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

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2.8.12. Phoenicians and protohistoric cultures on the Canary Islands
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A. Settlement, cultural phases, dating

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There is as yet no archaeological evidence of permanent human presence in the archipelago of the  Canary Islands (Mela 3,102; Plin. HN 6,202–205: Fortunatae insulae/Purpurariae insulae) before the 1st millennium. The protohistorical period here began in the 1st millennium bc and lasted until the 15th century ad. The first people to occupy th…

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Pablo, Atoche Peña, “2.8.12. Phoenicians and protohistoric cultures on the Canary Islands”, 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 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_009186>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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