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

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2.3.18. Sardinia
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Sardinia, the second-largest island of the Mediterranean in the centre of the sea, was an important military and commercial station on east-west maritime routes [143–5]. Because the name of the aboriginal population is unknown, the indigenous people are generally named after their monumental buildings,  ‘nuraghes’. Inscriptions also mention Nurrenses, which may be etymologic…

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De Vincenzo, Salvatore, “2.3.18. Sardinia”, 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 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_006344>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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