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

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Preface
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This volume examines the hitherto somewhat neglected ancient cultural epoch of the ‘early Mediterranean world’, which in this case encompasses the period from the Late Bronze Age to the dawn of the so-called historical period, which archaeologists generally call the ‘Iron Age’. The period from around 1200 to 600 BC covers the transition from the Late Bronze to the Iron Age (which took place at different times in different regions), the Early Iron Age (which in some regions is still called the ‘D…

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Wittke, Anne-Maria, “Preface”, 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_014229>
First published online: 2018
First print edition: 20180517



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