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

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1.4.1. Written sources
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A. Genres and the history of scholarship

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Written sources for early Mediterranean history (1200–600 bc) include historical sources in the strict sense, i.e. those recording actual historical events in any form (inscriptions, historical texts), and literary texts, which may relate historical information but primarily transmit f…

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Patzek, Barbara, “1.4.1. Written sources”, 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 19 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_005145>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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