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

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2.6.10. Luwian cultural sphere
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A. Definition

[German source]

The ‘Luwian cultural sphere’ refers to the presumed settlement area of the LBA (until the 12th cent.) and EIA (12th–7th/6th cents.) Luwians. The distribution of the Luwian language in the LBA suggests that their territory may have covered much of Asia Minor (cf. BNP Atlas 22), while linguisti…

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Aro, Sanna and Wittke, Anne-Maria, “2.6.10. Luwian cultural sphere”, 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_007750>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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