Cultural Practices and Material Culture in Archaic and Classical Crete : Proceedings of the International Conference, Mainz, May 20-21, 2011.

By: Pilz, OliverContributor(s): Seelentag, GunnarPublisher: Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc., 2014Copyright date: ©2014Description: 1 online resource (296 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783110331783Subject(s): Material culture -- Greece -- Crete -- CongressesGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cultural Practices and Material Culture in Archaic and Classical Crete : Proceedings of the International Conference, Mainz, May 20-21, 2011DDC classification: 939.18 LOC classification: GN406 -- .C858 2014ebOnline resources: Click to View
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Intro -- Contents -- Introduction -- Excavations at Azoria and Stratigraphic Evidence for the Restructuring of Cretan Landscapes ca. 600 BCE -- Archaic and Classical Axos -- Mind the Gap: Knossos and Cretan Archaeology of the 6th Century -- Drinkers, Hosts, or Fighters? Masculine Identities in Pre-Classical Crete -- An Epic Perspective on Institutionalization in Archaic Crete -- Archaic Laws and the Development of Civic Identity in Crete, ca. 650-450 BCE -- "… there shall be no punishment to them." Observance of Law and Social Integration in Sparta and Crete -- Reading and Writing Archaic Cretan Society -- Use, Re-Use and Erasure of Archaic and Classical Gortynian Inscriptions. An Archaeological Perspective -- Graves and Grave Markers in Archaic and Classical Crete -- Narrative Art in Archaic Crete -- Isolation, Austerity and Fancy Pottery. Acquiring and Using Overseas Imported Fine Wares in 6th- and 5th-Century Eastern Crete -- Index.
Summary: Crete offers rich material for investigating questions at the heart of research on social organization in ancient Greece. The essays in these proceedings use archeological and historical approaches to analyze the processes of structural change that took place in the cities of Crete during the Archaic and Classical periods, bringing together for the first time various research methods to develop a coherent perspective.
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Intro -- Contents -- Introduction -- Excavations at Azoria and Stratigraphic Evidence for the Restructuring of Cretan Landscapes ca. 600 BCE -- Archaic and Classical Axos -- Mind the Gap: Knossos and Cretan Archaeology of the 6th Century -- Drinkers, Hosts, or Fighters? Masculine Identities in Pre-Classical Crete -- An Epic Perspective on Institutionalization in Archaic Crete -- Archaic Laws and the Development of Civic Identity in Crete, ca. 650-450 BCE -- "… there shall be no punishment to them." Observance of Law and Social Integration in Sparta and Crete -- Reading and Writing Archaic Cretan Society -- Use, Re-Use and Erasure of Archaic and Classical Gortynian Inscriptions. An Archaeological Perspective -- Graves and Grave Markers in Archaic and Classical Crete -- Narrative Art in Archaic Crete -- Isolation, Austerity and Fancy Pottery. Acquiring and Using Overseas Imported Fine Wares in 6th- and 5th-Century Eastern Crete -- Index.

Crete offers rich material for investigating questions at the heart of research on social organization in ancient Greece. The essays in these proceedings use archeological and historical approaches to analyze the processes of structural change that took place in the cities of Crete during the Archaic and Classical periods, bringing together for the first time various research methods to develop a coherent perspective.

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