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

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2.4.1. Overview: Continental Southeastern Europe
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A. Introduction

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The region of continental southeastern Europe that borders Greece (2.5.) to the north is much larger than Greece and warrants classification as a subcontinent. In the south it extends to the northern shore of the Aegean Sea, in the east to the Black Sea and in the west to the Adriatic. Its coasts became more readily accessible from the eastern Mediterranean by the 18th century, as  sails replaced oars in ship…

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Hänsel, Bernhard, “2.4.1. Overview: Continental Southeastern 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_006545>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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