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Classical Archaeology
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I. General (CT)

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A. Terminology (CT)

A peculiarity of the discipline is the absence of a generally accepted concept of Classical Archeology (CA), which in a good third of German-speaking universities is simply called Archaeology, either by way of obvious simplification or by way of conscious extension of the subject-matter, thereby sacrificing the aspect and claim of the ‘Classical’. One of its most prominent research bodies, the Deutsches Arc…

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Niemeyer, Hans Georg (Hamburg), Willers, Dietrich (Berne), Schweizer, Stefan (Kassel RWG) and Schweizer, Beat (Tübingen RWG), “Classical Archaeology”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 24 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1409080>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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