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

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2.4.4. Greek settlements in continental Southeastern Europe
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A. Introduction

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A glance at a historical map of the Mediterranean and Black Sea showing the many Greek apoikiai scattered around them is enough to make clear why Plato compares the Greeks to ‘ants or frogs around a pond’ (Pl. Phd. 109 a–b). The Balkan coasts of the Adriatic, the northern Aegean and Propontis ( Northern Greece 2.5.2.) and the Black Sea all were destinations for Greek settlements in the Archaic Period. Each individual settlement, however, had its o…

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Gimatzidis, Stefanos, “2.4.4. Greek settlements in 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 20 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_006673>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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