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

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2.2.8. Mont Lassois
(1,727 words)

A. An early Celtic ‘princely seat’ in Burgundy

[German source]

During the  Hallstatt period (cf. Western Hallstatt zone 2.2.6.) in the 6th century, the hilltop settlement on Mont Lassois (near Vix, département of Côte d’Or/Burgundy), situated at the point on the upper reaches of the Seine where the broad valley narrows to a gorge between two outcrops, ruled over a territory with a radius of around 50 km. Th…

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Chaume, Bruno, Reinhard, Walter and Nieszery, Norbert, “2.2.8. Mont Lassois”, 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 16 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_005634>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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