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

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2.6.7. Phrygia
(4,586 words)

A. Location, names, language

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IA Phrygia occupied part of the northwestern half of the central Anatolian plateau. The exact extent of the Phrygian heartland (central Phrygia) is difficult to determine, but it probably comprised the region surrounding the eastern bend of the Sangarius (Sakarya) and was centred on  Gordium, around 100 km southwest of  Ankara on the Yassıhöyük hill bes…

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Van Dongen, Erik, “2.6.7. Phrygia”, 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 25 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_007586>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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