The Eastern Mediterranean in the Late Bronze Age (c. 1400–1200 BC) – political and cultural interconnections
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This map focusses on the interaction between the territories settled and culturally dominated by the Mycenaeans, the so-called Mycenaean koine (c. 1400–c. 1200 BC), and the system of states in the eastern Mediterranean under the hegemony of Ḫattusa and Egypt. On the basis of archaeological evidence and Linear B inscriptions, it traces the development of the Mycenaean koine in Greece and the…

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Wittke, A.-M., “The Eastern Mediterranean in the Late Bronze Age (c. 1400–1200 BC) – political and cultural interconnections”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 3 : Historical Atlas of the Ancient World, English edition by Christine Salazar (2010). Original German-language edition: Historischer Atlas der antiken Welt. Herausgegeben von Anne-Maria Wittke,Eckhart Olshausen und Richard Szydlak. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 3. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 21 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps3_BNPA028>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20091241



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