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

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2.1.1. Overview: Iberian Peninsula
(3,647 words)

A. Position, geography and resources

[German source]

The Iberian Peninsula forms the southwestern part of the European continent to which it is connected by a short neck of land. With the exception of a few readily negotiable passes, it is cut off from the rest of Europe by the high mountain chain of the Pyrenees. It is therefore somewhat removed from the rest of the European m…

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Bartelheim, Martin, “2.1.1. Overview: Iberian Peninsula”, 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 23 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_005242>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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