mycenaean civilization an annotated bibliography through 2002 revised edition

Download Book Mycenaean Civilization An Annotated Bibliography Through 2002 Revised Edition in PDF format. You can Read Online Mycenaean Civilization An Annotated Bibliography Through 2002 Revised Edition here in PDF, EPUB, Mobi or Docx formats.

Mycenaean Civilization

Author : Bryan Feuer
ISBN : 9780786426980
Genre : History
File Size : 23. 27 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 972
Read : 591

Get This Book


Classical Greeks considered the Mycenaean civilization to be the basis of their glorious and heroic heritage, but its material existence was not confirmed until the excavations of Heinrich Schliemann in the late nineteenth century. In the ensuing years, as with the field of archaeology in general, emphasis has shifted from revealing monuments and finding treasure to dealing with less glamorous, more scientifically-oriented investigations concerning aspects such as social and political organization, economic functions and settlement patterns. With its more than 2000 entries, this reference work serves as both an introduction to and a summary of the study of ancient Mycenaean civilization. Considerably expanded from the first edition, there are 500 new entries representing materials published since 1991. The largest part of the book is made up of annotated bibliography entries arranged topically with introductory material for each section. The book also includes a general introduction to Mycenaean civilization, a glossary, and author, place and subject indexes.

Boundaries Borders And Frontiers In Archaeology

Author : Bryan Feuer
ISBN : 9780786473434
Genre : History
File Size : 52. 77 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 516
Read : 1115

Get This Book


Until fairly recently, archaeological research has been directed primarily toward the centers of societies rather than their perimeters. Yet frontiers and borders, precisely because they are peripheral, promote interaction between people of different polities and cultures, with a wide range of potential outcomes. Much work has begun to redress this disparity of focus. Drawing on contemporary and ethnographic accounts, historical data and archaeological evidence, this book covers more than 30 years of research on boundaries, borders and frontiers, beginning with The Northern Mycenaean Border in Thessaly in 1983. The author discusses various theoretical and methodological issues concerning peripheries as they apply to the archaeological record. Political, economic, social and cultural processes in border and frontier zones are described in detail. Three case study societies are examined--China, Rome and Mycenaean Greece.

Beyond Thalassocracies

Author : Evi Gorogianni
ISBN : 9781785702044
Genre : History
File Size : 62. 21 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 842
Read : 464

Get This Book


Beyond Thalassocracies aims to evaluate and rethink the manner in which archaeologists approach, understand, and analyze the various processes associated with culture change connected to interregional contact, using as a test case the world of the Aegean during the Late Bronze Age (c. 1600–1100 BC). The 14 chapters compare and contrast various aspects of the phenomena of Minoanisation and Mycenaeanisation, both of which share the basic underlying defining feature of material culture change in communities around the Aegean. This change was driven by trends manifesting themselves in the dominant palatial communities of each period of the Bronze Age. Over the past decade, our understanding of how these processes developed and functioned has changed considerably. Whereas current discussions on Minoanisation have already been informed by more recent theoretical trends, especially in material culture studies and post‐colonial theory, the process of Mycenaeanisation is still very much conceptualized along traditional lines of explanation. Since these phenomena occurred in chronological sequence, it makes sense that any reappraisal of their nature and significance should target those regions of the Aegean basin that were affected by both processes, highlighting their similarities and differences. Thus, in the present volume we focus on the southern and eastern Aegean, in particular the Cyclades, Dodecanese, and the north-eastern Aegean islands.

Kingship In The Mycenaean World And Its Reflections In The Oral Tradition

Author : Ione Mylonas Shear
ISBN : UOM:39015060778191
Genre : History
File Size : 66. 44 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 538
Read : 784

Get This Book


During the last few decades, there has been great interest in the problems of defining the extent and nature of kingship in the Mycenaean world. Questions concerning the degree of economic and religious power held by the king have been given special emphasis. This book surveys the conclusions drawn by individual scholars studying the Linear B tablets, contrasts their theories with our knowledge of the Mycenaean kingdoms as derived from the archaeological record, and finally compares this evidence with possible reflections in the oral tradition, specifically in the Iliad and Odyssey . This approach leads to the suggestion that the king in the Mycenaean period had only limited power over the society and its economy. Although the king appears to have controlled a large segment of the economy, it is argued here that other individuals and family groups within the kingdom also had a certain degree of economic independence.

A Companion To Linear B

Author : Yves Duhoux
ISBN : 9042918489
Genre : History
File Size : 71. 6 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 662
Read : 1307

Get This Book


Linear B is the earliest form of writing used for Greek; it is a syllabic script which belongs to the second half of the Second Millennium BC and precedes the earliest alphabetic texts by at least four hundred years. The tablets written in this script offer crucial information about the Mycenaean Greeks and their time. But who wrote these documents? How can we read them, understand them and interpret them? What do they teach us about the history, economy, religion, society, geography, technology, language, etc. of the Mycenaean period? The Companion aims at answering these and other questions in a series of chapters written by a team of internationally recognized specialists in the subject, who not only summarize the results of current research but also try to explain the problems which arise from the study of the texts and the methods which can be used to solve them. No Mycenologist can currently cover with authority the whole field and the Companion is aimed both at the beginner who needs an introduction to this area and to advanced scholars (archaeologists, historians, classicists) who require an up-to-date account which can serve as a standard reference tool and highlight the remaining problems.

Bibliographic Index

Author :
ISBN : STANFORD:36105025908224
Genre : Bibliographical literature
File Size : 26. 99 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 350
Read : 341

Get This Book



American Book Publishing Record

Author :
ISBN : UOM:39015066043186
Genre : American literature
File Size : 49. 74 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 953
Read : 326

Get This Book



American Reference Books Annual

Author : Bohdan S. Wynar
ISBN : UOM:39015066009815
Genre : Reference books
File Size : 90. 4 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
Download : 158
Read : 801

Get This Book


1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.

The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
ISBN : UOM:39015066099238
Genre : English literature
File Size : 87. 80 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 676
Read : 512

Get This Book



Against The Grain

Author :
ISBN : UOM:39015063375177
Genre : Acquisitions (Libraries)
File Size : 57. 83 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 348
Read : 1118

Get This Book



Top Download:

Best Books