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

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2.5.4. Thessaly, central Greece and Euboea
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A. Thessaly

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Like many other regions of Greece, Thessaly suffered great turmoil around 1200 associated with the fall of the Mycenaean  palace states. Changes in settlement patterns are particularly apparent in the region around the Pagasetic Gulf. The main centre of  Dimini, in many respects reminiscent of the Mycenaean palaces of southern Greece, was destroyed at the beginning of the 12th century (LH IIIC Early) – rather later than the palaces of the Argolid – and fin…

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Ruppenstein, Florian, “2.5.4. Thessaly, central Greece and Euboea”, 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 27 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_006873>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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