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

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2.1.2. Catalan Urnfield Culture
(1,194 words)

A. Geography and cultural history

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Catalonia makes up the northeastern extremity of the Iberian Peninsula and thus is directly connected by land with southern France and thence with Central Europe (Southern France and Central Europe 2.2.). Cultural contacts with the heart of Europe are thus strongest here. The Pyrenees separate Catalonia from southern France but can be crossed via many passes. The topography and climate of the region varies dramatic…

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Bartelheim, Martin, “2.1.2. Catalan Urnfield Culture”, 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 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_005270>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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