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By G R Tsetskhladze

ISBN-10: 9004155767

ISBN-13: 9789004155763

This 3-volume guide is devoted to at least one of the main major methods within the historical past of old Greece - colonisation. Greeks manage colonies and different settlements in new environments, constructing themselves in lands stretching from the Iberian Peninsula within the west to North Africa within the south and the Black Sea within the north-east. during this colonial international Greek and native societies met, inspired and enriched one another. The instruction manual brings jointly historians and archaeologists, all global specialists, to give the newest rules and facts. The significant target is to provide and replace the overall photograph of this phenomenon, exhibiting its significance within the heritage of the full historic international, together with the close to East. This paintings is devoted to the overdue Prof. A. J. Graham. This moment quantity comprises chapters on important Greece at the eve of the colonisation flow, starting place tales, colonisation within the Classical interval, the Adriatic, the northern Aegean, Libya and Cyprus.

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50 And at least two cities of Chalcidice trace their founding back to members of the Trojan campaign: Scione, which is said to have been founded by the Achaeans of the Peloponnese on their way home after the fall of Priam’s city (Thucydides 4. 120. , if not earlier. And naturally, these traditions about the presence of known Mycenaeans in northern Greece54 are backed up by the large and ever-increasing numbers of Mycenaean finds being turned up by excavations in this region, many of which consist of ceramic wares.

There is also an important and extensive Neolithic settlement in the wider area. 86 We do not know when Greeks first settled here, and anyway no written evidence survives which describes Pydna as a Greek See Krebber 1972. Cf. Merkelbach 1973; Kramer and Hubner 1976. Besios 1987, 209–10; 1988; 1989; 1990; 1991; 1992; 1993a, 203–4; 1996, 233–36; Besios and Krachtopoulou 1994. See also Besios 1993b; 1985. For Pydna, see also Papazoglou 1988, 106–10; Vokotopoulou 2001, 742–3; Hatzopoulos and Paschidis 2004, 806.

107 Moschonissioti 1988; Ignatiadou and Skarlatidou 1996; Allamani et al. 1999, 153–6 and n. 3 (for further bibliography); Grammenos 1997; Ignatiadou 1997 Grammenos and Pappa 1989–90, 223–6, 278–80 (M. Tsigarida); Skarlatidou 1990b; 2002. 120 Excavations in the 108 The finds indicate that there was an important ancient city here, as was Dikaia, judging by the contribution which it was paying into the treasury of the First Athenian League. See Hammond 1998, 395. 109 Lazaridou and Moschonissiotou 1988, 359; Lazaridou 1990, 308–9.

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