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

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2.2.1. Overview: Southern France and Central Europe
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A. Geography

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This geographical macroregion to the north of the Mediterranean stretches from the Pyrenees across the northern Alps to the northern periphery of the Adriatic. The Alps are an integral component of the region, functioning as a southern frontier to the Italian peninsula. In the west, exchange with the Mediterranean was shaped by the contact zone with Etruscan and Greek settlements on the southern French coast (Etruscans and Greeks in southern France 2.2.4.Massilia 2.2.5.Liguria…

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Bartelheim, Martin, “2.2.1. Overview: Southern France and Central Europe”, 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 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_005490>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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