers about 19,000 square kilometers. Of this, the Argolid, so prominent in accounts of the Bronze Age Aegean, forms only eleven ... More

Chronology and Terminology  

Sturt W. Manning

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2012
This article argues that scholarship that is concerned with the discovery, creation, and interpretation of Aegean prehistory has, throughout its history, been intimately associated with ... More

The Collapse at the End of the Bronze Age  

Oliver Dickinson

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2012
General loss of faith in “invasion theories” as explanations of cultural change, doubts about the value of the Greek legends as sources for Bronze Age history, and closer dating of the ... More

Coming of Age, Peer Groups, and Rites of Passage  

Claude Calame

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Aug 2009
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Sep 2012
In comparing the symposium to a Männerbund (brotherhood), this article reflects on its role as a backdrop to the discourse of social ‘initiation’ in a broader discussion of ‘rites of ... More

Crete  

Erik Hallager

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2012
This article discusses the history of Late Minoan Crete as a period of many changes. It finds the flourishing time of the Minoan palaces with the first real urban society on European soil. ... More

Crete  

Peter Tomkins and Ilse Schoep

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2012
This article states that traditionally, the story of the Early Bronze Age of Crete has been one constructed between two pivotal points of change. The first, at the Neolithic period—Early ... More

Crete  

Ilse Schoep

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2012
This article suggests that the emergence of the “First” or “Old” Palaces is generally considered to be the main event of the Middle Bronze Age on Crete. These “palaces” are widely believed ... More

Cyclades  

Robin L. N. Barber

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2012
This article states that the excellent recent survey of Penelope Mountjoy employs a slightly different approach, taking the phases of the Mycenaean pottery sequence as the framework and ... More

Cyclades  

Colin Renfrew

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2012
This article argues that the Cyclades have played a central role in the prehistory of the Aegean. Even in the late Upper Palaeolithic period, before there is evidence of permanent ... More

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