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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

The Ancient Coinages of the Iberian Peninsula  

Pere P. Ripollès

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Feb 2012
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Nov 2012
The minting of coins in the Iberian Peninsula spread in from the mid-fifth century BC until the reign of the emperor Claudius. The first coinages were struck in the Greek colonies of ... More

Ancient Written Sources for Engineering and Technology  

Serafina Cuomo

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Dec 2009
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Sep 2012
This article tries to illustrate an idea of the range of extant ancient textual sources for engineering and technology. It also presents a broad outline of how the production of texts ... More

Animal Husbandry, Hunting, Fishing, and Fish Production  

Geoffrey Kron

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Dec 2009
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Sep 2012
Archaeozoological research provides impressive, long-neglected evidence for the technical sophistication and productivity of Greco-Roman animal husbandry. A case can be made that the ... More

Antonine Coinage  

Liv Mariah Yarrow

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Feb 2012
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Nov 2012
Under the Antonine emperors, imperial and provincial coinage largely follow the pattern of prior periods, with certain significant developments both in minting practices and iconographic ... 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

Archaeology  

Henry Hurst

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2012
The idea of classifying archaeology as a ‘tool’ alongside prosopography, metre, and numismatics, while ‘culture change’, ‘urbanism’, and ‘fall and transitions’ are classified under ... More

The Archaeology of War  

Simon James

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Jan 2013
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Jan 2013
This chapter concentrates on the contribution of archaeology to understanding aspects of ancient warfare, archaeological methodology, and its achievements and problems in the context of ... More

Architecture  

Edmund Thomas

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2012
Perhaps more than other aspect of Roman culture, the study of architecture is affected by two preconceptions, the first resulting from its durability, the second from later attitudes. ... 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

Armenia  

Tim Greenwood

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Oct 2012
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Nov 2012
This article discusses Armenian history in Late Antiquity. It considers the multiple and varied influences upon all aspects of Armenian society and culture, from far-reaching decisions ... 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

Babies in the Well: Archeological Evidence for Newborn Disposal in Hellenistic Greece  

Maria A. Liston and Susan I. Rotroff

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Dec 2013
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Dec 2013
High infant mortality is an acknowledged fact of life in antiquity. However, infant burials are relatively rare, and Greek sources offer little information on views of the newborn dead. ... More

Barbarians: Problems and Approaches  

Michael Maas

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Oct 2012
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Nov 2012
This article examines Roman approaches to the barbarians in terms of history writing, diplomacy, science, and law. It then describes how Christianity after Constantine influenced all of ... More

Bathhouses As Places of Social and Cultural Interaction  

Yaron Z. Eliav

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2012
This article discusses Roman public bathhouses, which provided a wide range of services that included swimming pools, saunas, and meeting rooms. It looks at the technology and cultural ... More

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