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

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2.8.4. Eastern Maghreb and Sahara
(2,922 words)

A. Geography, state of research, sources

[German source]

In general, researchers have paid little attention to the early history of North Africa. It has always been overshadowed by work on the ancient ‘colonial powers’, the Phoenicians and Greeks, and in later phases with the Romans [6]; [2643–72]; [27], and by a preoccupation with extraordinary funerary monuments [3]. In consequence, the peculiarities and accomplishments of indigenous African…

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Mattingly, David, “2.8.4. Eastern Maghreb and Sahara”, 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 21 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_008912>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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