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

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2.5.3. Northwestern Greece
(2,111 words)

A. Overview

[German source]

Northwestern Greece comprises the regions of Epirus, Acarnania and the Ionian Islands. Epirus extended from what is now southern  Albania to the Gulf of Ambracia. Acarnania lay to the south, separated from Aetolia to the east by the Achelous. The group of the  Ionian Islands lies off the west coast of the mainland. In the period under scrutiny here, the Ionian Islands were close contact not only with the northwestern Greek mainland, but also with the western Peloponnese (2…

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Eder, Birgitta and Gimatzidis, Stefanos, “2.5.3. Northwestern Greece”, 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 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_006839>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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