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

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2.5.2. Northern Greece and the islands of the northern Aegean
(3,275 words)

A. Definition

[German source]

Today, northern Greece is understood to comprise the administrative regions of  Macedonia and  Thrace with clearly drawn boundaries. In Antiquity, however, the northern limit of Greek settlement and the Greek cultural sphere was neither clear nor as important as modern scholars sometimes suggest. Instead, there were frontier regions, functioning as buff…

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Gimatzidis, Stefanos, “2.5.2. Northern Greece and the islands of the northern Aegean”, 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 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_006784>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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