A Companion to Ancient Thrace

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Julia Valeva, Emil Nankov, Denver Graninger
John Wiley & Sons, 15 giu 2015 - 512 pagine

A Companion to Ancient Thrace presents a series of essays that reveal the newly recognized complexity of the social and cultural phenomena of the peoples inhabiting the Balkan periphery of the Classical world.

• Features a rich and detailed overview of Thracian history from the Early Iron Age to Late Antiquity

• Includes contributions from leading scholars in the archaeology, art history, and general history of Thrace

• Balances consideration of material evidence relating to Ancient Thrace with more traditional literary sources

• Integrates a study of Thrace within a broad context that includes the cultures of the eastern Mediterranean, southwest Asia, and southeast Europe/Eurasia

• Reflects the impact of new theoretical approaches to economy, ethnicity, and cross-cultural interaction and hybridity in Ancient Thrace

 

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Indice

Geography
12
Early History of Thrace to the Murder of Kotys I 360 BCE
35
Thrace from the Assassination of Kotys I to Koroupedion 360281 BCE
48
Roman Thrace
75
Thrace in Late Antiquity
91
Settlements
109
Dolmens and RockCut Monuments
126
Ritual Pits
144
Introduction to the Numismatics of Thrace ca 530 BCE46 CE
265
The Greek Colonists
295
Athens
308
Thracian and Macedonian Kingship
337
Tensions Interactions and Osmosis
352
Celts
366
Social Life of Thrace
385
Urbanization
399

Tomb Architecture
158
The Decoration of Thracian Chamber Tombs
180
Gold Silver and Bronze Vessels
197
Adornments
212
The Pottery of Ancient Thrace
229
Inscriptions
243
Trade
412
Warfare
426
Religion
443
Index
457
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Informazioni sull'autore (2015)

Julia Valeva is Professor at the Institute for Art Studies at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. She is the author of The Painted Coffers of the Ostrusha Tomb (2005) and Typology of the Thracian Tombs (2013).

Emil Nankov is the Archaeology Program Officer of the American Research Center in Sofia, Bulgaria. He is a co-editor of Heraclea Sintica: from Hellenistic polis to Roman civitas, (4th c. BC-6th c. AD) (2014).

Denver Graninger is Assistant Professor of History at the University of California, Riverside and faculty member of the Tri-Campus Graduate Program in Classics. He is the author of Cult and Koinon in Hellenistic Thessaly (2011).

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