Colonization: Phoenicians, Greeks and Etruscans in the Mediterranean area (c. 11th–6th cents. BC)
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The term ‘colonization’ here encompasses various settlement movements in the Mediterranean region from the 11th cent. on, which had a significant impact on the political geography and history of the Mediterranean world. The peoples involved were the Phoenicians, Greeks and Etruscans. This definition does not include, for example, immigrations during the 3rd/2nd millennia, the Mi…

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Wittke, A.-M., “Colonization: Phoenicians, Greeks and Etruscans in the Mediterranean area (c. 11th–6th cents. BC)”, 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 September 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps3_BNPA068>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20091241



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