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

Get access

2.8.7. Western Maghreb
(4,467 words)

A. Geography, names, languages

[German source]

Neither the literary tradition nor classical studies has a consistent cultural-geographical designation for the western Maghreb during the early historical period. Ancient Egyptian sources mention Rbw (BNP Atlas 33), while Greek authors in the 6th century simply began to call all peoples between the Nile and the Atlantic  Líbyoi and Líbyes (Pind. Pyth. 9,105 and 117; Hecat. …

Cite this page
Ardeleanu, Stefan, “2.8.7. Western Maghreb”, 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 26 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_008962>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



▲   Back to top   ▲