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

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2.6.12. Greeks in Asia Minor
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A. Greek settlement areas

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During the first half of the 1st millennium, settlement areas where the majority language and culture were Greek existed along the coasts of Asia Minor. The oldest and densest of them lay on the western, Aegean coast, which had maintained close contact with Minoan Crete and the Mycenaean mainland in the BA (BNP Atlas 25–29). From the 14th century to the early 12th century,  Mycenaean settlements stood on th…

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Kerschner, Michael, “2.6.12. Greeks in Asia Minor”, 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_007828>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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