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

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2.2.7. Heuneburg
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Heuneburg on the upper Danube is one of the most important archaeological sites of Central Europe and is justifiably claimed to be the oldest town north of the Alps. It is very possible that this is the polis that Herodotus (2,33) calls Pyrene. An extensive settlement complex undoubtedly existed here during the later  Hallstatt period (620–450). At its height, it covered up to 100 ha and, according to recent estim…

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Fernández-Götz, Manuel and Krausse, Dirk, “2.2.7. Heuneburg”, 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 22 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_005629>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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