Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC

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1.1. Landscapes of the Mediterranean world
(3,849 words)

A. The concept of ‘landscape’

[German source]

‘Landscape’ as the term is used here should not be understood in an idealized aesthetic sense, but rather in the sense prevalent in culture studies: as the subjective perception and construction of a space informed by culture. ‘Landscapes are created by people – through their experience …

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Von Rüden, Constance, “1.1. Landscapes of the Mediterranean world”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC, English edition by John N. Dillon; Translated by Duncan A. Smart (2018). Original German-language edition: Frühgeschichte der Mittelmeerkulturen: Historisch-archäologisches Handbuch. Herausgegeben von Anna-Maria Wittke. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 10. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2015). Consulted online on 26 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_005103>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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