The La Tène Culture (c. 450 BC – c. AD 1)
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In the 5th cent. BC, the cultural structure of the Hallstatt period in eastern France and southwest Germany underwent a fundamental change. The majority of the Hallstatt settlement centres, the so-called princely residences, lost their status, being either destroyed or deserted, while formerly subordinate areas north of the previous centres sudd…

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Hoppe, T., “The La Tène Culture (c. 450 BC – c. AD 1)”, 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 24 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps3_BNPA080>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20091241



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